2018 National Sustainability in Business Conference

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2018 National Sustainability in Business Conference

As we head into another big year of green advocacy here at Eco Warrior Princess, we’re making some big moves in the name of sustainability. While our work tends to focus on the steps individuals, families and households can take to live more sustainably, we have known for some time that real progress can only be made when consumers, industry and government work together.

And that’s why I’m beyond thrilled to announce our new media partnership with the Association for Sustainability in Business, an Australian incorporated non-government, non-profit organisation whose aim is to design, plan and develop Australia while “being aware of one planet living, one world resources and ongoing community and business sustainability.”

The Association is made up of members from industry; professionals who are affiliated with sustainable practices, triple bottom line principles, policy and academia. Its goal is to serve its members by sharing information about the latest industry practices, trends and policies. The Association also organises nationwide events for thought leaders and academics to share and exchange sustainability knowledge.

The Association for Sustainability in Business Inc. facilitates collaboration, information sharing, and professional networking to encourage sustainable business operations.” – Association for Sustainability website.

Its first conference is the 2018 National Sustainability in Business Conference which will be held on Thursday 8 and Friday 9 March 2018 at Hotel Grand Chancellor in Brisbane. This annual conference focusses on best practices within organisations and offers information to help businesses implement change. It is suitable for academics, policy makers, industry professionals, small businesses, national companies and multinational corporations.

While the Association organises conferences throughout the year, this one is shaping up to be its largest. And for those keen on networking with like-minded forward-thinking professionals, there’s a Business Leaders Breakfast in this year’s program too!

2018 National Sustainability in Business Conference to be held in Brisbane
The 2018 National Sustainability in Business Conference to be held in Brisbane on March 8-9.
Here are just some of the conference speakers lined up for the event:
  • Dr Helen Lewis, Adjunct Professor, Institute for Sustainable Futures, University of Technology Sydney & Environmental Consultant, Helen Lewis Research
  • Mr Chris Nunn, Head of Sustainability, Real Estate, AMP Capital
  • Mr Tony Roberts, Deputy Director-General, Environmental Policy and Planning, Department of Environment and Heritage Protection
  • Ms Kate Wakeling, State Community Manager – Queensland, Bendigo and Adelaide Bank Limited
  • Ms Simone Looi-Britton, Sustainability & Public Policy General Manager, Veolia Australia and New Zealand
  • Mr Jon Westover, Managing Director – Global Operations, Jurlique International
  • Dr Kate Ringvall, Sustainability Manager, IKEA Australia
  • Ms Pauline Gregg, General Manager, Environment, Telstra
  • Ms Emma Herd, CEO, Investor Group for Climate Change
The 2018 National Sustainability in Business Conference will cover topics across technology, automation, sustainability construction, food security, politics and procurement. Below are just some of the exciting talks listed on the program:
  • Rethinking Sustainability to Enable a Circular Economy (or to Resource the World)
  • Clearing the Decks: The State of E-Waste Recycling in Australian Business
  • Bioplastics and Why Bio Is Not the Same as Bio
  • The Art of Sustainability in The Age of Digital Disruption
  • Crypto Currencies and Blockchain Technology: Encouraging More Sustainable Business Processes
  • Building A Successful Business Case for Climate Change Mitigation
  • From Food Waste to Fertiliser
  • Opportunities for Sustainable Urbanism from The Rise of Autonomous Vehicles
  • The Investor Perspective on Climate Change
  • Infrastructure Funding: Green Economy Development and Circular Economy Design for Sustainability

This is an amazing opportunity to be at the forefront of Australia’s sustainability movement and learn from some of our country’s leading sustainability innovation experts. So get your tickets now to avoid missing out!

Early bird registrations closes 5pm this Monday January 29 2018. Use our promo code EWP18 and receive 15% off the registration rate. You can purchase your tickets here. Once early bird registration expires, the price goes up even with our discount code, so hurry if you don’t want to pay extra! Plus it just makes good business sense to do so ha!

“We hope to contribute to a vision of how cities and communities operate when considering issues such as environment, governance, health, liveabilty, design, resource and food security. We will also examine the important role business has in the “People, Planet, Profit” paradigm.” – Association for Sustainability in Business website.

Disclosure: EWP is proudly affiliated with the Association for Sustainability in Business. For each ticket sold using our code, we earn a small commission. All monies earned through sponsorship and affiliate partnerships help to cover our rising team and operational costs. For more info, visit this page.

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