Companies are realizing that if they pursue purpose and an ethical existence in the marketplace, profits will follow. But how do you take your small business in the direction of operating with values? An upcoming event is here to answer that exact question — Industry With Purpose.
Taking place on Thursday, May 16 at Boyce Theatre, the event is set to explore everything from social purpose, to examples of organizations that are doing good, new social procurement strategies, and much more.
You’ll be joining New York Times bestselling author and founder of ME to WE, Craig Kielburger, and Amazon #1 author of Good is the New Cool, Afdhel Aziz, for an informative morning of learning and insight.
In addition to these keynote addresses, you’ll see a panel of local business leaders moderated by David LePage of Buy Social Canada. Panellists include Jeff Loomis of Monumentum, Wayne Chiu, founder and CEO of the Trico Group, Michael Selci senior vice president at the Bank of Canada, and James Boettcher of Fiasco Gelato.
Tim Coldwell, president of Chandos, will also be on the panel. Chandos is a progressive and collaborative construction company and an innovative agent for change in the building industry. By challenging conventional ways of thinking with a fresh perspective, the company works to find a means to a better outcome in everything they do. They offer tailored, smart approaches to building which inspire confidence.
On May 16, the panel will discuss cutting-edge employee engagement ideas and a lot more, leaving you with practical calls to action that your business could benefit from.
Tickets to Industry With Purpose cost $95 and you can get yours via Eventbrite.
At the end of the seminar, you’ll gain the perspectives and ideas to add purpose to your organization, as well as how to create joy and success for each of your employees.
Get ready to discover the tools and knowledge that could change how your business operates, for the better.
When: Thursday, May 16
Time: 8 am to 12:30 pm
Where: Boyce Theatre –1410 Olympic Way SE
Price: $95 — Tickets available via Eventbrite