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 30 at the Fairmont Hotel on West Georgia Street, 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 Marcia Nozick, founder of EMBERS (the Eastside Movement for Business and Economic Renewal Society), William Azaroff of Vancity, Don McQuaid of World Housing, and Craig Ryan, head of business development at the Bank of Canada.
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 30, 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 30
Time: 8 am to 12:30 pm
Where: Fairmont Hotel Vancouver — Colombia Ballroom, 900 West Georgia Street
Price: $95 — Tickets available via Eventbrite