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Doughnut Economics: The Future of Business in the 21st Century

  • Friday, 19 July, 2019 - 09:00 to Friday, 19 July, 2019 - 14:30
  • Hawkwood, Painswick Old Road, Stroud , GL6 7QW
  • Bristol
  • Bookings Team
  • info@hawkwoodcollege.co.uk
  • 01453 759 034
  • https://www.hawkwoodcollege.co.uk/event/changing-systems21/
  • This is a day for business leaders and their teams, economists, and companies big or small.

    Speakers: Kate Raworth & Juliet Davenport

Description:

Join us for a hands-on introduction to Doughnut Economics and its practical application to business with Kate Raworth. Through examples of companies big and small, dive into the importance of the design of business itself for achieving the transformations that our economies need. We will hear from Juliet Davenport of Good Energy on how she runs her company within these values.

This is a day for business leaders and their teams, economists, and companies big or small.

Can we do business in the Doughnut? with Kate Raworth
If humanity’s challenge in the 21 st century is to meet the needs of all people within the means of the planet, what does this mean for the future of business?

Join Kate Raworth to explore the many different ways that business is responding to the Doughnut’s challenge, and to the opportunity of becoming regenerative and distributive by design. Through examples of companies big and small, dive into the importance of the design of business itself for achieving the transformations that our economies need.

Kate Raworth’s internationally acclaimed idea of Doughnut Economics has been widely influential amongst sustainable development thinkers, progressive businesses and political activists, and she has presented it to audiences ranging from the UN General Assembly to the Occupy movement.

Juliet Davenport – Good Energy. Running a business along Doughnut Economics lines
Juliet Davenport is founder and CEO of Good Energy – a business that’s successfully subverting the conventional giants of the energy sector. Juliet became frustrated by the lack of change in an industry she knew to be so central to our culture of carbon emissions. She took matters into her own hands and founded Good Energy in 1997. By playing a maverick role in a very conventionally-run industry, Juliet has been part of driving a bigger change among energy’s multinational players.

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