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Louder Than Words The B Corp Festival Sep 10 - 11. Oxford, UK Agenda Buy Tickets
Louder Than Words The B Corp Festival Sep 10 - 11. Oxford, UK.
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Against all the Odds – becoming a B Corp within the Built Environment

Hosted by: Energylab Consulting Ltd. Leading the change Audience Size: Up to 35 View map Buy Tickets View full agenda

What to expect?

Telling the story of being one of the first building services design practices to become a B Corp in the UK – our journey from start to where we are now and what it means to us, not just as a business but as a team of engineering professionals wanting to be a force for good. How we, as a small team of engineers, without any marketing support, beat the odds and became a pioneer in our sector. Our Founding Director, Marian Ferguson, does have a track record though. Having been one of the few female design engineers in the construction industry for decades, Marian came to London and started up her own practice with the aim of doing things differently and changing the way building services engineering was perceived. Nearly 12 years on, with 40 years in the construction industry, Marian will share those experiences and hopefully inspire others to go on their journey to reach their goals, even when others are telling you it can’t be done.

Why join this session?

To hear about the B Corp journey from the perspective of a SME in the Construction Industry

What are the key outcomes?

To demonstrate that – against the odds – you can do it. If you believe, you can achieve what others say you can’t. I hope this will inspire others to reach their potential.

Capacity

25 spaces available

Session hosted by

Marian Ferguson

This session is being run multiple times. To help plan your agenda, these times are 13:30, 14:40 and 15:50 on Wednesday

Location

ST ANNE'S COLLEGEOX2 6HS
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Time Name Hosted by Theme Audience Size
Tue, Sep 10
10:30 - 12:30 Morning session live and streamed from The New Theatre Leading the changeNow, togetherRegenerative futures 100 +
14:00 - 14:40 Creative workshop: ‘Making the connection’ – how to bring sustainability into your brand story Nice and Serious Leading the change Up to 35
14:00 - 14:40 How to Do Good: Active bystander intervention for cultural change Diversifying Group Leading the change 36 - 100
14:00 - 14:40 Panel: Telling your sustainability story with influence and integrity The Guardian Leading the change 100 +
14:00 - 14:40 Reframing diversity for genuine workplace inclusion Diversifying Group Leading the change 36 - 100
14:00 - 14:40 Start where you are Opencast software Leading the change Up to 35
14:00 - 14:40 There is no regeneration without Disability liberation ThisAbility Limited Leading the change 36 - 100
14:00 - 14:40 Triangular Innovation: Powering progress through dynamic partnerships Pangaia Materials Science Ltd Leading the change Up to 35
14:10 - 14:40 Big Relationships = Big Impact: Unleashing people power to deliver meaningful change COOK Leading the change 100 +
15:10 - 15:50 Big Relationships = Big Impact: Unleashing people power to deliver meaningful change COOK Leading the change 100 +
15:10 - 15:50 Creative workshop: ‘Making the connection’ – how to bring sustainability into your brand story Nice and Serious Leading the change Up to 35
15:10 - 15:50 Empowering Change: Examples of Advocacy from the Better Business Act Coalition B Lab UK Leading the change 100 +
15:10 - 15:50 How to Do Good: Active bystander intervention for cultural change Diversifying Group Leading the change 36 - 100
15:10 - 15:50 Reframing diversity for genuine workplace inclusion Diversifying Group Leading the change 36 - 100
15:10 - 15:50 Start where you are Opencast software Leading the change Up to 35
15:10 - 15:50 There is no regeneration without Disability liberation ThisAbility Limited Leading the change 36 - 100
15:10 - 15:50 Triangular Innovation: Powering progress through dynamic partnerships Pangaia Materials Science Ltd Leading the change Up to 35
16:00 - 17:00 AI and the Global Majority (intersectionality) debate – is what we’re implementing really for good? New Ways Leading the change 100 +
16:15 - 17:00 Salmon Nation: Help protect wild salmon. How Patagonia is partnering with grassroots organisations to end open pen fish farming. Patagonia Leading the change 100 +
16:20 - 17:00 Actions not words: Driving change for a better business Bates Wells Leading the change Up to 35
16:20 - 17:00 Big Relationships = Big Impact: Unleashing people power to deliver meaningful change COOK Leading the change 100 +
16:20 - 17:00 Can big business really change for good? B Lab UK Leading the change 100 +
16:20 - 17:00 Creative workshop: ‘Making the connection’ – how to bring sustainability into your brand story Nice and Serious Leading the change Up to 35
16:20 - 17:00 How to Do Good: Active bystander intervention for cultural change Diversifying Group Leading the change 36 - 100
16:20 - 17:00 Reframing diversity for genuine workplace inclusion Diversifying Group Leading the change 36 - 100
16:20 - 17:00 Start where you are Opencast software Leading the change Up to 35
16:20 - 17:00 There is no regeneration without Disability liberation ThisAbility Limited Leading the change 36 - 100
16:20 - 17:00 Triangular Innovation: Powering progress through dynamic partnerships Pangaia Materials Science Ltd Leading the change Up to 35
Wed, Sep 11
10:00 - 12:00 Morning session live and streamed from The New Theatre Leading the changeNow, togetherRegenerative futures 100 +
13:30 - 14:10 Against all the Odds – becoming a B Corp within the Built Environment Energylab Consulting Ltd. Leading the change Up to 35
13:30 - 14:10 Building brave B Corp boards with The Good Board The Good Board Leading the change Up to 35
13:30 - 14:10 Building trust through transparent communications: Aligning ESG, DEI, and Corporate Messaging CommUnique Leading the change Up to 35
13:30 - 14:30 Conscious Inclusion and the risk of leaving your brain on autopilot Compelling Culture Leading the change Up to 35
13:30 - 14:10 How to navigate B Corp recertification in large organisations Octopus Leading the change 100 +
13:30 - 14:10 What does ‘Climate Justice’ mean anyway? From Ethnic Minority to Global Majority Purpose Union Leading the changeRegenerative futures Up to 35
14:40 - 15:20 Against all the Odds – becoming a B Corp within the Built Environment Energylab Consulting Ltd. Leading the change Up to 35
14:40 - 15:20 Building trust through transparent communications: Aligning ESG, DEI, and Corporate Messaging CommUnique Leading the change Up to 35
14:40 - 15:20 Culture Jenga: Building a Foundation with Company Values Junxion Leading the change Up to 35
14:40 - 15:20 How to navigate B Corp recertification in large organisations Octopus Leading the change 100 +
14:40 - 15:20 What does ‘Climate Justice’ mean anyway? From Ethnic Minority to Global Majority Purpose Union Leading the changeRegenerative futures Up to 35
14:40 - 15:20 What is a regenerative business? A co-creation workshop Forster Communications Leading the change 100 +
15:30 - 14:30 Conscious Inclusion and the risk of leaving your brain on autopilot Compelling Culture Leading the change Up to 35
15:30 - 16:30 The Perils of Perfectionism: Greenwashing, Greenhushing, or genuine change? The Collective Dairy Leading the change 36 - 100
15:50 - 16:30 Building trust through transparent communications: Aligning ESG, DEI, and Corporate Messaging CommUnique Leading the change Up to 35
15:50 - 16:30 How to navigate B Corp recertification in large organisations Octopus Leading the change 100 +
15:50 - 16:30 What does ‘Climate Justice’ mean anyway? From Ethnic Minority to Global Majority Purpose Union Leading the changeRegenerative futures Up to 35
15:50 - 16:30 What is a regenerative business? A co-creation workshop Forster Communications Leading the change 100 +
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