Investing in Responsibility Conference February 2020

GTQ International

GTQ International

Press Release

Investing in Responsibility

Corporate / NGO partnering conference for creating shared value

25 February 2020, Sydney

This exciting conference runs in two tracks aimed at CSR and Sustainability professionals and NGO executives. It culminates with a joint networking event where the corporate and NGO value building can be explored between participants from both tracks.

The Harvard Business School recently reports on an “utter lack of metrics to evaluate the efficacy of CSR programmes”

“I can conceive that the great part of the miseries of mankind are brought upon them by false estimates they have made of the value of things.” Benjamin Franklin

The plenary session sets a framework for negotiating shared value using the Six Capitals architecture.

Topics covered include creating and communicating shared value, SROI, Integrated Reporting, ESG, and ethical value alignment.

Speakers are drawn from cutting-edge consultancies in these areas including, Taimur Siddiqi, Founder, The Incus Group, Martyn Ryan, Chief Executive Officer, Benojo, Melissa Houghton, Director, Eighty20 Communication and Marian Gruber, Director, ZOOID.

About GTQ

GTQ has been training and presenting conferences in Responsible Investing and ESG for eleven years. Its principles are:

Integrity A principled economic response to sustainability and sustainable development

Optimism A focus on positive responses to the current stakeholder context which acknowledges the potential for engagement and action

Rigour A commitment to challenging bias through critical, creative and future thinking

Inclusion An inclusive approach, which embraces the rights and responsibilities of stakeholders locally and globally, now and in the future

Dr Kira Shevchenko was Director of Development and MSc Lecturer for Durrell Institute of Conservation and Ecology, University of Kent and Senior Lecturer of Business Ethics and Sustainability, Canterbury Christ Church University.

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