What does the word “sustainability” mean to you and your business? Wondering how to build a more sustainable business? Should you apply for B-corp certification and what would the journey look like? We’ve got you covered!
This event is hosted by Startups Magazine Editor, Anna Flockett, who loves to get chatty with startups and meet new innovators & entrepreneurs driven to change their industries. She has a keen passion to learn about everyone’s story and how startups are doing on their journey.
It’s a VIRTUAL event, with a mix of polls and interactions via our social media channels on Twitter and Instagram in the build-up. So join us, virtually on 8th June at 2pm, as we have partnered with Klyk, who aims to create a new thoughtful, responsible technology standard for a modern business to bring together a fantastic lineup to talk about sustainability within business.
14.00: Arrival and Introduction
14.05: Speaker 1 – Kate Jackson, Co-founder and CEO,will be discussing the implementation of Circular Economy in your business
14.15: Speaker 2 – Sarah Whale, Founder of Profit Impact & Financial Sustainability Consultant will be discussing B-corp certification and financial success in sustainability-focused business
14.30: Speaker 3 – Arif Hussein, Founder & CEO,will be discussing CSR and entrepreneurship
14:40: Q&A moderated by host, Anna Flockett
Register now to save your space and you’ll get free access to Business Balance by mindseed, a 60-minute virtual session to learn about sustainability for SMEs (worth £99 – T&C apply)!Book Your Free Place
Kate Jackson, Co-founder and CEO, Now Sit Down.
Kate writes for Forbes on the circular economy and sustainable business. She is working on a new consumer brand – now, sit down – that designs and sells furniture made in a circular system.
Launching as a b-corp, it gives conscious consumers the opportunity to purchase stylish furniture made in a way that helps them to reduce their environmental impact – without compromise.
Kate has co-founded multiple businesses over the last 15 years, including SilkFred and TableCrowd. She also owns an advisory business for SEIS and EIS tax incentive schemes. She started out as a commercial solicitor in a top City practice.
Sarah Whale FCCA, Founder of Profit Impact & Financial Sustainability Consultant.
Sarah is a qualified finance professional with 30 years of experience in finance and operational roles. In addition to this Sarah is a B Leader and holds the CISL sustainable finance certificate.
Sarah founded Profit Impact in 2020. Profit Impact is your partner to help you achieve social, environmental & financial success in equal measure because we know that true business performance comes from thinking about more than just money.
Arif Hussein, Founder & CEO, Klyk.
Arif is a serial entrepreneur with businesses in financial services, retail, and technology. Before founding Klyk, Arif spent 14 years working in the City after graduating from Pembroke College, Cambridge with an MA in Economics.
He became aware of the e-waste problem a couple of years ago, around the time that advances in tech were slowing down but their durability was increasing. He founded Klyk to help bring confidence to refurbished devices and help businesses to achieve their sustainability goals without it costing the Earth.