What is the Purpose of Business?

QandB_Logo_Orange WHITE backgroundQuaker Business Conference ’15

 Wednesday, 4th November 2015 – Friends House, 173-177 Euston Road, London. NW1 2BJ. Programme: (10:30am – 4:30pm)

The 11th Q&B Annual Conference is asking the question ‘What is the purpose of business?’ This question will be addressed by some of the UK’s cutting edge speakers, with opportunities for group exploration in workshops.

Led by Q&B members Tim Phillips and Sally Bagenal, confirmed speakers include:

  • Professor Colin Mayer, Said Business School, author of “Firm Commitment: Why the Corporation is Failing Us and How to Restore Trust in It” and advisor on new business models.
  • Graham Randles, Managing Director of NEF consulting (New Economics Foundation). NEF is an independent think-and-do tank. Their aim to improve quality of life by promoting innovative solutions that challenge mainstream thinking on economic, environmental and social issues.
  • Giles Hutchins, author of ‘The Nature of Business’ fuses a business background with a range of theories and practices (such as bio-mimicry, cradle-to-cradle & industrial ecology) and applies them to the challenges businesses face today.

Register and Pay

The price is £40 for Q&B members, £50 for students and £60 for non Q&B members, including lunch and refreshments.

Bursaries are available. Register and pay for your attendance on Quakers & Business website at the QBC ’15 page.

Hope to see you there!

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About Wendrie Heywood

A life long Quaker, I've been involved in Wardening and building management for all of my professional life. I am a seasoned office manager and executor of projects, used to working either with a single manager or a committee to clarify goals and ensure that these goals come to fruition. I have successfully worked remotely, as an independent worker responsible for setting my priorities and goals with reference to the remit given.

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