Responsibility and Sustainability in Business Practice

Posted by als26 at Apr 07, 2017 11:20 AM |
A series of events exploring contemporary themes in business practice, community development and sustainability.

The School of Business are pleased to invite you to our series of events taking place from 8-11 May 2017. 

I, Daniel Blake

Monday 8 May 2017 

The School of Business is pleased to host a screening of Ken Loach's award winning film I, Daniel Blake. The film will be introduced by Dr Jo Grady, who will look at the how the research conducted in the School links with the key themes in the film.

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United Nations Sustainable Development Goals Roadshow

Tuesday 9 May 2017

Global Goals, adopted by the UK and the other 192 member states of the United Nations, provide a path to end extreme poverty, fight inequality and injustice, and protect our planet. The Goals also offer business a tremendous new growth strategy and an opportunity to rebuild trust with society.

The School of Business is committed to making the Global Goals central to management education, research and consultancy. In cooperation with the UN Global Compact Network UK and the UK and Ireland PRME chapter, we are proud to organise the Making Global Goals Local Business Day.

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Dean's Lecture: Social Enterprise - Business for Good

Wednesday 10 May 2017

For our third Dean's Lecture, we welcome Dorothy Francis the School.  Dorothy's lecture will explore how social enterprise moves from theory to practice and will illustrate how social businesses bring about positive, tangible change in local, national and international settings.

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Smart Money? Faith, Ethics, Finance in a Globalised World

Thursday 11 May 2017

In this globalised economy, can faith still play a pivotal role within financial ethical decision making?  Can we still learn something from ancient wisdom? Our keynote speaker Dr Atul Shah will present the accumulation of thirty years' research within the Jain community unravelling the secrets to their wide and sustained success in finance. This will be followed by Dr Mohamed Shaban's lecture about his inspirational research investigating the role of Islamic finance within the financial structure of small and medium enterprises. The presentations will be followed by a question and answer session.

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 All of our events are free and open to staff, students and the general public.








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