Change Management for Environmental Sustainability (Sydney, AU)
Join us on the 20th November for an amazing opportunity to gain invaluable insights in to Change Management for Environmental sustainability. Sustainability is an important emerging, though challenging area for Change practitioners. This is a unique opportunity for you to learn from a panel of experts on a hot topic.
Our expert panel from both corporate and academia, including Oz Harvest and the UTS Business School, Centre for Business and Social Innovation - will present a case study and research perspectives on landing internal and external change for environmental sustainability.
In addition, there will be an interactive panel discussion, including questions and answers opportunities for the audience.
What a great opportunity to connect with industry leading experts, a range of change practitioners to share and learn more about the work we all do or aspire to!
About our Panel
Ben has a background in Civil engineering with project management experience across the rail and transport sector. Starting as a volunteer with OzHarvest in 2016, he worked as a driver for 9 months where he saw the full spectrum of engagement with food waste and rescue from our Woolworths and other donors. Now working as the National Business Development Manager, he assisted Woolworths with feedback to develop their Reducing Food Waste program, and now leads the national OzHarvest teams.
Caroline has worked as a global director assisting major organisations in the ICT, mining, banking and manufacturing sectors to implement governance processes, risk management and CSR reporting. Caroline’s recently completed PhD examined the use of CSR reporting, such as GRI and TCFD, in driving real change for sustainability and risk management across organisations. Caroline is currently working with one of Australia’s major retailers to implement change for sustainability focusing on plastics and food waste.
Patrick is the Director of the Sustainable Business Group Pty Ltd. He is an advisor to government and business on strategies that accelerate corporate sustainability. Patrick has partnered with clients on projects that span climate change strategy, training and education, research, government policy and program development. He has a PhD from the University of Technology, Sydney where he examined strategic change practices for corporate sustainability in business.
A particular feature of Patrick’s work has been the development of collaborative, peer-to-peer learning networks for sustainability practitioners in business. Project examples include providing advice and facilitation to the City of Sydney’s Better Buildings and the Sustainable Destinations Partnership programs; design and facilitation of collaborative learning events for energy efficiency policy makers in emerging economies through the International Energy Agency’s E4 program and the design and facilitation of a value chain collaboration project in the wine industry to improve packaging sustainability.
Relevant publications authored by Patrick include a white paper and a series of presentations in New York for the Newman Real Estate Institute on 'Integrating Climate Change into Strategic Planning', analysis of 20 Clean Energy Strategies developed by businesses under the NSW Government’s Clean Energy Strategies for business program and a case study of the Australian Packaging Covenant Organisation's (APCO) Wine Industry Stakeholder Engagement Project
We acknowledge and thank our event sponsor Woolworths Group for their support.
Woolworths Group is one of Australia's largest retailers with some of the most recognised and trusted brands – including Woolworths, Countdown, Dan Murphy's, BWS and BIG W. Woolworths Group is a proud Australian and New Zealand employer and a committed business partner to many thousands of farmers, producers and manufacturers. With a comprehensive change agenda for our 200,000 plus team members across Australia and New Zealand working in over 3,000 different places, the Woolworths culture and change team are developing an innovative approach to the management of change across our multiple brands.
Members free, non-members $30. Members should login to claim the discount. Registration and networking from 5.30pm with the event commencing at 6pm. Times are AEST. Venue is located a short walk from Central Station.
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