How to Embrace Sustainability to Make Your Business More Resilient
Use sustainability to build a loyal customer & employee relationship while making your business more resilient to shock and change.
Change by Degrees delivers global sustainability expertise for the real world. This award winning business inspires and partners with organisations to help them design sustainability solutions that deliver real, measurable results. Specialised in sustainability strategy, employee engagement, sustainability communications and reporting.
Dr Shine and Madeleine Murray are the Co-founders and Directors of Change by Degrees. Dr Tara Shine spent 20 years as an international climate change negotiator and adviser to governments and world leaders on environmental policy before setting up Change by Degrees. She is author of ‘How to Save Your Planet One Object At A Time’ published in April 2020 by Simon and Schuster. She is a member of faculty of Homeward Bound, a global leadership programme for women in science. Tara is the coming chair of the Board of the International Institute of Environment and Development (IIED).
Madeleine is an archaeologist by training with experience in research, editing and writing at the School of Archaeology, U.C.D. and the National Museum of Ireland. She is an accomplished media strategist, creating and curating impactful content for businesses that reflects their values and vision. She recently acquired a Diploma in UX Design.
COVID-19 is a harbinger of what we can expect in a world of climate extremes. Sustainability can help businesses build resilience to future shocks from pandemics to extreme weather, while engaging employees and customers alike with your business values and purpose.
This Lunch and Learn will explore the risks facing business and how to manage these risks by building resilience through sustainability. We will introduce the SDGs and provide a 10 point framework for resilience building to enable businesses to build back better.
Understanding of sustainability and the SDGs
Risk and resilience in a COVID world
Familiarity with the business case for sustainability
Introduction to the Change by Degrees ‘Resilience 10 point Plan’