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Buildings and infrastructure services of the future: NWSBQ event round-up

Sophie Taylor, our Marketing Apprentice, recaps on June’s NWSBQ event: Last Thursday was our second NWSBQ of 2016, with an all-female panel of construction industry experts giving us an overview of progress in the sector. Our first speaker, Cat Hirst, … Continue reading

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March 2016’s NWSBQ: Tackling food waste

Zero domestic food waste – it’s possible. The clear, punchy opening given by Dr Wayne Martindale of Sheffield Business School, and the sort of sky’s-the-limit thinking ideal for beginning an evening of ‘tackling food waste’. This event was this quarter’s … Continue reading

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December 2014’s NWSBQ: Reimagine, redesign – future thinking

The last event of 2014 was off to a flying start when the day remained hurricane-free (unlike this time last year…). Many thanks to Bruntwood for our wonderful venue yet again, as well as Axion Consulting for sponsoring the wonderful … Continue reading

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September 2014’s NWSBQ: The circular economy

“It’s not rocket science”: some of Steve Wallace’s first words as he took centre stage to introduce the concept of the circular economy (CE) to everyone attending the third NWSBQ of 2014. As always, our attendees were treated to wonderful … Continue reading

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June 2014’s NWSBQ: Social impacts in the supply chain – take two

Earlier this month, NWSBQ took place once again on the wonderfully scenic 24th floor of City Tower in the centre of Manchester. As always, we were treated to fantastic views of the city and beyond. Once again, we would like … Continue reading

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March 2014’s NWSBQ: Out of your hands – customer engagement

The 24th floor of City Tower was buzzing last week at the latest instalment of NWSBQ, hopefully all attendees left as inspired, challenged and refreshed as I did. Our speakers brought enthusiasm, ideas and challenges to the floor around the … Continue reading

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December 2013’s NWSBQ: Communications: how social media changed everything

Last week saw us host an unusual NWSBQ. Due to the severe winter weather conditions on the day the UK typically ground to a halt and more specifically the trains ground to a halt. Even more specifically the train with … Continue reading

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September 2013’s NWSBQ: Why doing good is good business

Yet again we had a packed out room on the 24th floor at Bruntwood’s City Tower discussing “why doing good is good business.” We had two excellent speakers who have experience form the corporate world and public sector on why … Continue reading

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June 2013: Independent NWSBQ review

Read about the last NWSBQ from impartial Marc Hudson, editor of Manchester Climate Monthly here.

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June 2013’s NWSBQ: The sustainability specialist – the conscience of the business?

Yet another successful event under our belts. The food was good, the view was as stunning as ever, the crowd friendly and the talks stimulating and challenging. What more could you want of an evening? Last Thursday we welcomed Verity … Continue reading

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