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December 2015’s NWSBQ: The harm in your office

Cool, relaxed, and captivating: the presenting style of Mark Shayler, hailed by some attendees as our best NWSBQ speaker yet. And, as co-speaker Tracey Rawling Church herself said, a tough act to follow! Massive thanks to both our speakers, who … Continue reading

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September 2015’s NWSBQ: Behaviour change and employee engagement

For September’s event, we welcomed Fiona Place, a Director of Anthesis, as the host of the evening. Ann was able to experience the event from a whole new angle – speaking alongside the inspirational Co-founder of Commercial Group, Simone Hindmarch-Bye. … Continue reading

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June 2015’s NWSBQ: Natural capital

From thundering rivers to the buzzing pollinators just outside your window, it’s time we started valuing our planet’s natural resources. And June’s NWSBQ was about this very thing: natural capital. Many thanks to all those who attended another successful evening … Continue reading

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March 2015’s NWSBQ: Roundtable notes

Here’s a brief synopsis of each discussion: Energy – should we count the cost in cash or carbon? The recession has made cash even more tight than ever, and at present there is a perceived conflict between the “treehugging” case … Continue reading

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March 2015’s NWSBQ: Making energy management core business

Our colleague from Oxford, Fiona Barker, summarises our March 2015 event. Thanks, Fiona! Our First NWSBQ of 2015 was held on the top floor of the City Tower providing beautiful views across the city of Manchester once again. Anthesis would … Continue reading

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Take part in new study – your experience of influencing your organisation’s environmental impact

For those of you who have been to NWSBQ in the last couple of years you may well know Nadine, she hosts our social responsibility roundtable. Even if you don’t know her, please read! Nadine is currently carrying out research … Continue reading

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Change of plan: Social Impacts in the Supply Chain

Change of plan! Due to the weather turning against Mallen Baker and Chris Harrop, preventing them from reaching us for the December NWSBQ they will now be joining us on Thursday 12th June 2014, you can sign up here.

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1 year on: NWSBQ review

Here at M4C we have just had a review of the first year of NWSBQ, the four of us got together, talked about how we felt the events had gone and looked at and reflected on all the attendee feedback … Continue reading

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June 2012: Roundtable notes

Sustainability Strategies – Size doesn’t matter – you can be small and sustainable too! The vast majority (99%) of businesses in the UK are small or medium sized enterprises (SME). That’s around 4.5 million registered companies in the UK alone. … Continue reading

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