Mutual Prosperity for Businesses and the Poor workshop

Event Details

Mutual Prosperity for Businesses and the Poor workshop

Time: October 21, 2011 from 9am to 1pm
Location: Linklaters
Street: 1 Silk Street
City/Town: London
Phone: 020 7566 6626.
Event Type: interactive, workshop
Organized By: Business in the Community International Team
Latest Activity: Oct 15, 2011

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Event Description

Why?

• If you are you looking to be inspired and for support to accelerate your businesses’ progress on the International Corporate Responsibility agenda and the UN Millennium Development Goals (MDGs)
• If you want to hear from peers on how they have developed businesses initiatives that positively impact international development and the MDGs
• If you want to explore the benefits and challenges of addressing the 'bottom of the pyramid' consumers as a new market opportunity.

 

When?

The event will take place on Friday October 21, from 09:00 – 13:00

 

Where?

This workshop is kindly hosted by Linklaters
Linklaters, 1 Silk Street,
London, EC2Y 8HQ

 

What will you get out of attending?

Learn more about how businesses have developed programmes to address the MDGs and how they have overcome challenges
Explore the benefits and challenges of addressing the ‘bottom of the pyramid’ consumers as a new market opportunity
Discuss the challenges and successes of implementing MDG programmes with peers in an open forum
Hear from Malcolm Lane, Director of Corporate Affairs of Tata Consultancy Services, on TCS’s award winning initiatives including the Adult Literacy Programme and Tata Swach Nanotech water purifier and learn about TCS’s principles on how to set up a successful business programme which positively impacts the MDGs and can achieve scale

 

How?

To register please book your place at BITC website

Or email elisa.naveran@bitc.org.uk or call on 020 7566 6626.

 

Registration fee:

• BITC members: 175 + vat
• Non members: 245 + vat

 

Spaces are limited so please book early to avoid disappointment.

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