Inequality in the UK is increasing year on year; a fact highlighted in recent months by releases from Oxfam, the Resolution Foundation and the Joseph Rowntree Foundation. These reports come as Philip Hammond is rumoured to be announcing a plan to ‘extend austerity’ in next week’s Spring Budget: policies estimated to hit the poorest the hardest.
Exploring the evidence & testing assumptions
Date & Time: Thursday 15th September 2016, 5.15pm to 7.30pm
Venue: K & L Gates, 1 New Change, London, EC4M 9AF
Is ‘purpose’ just a fad? What does the latest evidence say? To what extent does it drive business performance? How can a focus on purpose help reconnect business and society? Where does financial return sit in relation to purpose?
On the eve of a groundbreaking interdisciplinary academic conference at London Business School presenting the latest empirical research and testing underlying assumptions about people and purpose, this high level panel discussion will explore some key issues and what the latest evidence reveals.