What is a purpose-led strategy
Join us on Thursday 25th November from 5-6 pm for our panel event – What is a purpose-led strategy – hosted by Dee Corrigan, joined by three panellists, Rebecca Marmot (Chief Sustainability Officer at Unilever), Oliver Holbourn (Director of Strategy & Ventures at NatWest), and Dominic Emery (Dominic Emery – Chief Of Staff at BP).
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Purpose - What challenges will the next 10 years bring?
On May 3rd 2022 Blueprint hosted an event to bid farewell to Charles Wookey and welcome our new CEO Sarah Gillard.
The evening included a panel moderated by Andrew Hill, FT, exploring the opportunities for purpose-led business in coming years, with panellists, Alison Rose CEO of NatWest Group, Professor Rebecca Henderson, Harvard Business School, Margaret Heffernan, Author, and Nilesh Dosa, Founder of icanyoucantoo.
Sustainability in a purpose-led business: evolving from a function to a mindset
Watch our panel event – Sustainability in a purpose-led business: evolving from a function to a mindset – discussing this shift, what the role of sustainability could become, and how this is an opportunity to reset our ambitions as individuals and businesses to make the changes needed to become truly sustainable businesses.
Dee Corrigan is joined by three panellists, Julie Hirigoyen, (Chief Executive at UK Green Building Council and Blueprint Trustee), Kirsty Britz, (Director of Sustainable Banking, NatWest Group Plc), Ali Sheridan, (Sustainability and Climate Adviser / PhD Candidate).
What is a purpose-led strategy
Watch our panel event – What is a purpose-led strategy – discussing why strategy is key in delivering on a business’s purpose and how it benefits society.
Dee Corrigan is joined by by three panellists, Rebecca Marmot (Chief Sustainability Officer at Unilever), Oliver Holbourn (Director of Strategy & Ventures at NatWest), and Dominic Emery (Dominic Emery – Chief Of Staff at BP) who shared practical insights and their experiences leading on strategy in different organisations.
Valuing diversity and building bridges
Watch our panel event – Valuing diversity and building bridges – A vulnerable and insightful conversation about diversity and allyship in business.
Dee Corrigan is joined by panellists Samuel Okafor (NatWest), Alison Taylor (Ethical Systems) and Nick Dalton (Former Unilever) to discuss their experiences and share practical advice for others, before opening the discussion to attendees.
Purpose and everyday decision making
Hear Sue Garrard in conversation with Dee Corrigan discussing how purpose comes to life in organisations through the choices people make every day, drawing on her work with large multinational companies.
Agitating for Change
Watch our panel event – Agitating for Change – hosted by Dee Corrigan with Jo Alexander, bp, Lydia Hascott, Finance Innovation Lab, and Rishi Madlani, NatWest Group who discuss how they facilitate and enable change within organisations, their experiences, and their practical advice for others, before opening the discussion to attendees.
Profit and purpose – in practice
Hear Alex Edmans in conversation with Dee Corrigan discussing the practical challenges businesses face, drawing on Blueprint’s engagements with FTSE 100 companies.
Purpose for PLCs – Time for Boards to focus?
Charles chairs a discussion between Sir Ian Powell (Chair, Capita); Maaike de Bie (General Counsel and company secretary at easyJet and Trustee of A Blueprint for Better Business); and Christopher Saul (former senior partner, Slaughter and May). Members of the working group who worked with Blueprint on our paper, they ask what purpose means in practical terms for boards and how can they assess progress?
What if business could help solve the greatest problems of our time?
Harvard Business School Professor, Rebecca Henderson speaks to Blueprint CEO Charles Wookey to discuss her new work, Blueprint’s role and how companies are putting purpose into practice.
How not to run an unfair business
Held at the RSA on 5th March 2019 this panel explored what it means for a company to behave fairly, encouraging businesses to think harder about the issue and work towards fairer processes and outcomes. Chaired by Matthew Taylor, speakers included Onora O’Neill, Justin King, Jane Corbett and Charles Wookey.
We have held a number of major conferences. Overviews of these can be seen here:
To see more videos from these conferences and our other past events visit our YouTube channel