Events

Upcoming events

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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Past events

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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. 

Watch this webinar which was held on 25th November 2021

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.

Watch this webinar which was held on 6th October 2021

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. 

Watch this webinar which was held on 31st March 2021

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.

Watch this webinar on demand

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.

Watch this webinar which was held on 24th February 2021

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. 

Watch this webinar which was held on  10 September 2020

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?

Watch this webinar held on 16 September 2020

Download the paper

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.

Watch the event on-demand 

Download the paper