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Social Enterprise Conference: Global Shifts 2012

Posted in Events by Kate Archdeacon on November 12th, 2012

12 December , 2012 8:30 amto14 December , 2012 7:00 pm

Global Shifts 2012 – Social Enterprise Conference

Bringing together change-makers, entrepreneurs and high-profile leaders from Australia and abroad the conference will discuss, debate and demonstrate ways in which pushing the boundaries of existing business models can contribute to positive social change.

The conference builds on the groundswell of activity and commitment in the social enterprise space in our region and beyond, and aims to coalesce this energy into a powerful movement for change.

Held over three days the conference will not only stimulate and engage you in ideas and actions, you will have the opportunity to explore social enterprise Melbourne, network, and converse with people from all over the world who are seeking to bring about change.

12 – 14 December

9 workshops; 17 panel sessions; 1 debate and 1 real-live (Social) Dragon’s Den. 5 keynote sessions. 70+ speakers from Cambodia, India, United States, Bhutan, Vietnam, Africa, Palestine, Israel, the UK and Europe; as well as from all over Australia – from cities and from the outback. From philanthropic not-for-profits to big businesses making big changes… this is the Social Enterprise ecosystem in all its diversity and complexity.

If you’ve ever wondered if it’s possible to make a difference…

If you want to find out more about how social enterprises function and what models really work…

If you want to be inspired; learn; debate; discuss; argue; and be amazed…

Then this is the conference for you: 3 days in Melbourne, 12-14 December…might just change your life.

>> www.rmit.edu.au/globalshifts


Sustainability in Business and Government: An introduction to Energy, Water and Waste Management Short Course

Posted in Events by panayiota on June 10th, 2009

RMIT University, in collaboration with the Moreland Energy Foundation Ltd and Sustainability Victoria, wish to offer sustainability practitioners the opportunity to attend a 4 day short course on sustainability. The course aims to inform participants as to the most effective ways to

  • Reduce energy and water use and waste production in a typical business or industry
  • Meet requirements for assessment and compliance, and
  • Communicate within the organisation including explaining the findings to management, staff and external stakeholders

It will also build participants skills to set up an environment/sustainability program in their organisation, including the implementation of recommendations and access to networks and resources for implementation

Dates: 30 June 2009 & 1st July 2009,  14th July 2009 & 15th July 2009
Venue:  Melbourne CBD
For more information, registration and contact details please visit the RMIT website: http://www.rmit.edu.au/browse;ID=cqgc6310nasx