Corporations, People And The Planet
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|Thu 26 Apr ’12, 9:00am–5:00pm||
Where: Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre, 1 Convention Centre Place, South Wharf , Melbourne
Restrictions: All Ages
An extraordinary array of talent headlined by acclaimed actress Sigourney Weaver, scientist David Suzuki and musician/humanitarian Bob Geldof will examine what it takes for businesses to be sustainable over the long term at an event in Melbourne on April 26 2012.
Corporations, People & the Planet - aims to bring together businesspeople, environmentalists, academics, young people and scientists for the common cause of ensuring the future of the planet.
Weaver, Geldof and Suzuki along with sustainability advocate Professor L. Hunter Lovins, founder of Natural Capitalism Solutions, will kick start the three-day event with conference style presentations for up to 5,300 delegates.
On the two days following, April 27 and 28, RMIT will host the United Nations Global Compact Cities Programme – an initiative that brings mayors from the world’s most innovative cities, leaders in the corporate and non-governmental organisation arenas as well as a number of international academics working on the ethics and practice of sustainability.
Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre, 1 Convention Centre Place, South Wharf , Melbourne