Hear from thought leaders Daniel Flynn, Thankyou, Monica Becker, Cradle to Cradle Products Innovation Institute, and Melina Morrison from BCCM - sharing their perspectives on balancing profit with purpose, how to navigate business challenges and enact real change.
Daniel Flynn is the Managing Director and Co-founder of Thankyou. In 2008, Daniel led a group of people who launched Thankyou and have seen it grow from a small start-up become one of Australia’s leading mainstream social enterprises. Today, Thankyou’s products are stocked by major retailers in Australia, with every product contributing to helping end global poverty. To date, Thankyou has raised over $17 million to impact the lives of people across 22 countries.
Monica Becker is Director of Beauty, Personal Care and Household Products at the Cradle to Cradle Products Innovation Institute, which sets a global standard for products that are safe, circular and made responsibly. Monica has over 35 years’ experience in improving the sustainability of products and packaging.
Melina Morrison is the CEO of the Business Council of Co-operatives and Mutuals (BCCM), the peak body for member-owned businesses in Australia. Melina has worked for more than two decades for the cooperative movement, both internationally and in Australia, dedicating her time to raising the profile of this sustainable business model.
Gillian Pereira is Lead Researcher and co-founder at The Business Pickle. Having worked in research and corporate partnerships spanning the nonprofit sector and social research organisations, Gillian produces reports, podcasts, videos and toolkits to help businesses and leaders ready to do good.
Using business as a force for good can be quite the pickle. While you want to balance profit with purpose, real-world challenges get in the way. We don’t have all the answers at The Business Pickle, but we sure have fun seeking them out.
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