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Thu, 23 May


Upstairs Dixie Browns

The Business Case for Sustainability

This workshop aims to empower businesses with the knowledge and tools necessary to leverage sustainability as a driver of financial success.

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The Business Case for Sustainability
The Business Case for Sustainability

Time & Location

23 May 2024, 8:30 am – 1:30 pm

Upstairs Dixie Browns, 38 Roberts St, Taupō, New Zealand

About the Event

About the Workshop

This 1/2 day interactive workshop is designed for businesses seeking to understand the business risks, strategic advantages and financial benefits of integrating sustainability into their operations. Through interactive sessions and case studies, participants will explore how sustainability practices contribute to long-term profitability, resilience, and positive societal impact.

Training Modules:

Module 1: Introduction to Sustainability in Business

Understanding the fundamentals: What is sustainability in the business context?Exploring the business imperative for sustainability: Benefits and challenges.Case studies showcasing successful sustainable business models.

Module 2: Understanding the Principles of True Cost Accounting

Introduction to True Cost Accounting (TCA) and its relevance to sustainability.Evaluating the hidden costs of unsustainable practices.Financial benefits of integrating sustainability: Cost savings, risk mitigation, and revenue opportunities.

Module 3: Building a Purpose-Driven Organization

Defining organisational purpose aligned with sustainability goals.Strategies for embedding sustainability in the company's mission and culture.Role of leadership in fostering a purpose-driven approach.

Module 4: Implementing Sustainable Practices

Practical steps to integrate sustainability into business operations.Developing a sustainability roadmap: Setting goals, metrics, and implementation strategies.Overcoming challenges and engaging stakeholders in the sustainability journey.

Module 5: Interactive Group Activity and Discussion

Group exercise: Crafting a sustainability strategy for a hypothetical business scenario.Facilitated discussion and sharing of insights among participants.Q&A session addressing specific business challenges and opportunities.

Learning Outcomes

By the end of this workshop, participants will:

Understand the business case for sustainability and its impact on long-term profitability and resilience.Gain insights into True Cost Accounting and its significance in making informed business decisions.Identify strategies to align organisational purpose with sustainability goals.Acquire practical tools and frameworks to integrate sustainable practices into their business operations.Engage in collaborative discussions and exercises to apply sustainability concepts to real-world scenarios.

This workshop aims to empower businesses with the knowledge and tools necessary to leverage sustainability as a driver of financial success and positive societal impact.

This is a paid event with ticket prices from $100. Full pricing and details on the registration page.

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