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University Chancellor discusses corporate compliance to sustainability legislation with Centre for Sustainable Business Director

31 May 2024

University Chancellor and alumna, Judge Wendy Beetlestone, met with Management School’s Centre for Sustainable Business (CSB) Director, Professor Jo Meehan, for an insightful talk on how corporate operations have evolved in line with legislation to tackle the climate emergency and social justice issues.

Centre for Sustainable Business host their first summer conference

Centre for Sustainable Business host their first summer conference

29 June 2023

The Centre for Sustainable Business hosted its first in-person summer conference on Wednesday 28 June 2023.

Hosted by Professor Joanne Meehan, the Centre’s Director, the one-day interactive conference brought together the latest research evidence from the Centre for Sustainable Business, with the practical experience from business leaders on the potential of a 'purpose-led' organisation model for addressing sustainability challenges successfully and realistically.

Centre for Sustainable Business hosts one day symposium

Centre for Sustainable Business hosts one-day symposium

15 June 2023

The Centre for Sustainable Business recently hosted a one-day symposium ‘Advancing Sustainable Business in Uncertain Times: Strategy for Effective Decision Making’ at the Management School on Wednesday 14 June 2023.

The hybrid event was a collaboration between the University of Liverpool’s Centre for Sustainable Business and the Institute for Risk and Uncertainty and focused on the latest research evidence from expert researchers on how businesses can tackle risk and uncertainty while successfully achieving their sustainability goals.

What does a preferable future look like?

18 May 2023

Professor Joanne Meehan chats to Yvonne Filler from Good Innovation about the Centre for Sustainable Business, its objectives, turning strategy into impact, the future and more.

What Are The Three Pillars Of Sustainability & Is It Time For A Change?

18 May 2023

Professor Joanne Meehan chats to BusinessBecause about what the three pillars of sustainability are and whether it's time to adopt a new approach

Image of Professor Jo Meehan presenting to audience

Centre for Sustainable Business hosts Circular Economy Club Liverpool City Region event

24 February 2023

As part of Sustainability Week the Management School’s Centre for Sustainable Business, together with the Circular Economy Club and colleagues from the University’s Sustainability Team, hosted a Circular Economy event at the Victoria Gallery & Museum.

The event was attended by guests from across the Liverpool City Region from public- and third-sector organisations as well as local businesses.

Informative and insightful presentations were given by Grace Harrison from Kitty’s Laundrette, Sam Marine from Groundwork, Rebecca Haynes-McCoy from Merseyside Recycling and Waste Authority and Leon Rossiter from Peepl.

The role of wonky carrots in achieving Social Development Goals

The role of wonky carrots in achieving Social Development Goals

17 February 2023

Centre for Sustainable Business Advisory Board Chair, Clare Westcott, sits down with Paul Williams from Princes Ltd, and Ashley Davies from FareShare, to discuss the positive effect of reducing food waste in achieving other Social Development Goals.

As postgraduate researcher, Clare Westcott, commences her role as Chair of the Centre of Sustainable Business (CSB) Advisory Board, Clare reflects on her journey form the corporate world to academia.

BLOG: Only fools rush in?

2 February 2023

describes her move from the corporate world to academia and reflects on how ‘rushing’ may be a good business approach to deal with the climate emergency and social justice issues.

What we learned from the Centre for Sustainable Business launch even

BLOG: What we learned from the Centre for Sustainable Business launch event

3 January 2023

Director, Professor Jo Meehan, explains how feedback on sustainability challenges gathered during the Centre’s launch event, has helped focus research priorities and shape plans for the year 2023.

Management School hosts Business Breakfast on demystifying Environmental, Social and Governance

2 December 2022

Find out more about the School's latest Business Breakfast: “Demystifying Environmental, Social, Governance (ESG)”.

Procurement Heads Big Interview with Jo Meehan

18 October 2022

Senior Recruitment Consultant, Ben Stickland, spoke with Professor Jo Meehan about a variety of topics including whether or not procurement needs modernising.

Liverpool City Region and ULMS collaboration to shape future Social Value FrameworkLCR and ULMS collaboration to shape future Social Value Framework

18 October 2022

Research by experts at the Centre for Sustainable Business has supported the Liverpool City Region Combined Authority in shaping their future Social Value Framework.

Management School hosts Business Breakfast on Selling Sustainably

22 September 2022

Find out more about the School's latest Business Breakfast: “Selling Sustainably – Embedding Ethical Selling Practices and Principles”.

BLOG: Reimagining business for a more sustainable future

BLOG: Reimagining business for a more sustainable future

2 September 2022

Professor Jo Meehan gives an insight into the Centre for Sustainable Business future plans.

Why Is Sustainable Supply Chain Management Important?

30 August 2022

Business Because interviews Professor Jo Meehan.

Sustainable Revolution: The Role of Business and Finance Professionals

1 August 2022

Dr Sardar Ahmad and Professor Charlie Cai explain the role of business and finance professionals in addressing sustainability for Professional Liverpool.

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