Lowcountry Local First presents
Creating Social Impact through Business
from the Good Business Workshop Series
Wed, Feb 6, 2019 from 5:30pm - 7:30pm
Bringing together purpose, impact and profit to transform the way we do business.
1630-2 Meeting Street
LLF members: FREE
Over half of workers say “a job where I can make an impact” is important to their happiness. Meanwhile, 66 percent of global consumers say they’re willing to pay more for sustainable brands—up 55 percent from 2014.
Does your business deliver on these trends?
Please join Lowcountry Local First for an interactive workshop to learn how you can find ways to make a direct impact on your community and the world through your business.
You will leave the evening with at least one actionable step you can take to infuse purpose and impact into your business model, today. Whether you are a small business defining your mission statement, a larger business looking into sustainability certifications or anywhere in between, this workshop will help you explore a variety of scalable, incremental steps you can take to grow your impact.
5:30pm: Doors open
Light refreshments and hors d’oeuvres provided
5:45pm: Panel: Growing Impact through Business
Our panelists will share their experiences in bringing to life purpose, impact and shared value through their business models. The panel will feature experts from Global Prairie, People Surge, Natural Investments, LLC, and Lowcountry Local First.
6:30pm: Break Out Sessions: Scalable Ways to Make an Impact Today
We will have a series of break out sessions to discuss specific steps you can take to make an impact today, including:
Defining and Living Your Purpose
Scaling Social Impact Across Your Company
Exploring B-Corp Certification
7:15pm: Informal Networking