Thursday, June 2nd at the WEA, 59 Gloucester St.
Join us for this event hosted by SOC in partnership with Canterbury WEA.There will be an expo of some wonderful local businesses, a talk with Sue Coutts from the Zero Waste Network, a panel discussion and the SOC AGM (open to all).
5pm onwards “Small, Sustainable and Local” – a business expo. Come along and be inspired by and support sustainability oriented businesses operating here in Ōtautahi – Christchurch.
6.30-7pm Sustainable Ōtautahi Christchurch AGM, all welcome.
7.30pm “Sustaining the Sustainable”: the community-business connection. Guest speaker: Sue Coutts from the Zero Waste Network. This talk will then be followed by a panel discussion about how we can all help to drive a better future for our city and region through changing the business landscape.
Our panelists are:
Oliver runs a business called Medsalv that contracts to health care providors to use reusable/washable/repurposable items rather than single use.
Callum is general manager of operations for Deta Consulting which is an award-winning engineering consultancy specialising in identifying, developing and delivering carbon reduction and sustainability projects in the dairy, meat, agricultural, hotels, hospitals, schools and public sectors.
Fiona van Petegem
Fiona works in the Transition space, developing Real Transition Leaders who are serious about going beyond business as usual and developing capability to facilitate transformational change. With a grounding in Transition Engineering, and a focus on meeting our essential needs within resource and energy constraints, Real Transition also encompasses the need for regeneration, restoration and restitution in moving us forward to a sustainable and resilient future.
$koha and/or some cash for purchases from the expo.