The Nature of Business
Speaker(s): Kelly Grainger, Giles Hutchins
Chair: Professor Richard Jackman
Recorded on 24 October 2012 in Thai Theatre, New Academic Building.
Giles Hutchins will introduce his new book The Nature of Business, in which he presents the challenges to the prevailing 'business as usual' model and reveals the concepts and mindsets necessary to inspire the businesses of tomorrow. Kelly will present how Interface's sustainability journey aligns with the principles Giles puts forward regarding 'business inspired by nature'.
Giles Hutchins is Co-founder of BCI: Biomimicry for Creative Innovation, Giles is a management consultant with over 15 years of business and IT transformation experience with KPMG and Atos International.
Kelly Grainger is Head of Sustainability for Interface UK & Ireland. Interface is a worldwide leader in the design and production of carpet tiles and a recognised world leader in sustainable business with its 'Mission Zero'. Kelly is responsible for translating Interface's leadership in sustainability into the marketplace.