Why Business, Why Now: Solving the World's Toughest Problems
Published: Monday 30th March 2015
Why Business, Why Now: Solving the World's Toughest Problems is a free seminar being held across a number of ACU locations. The seminars will form part of the University's 25th Anniversary celebrations and will take place from 22 April to 7 May.
The seminars will be led by Founder and Chair of Cascade Engineering Fred Keller.
About Fred Keller
Fred Keller is the current Executive-in-Residence at the Center for Positive Organizations in the Ross School of Business, University of Michigan; and has taught a course on "Entrepreneurship in the Emerging Sustainable Economy" at Cornell University's Johnson Graduate School of Management for over a dozen years. Fred has been called a Capitalist with a Conscience, and came to appreciate the benefits of sustainable business before it was popular. As a Trustee and past Chair of the W.K. Kellogg Foundation, and as the former Chair of the Manufacturing Council for the U.S. Department of Commerce, he brings a unique viewpoint on how business, the foundation world, and governments can and should work together.
This seminar covers Fred's successful innovative values-based leadership approach, revealing how sustainability drives innovation, how philanthropy enables effective policy change, and how Cascade aligns its profit-making with positively impacting the material, social and spiritual welfare of humanity. His achievement is truly triple bottom line – people, planet and profit!
This is a free event being held across a number of locations.
Ballarat: Wednesday 22 April 2015 at the Sisters of Mercy Lecture Theatre, ACU, 1200 Mair Street, Ballarat
Melbourne: Monday 27 April 2015 at Mercy Lecture Theatre, ACU, 115 Victoria Parade, Melbourne
Canberra: Thursday 30 April 2015 at the ACT Legislative Assembly, 196 London Circuit, Canberra
Sydney: Monday 4 May 2015 at Level 22, Tenison Woods House, 8-20 Napier Street, North Sydney
Brisbane: Thursday 7 May 2015 at ACU Leadership Centre, Level 3, Cathedral House, 229 Elizabeth Street, Brisbane
All seminars will commence at 6pm. Drinks and canapes will be served on arrival.