Small business sustainability: Video workshops

Small business sustainability: Video workshops
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Posted: Fri 29th Jan 2021

Catch up on the Plan it with Purpose zone content from Enterprise Nation's StartUp 2021 event.

The Plan it with Purpose Zone at StartUp 2021 was full of top tips and advice, with talks and workshops on branding, PR and much more.

Re-watch the content by clicking the session titles below.

Climate change and start-ups

Speaker: Jonathan Aslin, director of Intsilo Limited

Agenda: Jonathan explores key climate considerations to have in mind when setting up a new business.

Diversity and inclusion strategies for start-ups


  • Emma Gregan, compute and networking specialist at Dell Technologies

  • Sonya Barlow, global diversity, equity and inclusion consultant and founder of Like Minded Females

  • Sarah Guerra, director of equality, diversity and inclusion at King's College London

  • Garry Connor, director of services at Diversiti UK Learning and Development CIC

Agenda: A panel of experts discuss the importance of implementing diversity and inclusion strategies in your start-up.

Sustainable business heroes: Founders putting the planet at the heart of their business


  • Josephine Philips, founder and CEO of Sojo

  • Chris Mjelde, founder and CEO of Verdn

  • Adil Delwar, founder and CEO of Palm Life

Agenda: Three founders share their experiences of running green businesses.

How to become a more sustainable start-up

Speaker: Sophie Segal, co-founder of Co-CREATE ImpACT

Agenda: Wondering how to make your start-up more sustainable? This is the session for you!

Giving your start-up a social purpose


  • Adele Aitcheson, co-founder of Grand Nanny

  • Dan George, founder and CEO of StepEx

  • Lucy Willoughby, founder of Good Things UK

  • Comet Chukura, founder of GLOW

Agenda: Four founders share their experiences of running businesses designed to help other people.

Building a successful, sustainable start-up


  • Max Smith, co-founder of Impactful

  • Rishi Gupta, co-founder of Zero Waste Club and Gomi Design

  • Fflur Lawton, head of public affairs at Smart Energy GB

Agenda: Our panel discuss top tips and advice for anyone looking to start a sustainable business (or become more sustainable).


Plan it with Purpose, from Enterprise Nation

Plan it with Purpose

A programme designed to help owners of small and medium-sized businesses develop a better understanding of environmental and social issues in the UK. Visit the Plan it with Purpose hub

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