B Corps & The New Economy in Aotearoa NZ

In the B Corp movement, we talk a lot about the new economy and changing the system - but what would this actually look like?

Join B Lab AANZ Co-Chair, Alex Hannant, and a panel of guest speakers to explore this important topic during B Corp Month 2023.

  • What would be the key characteristics of a new economy for Aotearoa New Zealand?
  • How would it work?
  • What pockets of that future can we see in the present?

Additional speakers to be announced soon.

About our speakers

Alex Hannant

Alex is Co-Chair of B Lab Australia & Aotearoa New Zealand as well as an Executive in Residence at The Yunus Centre Griffith University, and a member of SuperBenefit DEO. With varied experience in the fields of sustainable development and innovation, he is now focused on better understanding the nature of systems change and creating the conditions and infrastructures for regenerative futures.

Previous roles include: Co-Director and Professor of Practice at The Yunus Centre, Griffith University (AUS), CEO of the Ākina Foundation (NZ), Director of Programmes at LEAD International (UK), and Head of Partnerships at the Climate and Development Knowledge Network (UK).

Rod Oram

Rod Oram has more than 40 years’ experience as an international business journalist. He has worked for various publications in Europe and North America, including the Financial Times of London.

He contributes weekly to Newsroom.co.nz, Radio New Zealand’s Nine to Noon, and to Newstalk ZB. He is a frequent public speaker on deep sustainability, business, economics, innovation, creativity and entrepreneurship, in both NZ and global contexts

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