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A blueprint for better business

Blueprint for Better Business exists to support and challenge business to be a force for good. It does this by encouraging companies to operate to a purpose that respects people, contributes to a better society and thereby delivers long term sustainable performance. Meet the CEO Charles Wookey and Laura Turkington from the Vodafone Group who is developing a new global sustainable business strategy based on the Blueprint for Better Business.


Charles Wookey is CEO of Blueprint for Better Business which exists to support and challenge business to be a force for good. It does this by encouraging companies to operate to a purpose that respects people, contributes to a better society and thereby delivers long term sustainable performance. Charles also works part time as an Assistant General Secretary of the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of England and Wales, where he is a policy advisor to the Bishops and runs the Catholic Parliamentary internship programme. Charles previously worked for Cardinal Basil Hume as his Assistant for Public Affairs. Prior to that he worked as a senior research officer at the Institute for Fiscal Studies and as a Clerk at the House of Commons where he was Clerk to the Trade and Industry select committee. He qualified as a Chartered Accountant at KPMG in London and he holds a BA in Physics and Philosophy, plus a Postgraduate Diploma in Theology from Merton College, Oxford.

Laura Turkington has spent the last eight years working for Vodafone in various locations. Starting in Ireland, she developed the company’s award winning corporate responsibility strategy. She moved to India to set up and run their foundation in one of its fastest-growing and most complex markets. Tanzania was her next stop where she led their social investment portfolio. Laura has recently joined Vodafone Group in London to develop a new global sustainable business strategy based on the Blueprint for Better Business.

This event is in a series of TIGETalks on the theme of Trust and Integrity in the Global Economy.


Speaker(s):

Mr Charles Wookey | talks | www
Laura Turkington | talks

 

Date and Time:

6 October 2015 at 6:30 am

Duration:

2 hours 30 minutes

 

Venue:

Initiatives of Change
24 Greencoat Place
London
SW1P 1RD
020 7798 6000
http://uk.iofc.org/tige

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Tickets:

Free

Available from:

RSVP:
Tel: 020 7798 6000
reception@london.iofc.org

Additional Information:

Refreshments from 6:30 pm; talk at 7:00 pm, ending at 8:45 pm.

Entry is free but space is limited to 100. A collection for the expenses of the evening will be taken.

- See more at: http://uk.iofc.org/blueprint-better-business#sthash.0XKgrbJ0.dpuf

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