Dear Friends, Members and Sustainability Wizards in our 6-heads community,
You are all invited to be part of a 7 day sustainability journey at The Hospital Club in Covent Garden. In their second annual Sustainability Week the Hospital Club have an exciting lineup of urban foraging, citizenship dinners, eco films every night, secret dance performances, philosophy for children, poetry, musical cabaret, mad hatters breakfasts and lots more. Bring your friends, bring your children and join the debate on #planettalk.
If you would like to hear more about my time in Bali with the Marine Foundation I will be giving a breakfast talk with Founder and Artist Celia Gregory on using creativity and stunning visuals as a catalyst for marine conservation with a first UK preview Apsara: Spirits of the Sea . An exhibition of photography from the making and sinking of Apsara will be displayed in the Gallery until 6pm.
Here is a sneak preview of what we were up to and hope to see you all there
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SUSTAINABILITY WEEK 2014: 22nd – 28th Nov
CALLING ALL KIDS. For 5 – 11 years old
Grown ups need your help! They haven’t got a clue. They desperately need your brain power to help explore some really really earth shatteringly important questions, like “What kind of world do you want to live in and why?” Flex your thinking muscles in a fun 90 minute workshop crammed full of stories, acting, snacking and generally jumping about.
What is our city’s relationship with its food supply? Why do we waste so much and what should we be doing with it? If push came to shove, what could our city provide and how would we integrate production into our daily lives? Join us for a day’s field trip examining London’s current and future relationship with its food supply.
Felicia Jackson and Craig Hill will introduce Cath’s talk with some of words of wisdom from the children who attended Saturday’s ‘I Wonder Workshop’, where they explored some really earth shatteringly important questions, like “What kind of world do you want to live in and why?” “What do you love best about the world now?”.
We have spent a whole day foraging in London’s parks on Sunday and head chef Duncan has created some edible delights using our foraged harvest. Join us for this supperclub debate which will be animated by Jo Daniels (M&S), Matthew Robinson (HSBC), Jonathan Wise (Vision Bristol), Fanny Calder (The Future).
Join us in the Gallery where Celia Gregory, founder of The Marine Foundation, and Louisa Harris, Apsara Sea
DISRUPTIVE BUSINESS MODELS FOR SUSTAINABILITY
Moderator: Brett Scott (Author of The Heretic’s Guide to Global Finance: Hacking the Future of Money)
Panellists: Christian Busch (LSE), Julia Groves (CEO, The Trillion Fund and Green Entrepreneur of the Year), Paul Simon (CIO of Lord Fink’s family office) and Josh Ryan-Collins (The Brixton Pound).
Join Claudie Plen and Vicky Grinnell Wright from HumanSmart for this interactive exploration into the ‘Future of Work’ . We will examine ways to create a more humansmart workplace for yourself and your employees, look at a few global trends around the Future of Work and think about how they might work in reality (and in your business).
Film maker and journalist Leah Borromeo is uncovering the dirty secrets of the cotton supply chain in India, and asking “When you bag a fashion bargain, who pays for it?”
This session is being produced by the Royal Television Society as part of Sustainability week.
Havas Media RE:PURPOSE founder Sharon Johnson, will discuss the paradigm shift in taking the balance of power away from brands and institutions to a people-centred #Newpower.
Enjoy an evening with Green and Black’s, where Taste Specialist Brandt Maybury will take you on a journey of discovery.
Panellists: Katharine Hamnett (Fashion Designer), Dilys Williams (Designer), Jason Bruges (Designer), Alex Nobel (Fashion Designer) and Sharon Johnson, Havas.
An evening of performance with poetry, narration, comedy, dance and music to inspire Action through a journey of shared experiences! With a secret guest dancer, poetry from Pele Cox and musical cabaret from Desmond O’Connor and Clive Selwyn, spoken word from Assumpta and pianist Oscar Rodriguez before drinks and dancing