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Melbourne seminar

 

Dates

5–8 March 2017                                                                                      

Duration and format

Three-day residential seminar

Location

The Mansion Hotel at Werribee Park

Fee

The fee is A$7,950 plus GST for delegates for one year. The fee for three years is A$20,000 (years one and two A$7,500; year three A$5,000). There are further incentives available for multiple registrations. Bursaries are available, please to find out more. T&C.

Selection criteria

  • Appropriate seniority of position
  • Typically more than 15 years' experience
  • A high level of proficiency in the English language – this is important so as to derive maximum value, participation and enjoyment from the programme
  • Ability to pay the fees, or to identify a sponsoring institution

How to apply

Submit your application or get in touch to nominate a colleague who meets the above criteria.

 

Programme overview


For over 20 years, The Prince of Wales’s Business & Sustainability Programme has helped over 2,500 senior executives translate complex sustainability trends into strategic business decisions.

Building on the Sustainable Development Goals and Paris Agreement on climate change, the seminar will explore economic, social and political developments affecting business. Join leading experts to discuss how sustainability issues are shaping regulation, markets and supply chain and how your organisation can manage this changing context.

Take a look at our previous programme.

 

Influencing over 2,500 leaders from 1,000 organisations in 75 countries


Each seminar involves a senior delegation drawn from a range of functions and sectors, with all delegates selected on the basis of their seniority and sphere of influence and responsibility for decision-making, thereby ensuring a strong peer network. 

The learning approach is based on a journey from challenge to opportunity, facilitated by the knowledge provided by our expert faculty of practitioners and academics. In Australia, the faculty is led by Paul Gilding, one of our Fellows, who is a highly respected independent writer, adviser and advocate for sustainability.

Read more about who should attend.

 

How do we deal with participants from the same industry?

The seminars provide a safe space for delegates to share and co-explore challenges and ideas relating to their personal and professional context. All discussions are treated as confidential and are conducted under the Chatham House Rule. For some of the more sensitive conversations, attendees from competing organisations are allocated to different syndicate groups, however, there is nothing to prevent these individuals engaging in active debate and sharing of ideas – in our experience, delegates appreciate the opportunity to interact with their peers on a shared sustainability agenda.

Read more about our previous delegates.

 

Access cutting-edge research and engage with a global network


The programme gives senior executives the knowledge, confidence and commitment to lead change at an organisational and individual level. With access to the latest research and thinking from the University of Cambridge and leading experts from our network, you will leave the seminar inspired to take leadership and create an enabling environment for sustainable business – identifying new opportunities for investment, innovation and collaboration.

Direct association with the programme and exposure to influential decision-makers within our 6,500-strong alumni network will support your reputation as leaders in business sustainability. Connect with peers and access the latest thinking through our newsletter and social media networks.  

Read testimonials from our delegates

 

World-class faculty and contributors from business, policy and academia


Each programme is facilitated by an expert faculty of business and policy leaders, academics and influential thinkers. The next seminar will include:

  • Sarah BarkerSpecial Counsel at Minter Ellison Lawyers and and non-executive director at Emergency Services & State Super
  • Louise DavidsonCEO, Australian Council of Superannuation Investors
  • Paul Gilding, CISL Fellow
  • Dr Jenny GrayCEO of Zoos Victoria
  • Mark IngramFounding CEO of Business for Development
  • Sam Mostyn is a non-executive director and sustainability adviser
  • Jonathon Porritt, Co-Founder of Forum for the Future
  • Professor Will Steffen is a Councillor on the publicly funded Climate Council of Australia
  • Kaitlin Tait is co-founder of Spark* International and Global General Manager of Impact for YGAP

Learn more about our exceptional Fellows and Senior Associates.

 

How to apply


Approximately 35 delegates are selected to attend each seminar. All nominations are subjected to a robust vetting procedure to achieve the right balance on each seminar between industry sectors and between business, government and NGOs.

Submit your application or get in touch to nominate a colleague who meets the above criteria.

Please note that you will need to complete the online application form in one sitting, so please ensure that you have all required information with you.

 

Fees, bursaries, terms & conditions


We invite organisations to commit to sending one or more senior representatives for three years, thereby ensuring that the understanding built through the course is seeded throughout the organisation. Organisations making this commitment will become ‘Founding Corporate Members’ of the programme in Australia. 

The fee is A$7950 plus GST for delegates for one year. The fee for three years is A$20,000(years one and two A$7,500; year three A$5,000). There are further incentives available for multiple registrations.

A limited number of bursaries are available to support the participation of delegates from civil society and government organisations who would otherwise be unable to participate. To apply for a bursary or for more information regarding group discounts please .

Download the terms and conditions

 

EY Australia Climate Change and Sustainability Services


EY logoThe seminar is delivered in Australia in collaboration with EY Australia Climate Change and Sustainability.

Our Climate Change and Sustainability Services are embedded across all our services, geographies and industries. 

Our integrated and multidisciplinary team, drawn from our deep bench of subject matter professionals, will help you identify the right people to bring to the table and develop customised recommendations that are innovative and effective.    

 

 

 

Founding Corporate Members of The Prince of Wales's Business & Sustainability Programme in Australia


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Corporate Members of The Prince of Wales's Business & Sustainability Programme in Australia


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Contact

Jane Farago, EY Australia

T: +61 3 9288 8391

Jemma Cobbold, Senior Project Manager, CISL

T: +44 (0)1223 768829
bsp@cisl.cam.ac.uk

Testimonial

"Unconditionally the best seminar I have ever attended! Extremely valuable use of my time. Exceptional."

Chief Risk Officer, Vector Ltd

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