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Purpose Conference, Australia’s largest purpose-driven business event


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Early bird tickets are now on sale

Purpose Conference, Australia’s largest purpose-driven business event, is thrilled to announce its 2023 return with a highly-anticipated two-day conference at the iconic Carriageworks in Sydney on 8-9 November 2023.

Last year, the sold-out Purpose Conference made its triumphant return after a four-year hiatus: breaking participation records and leaving an indelible mark on the global business landscape. 

Now, with renewed energy and determination, Purpose Conference 2023 is back, unveiling

four pertinent themes that’ll take centerstage as well as their outstanding lineup of world-class speakers for their most remarkable program to date.

Themes at the heart of Purpose 2023 include: 

Regenerative Systems: a deep-dive into creating harmonious relationships between humanity and the environment through four main tools: Natural Capital, Biodiversity, Systems Change, and The Symbiocene.

Transforming Capitalism: revolutionising capitalism, promoting a just and sustainable economic system. Elements include: Post-Growth, The Wellbeing Economy, Indigenous Entrepreneurship and Impact Investing.

Responsible Tech: an exploration into balancing innovation and humanity through four main provocations: Generative AI and humanity, Technology Ethics, Corporate governance, AI for impact. 

Climate Countdown: a focus on accuracy, transparency and crucial climate actions. Elements include: Adaptation, Net Zero & Climate Accounting, Climate Careers & Australia’s Opportunity. 

Purpose 2023 speaker program includes (with more announcements to follow):

Chris Grant - Co-founder, Unyoked

Vanessa Morrish - Head of Creative & Brand, Who Gives A Crap

Ronni Kahn, CEO & Founder, OzHarvest & OzHarvest Ventures

Sophia Hamblin Wang, COO & Co-founder, MCi Carbon

Shantel Wetherall, Writer, Strategist, DE&I Leader, host of Hey Aunty!

Dr. Jason Fox, Wizard-philosopher & Best-selling Author of How to Lead a Quest

Chris Andrew & Paul Girrawah House, Indigenous-designed finance, Waluwin Foundation

Digby Hall, Entrepreneur & Expert on Climate Adaptation

Founded in 2015 by responsible/ethical business leader Sally Hill, Purpose strives to offer cutting-edge insights into the rapidly evolving realm of sustainability and social impact business. It equips individuals and organisations with solutions, case studies, tools and effective leadership networks to tackle the world's most pressing and intricate challenges. But it’s not just for those who consider themselves active leaders in the space. 

“Last year, I invited some friends and personal contacts who have felt gun shy about attending Purpose because they work for companies that they think might cast them as selloutsor working for the wrong typeof organisations”. Hill said reflecting on Purpose 2022.

They found Purpose to be a welcoming and judgment-free community, which weve always tried really hard to foster. It goes back to the progress over perfection idea. Wed rather you in the room than not. It means your heads in the right place, even if your role or workplace might not be.”

Purpose 2023 Early Bird tickets are now on sale, and range from $699-$999 for the two-day conference. 

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