Q: What do we need for a sustainable future?

You? + your  impact?

Society? + its transformation?

Business? + change the way we do it?

A: Attend the events to find out!

Under the guiding theme of “Actions of Impact?! – Different perspectives on social impact”, ImpactLab, the Green Office and Academic Council invite you to a series of three events to find answers to the question: What do we need for a sustainable future? In the three events, we will set out different actions for impact on the individual and societal level. Can you ensure a sustainable future yourself by maximizing the social impact in your career? Or do we need society to transform? Can we change the way of doing business towards a more responsible and sustainable conduct?

 

The program

[1] “You. Your 80.000 hours. Your impact?” – An interactive lecture by Dr Paul Smeets, Associate Professor in Finance at Maastricht University
Did you know that in total you have 80,000 hours over the span of your career? 80,000 hours that you could use to have a sustainable impact! Make the right career choices, and you can help solve the world’s most pressing problems, as well as have a more rewarding, interesting life. Learn how you can achieve this through thinking about your social impact in a more structured way,thereby maximizing the impact you have in this interactive lecture. Join the movement!
When? Thursday, 03.05.2018, 20:00pm
Where? UCM Lecture Hall, Zwingelput 4
See the Facebook event here.

[2] “Society. Transformative change. Opportunity?”
Does society have to change for a sustainable future? In this event, we will dive into transformative social innovations and see whether and how society could transform on the pathway to a sustainable future. This event is organized in cooperation with PINE! More infos to TBA soon!
When? Thursday, 17.05.2018, 20:00pm
Where? TBA.

[3] “You & society. Can social entrepreneurship go mainstream?”
Is there a middle way, linking individual impact with societal change? Can social and environmental entrepreneurship go mainstream? In this event, we will take a look at how the way of doing business is transforming and integrates responsible and sustainable conduct. This event is organized in cooperation with Enactus Maastricht! More infos to TBA soon!
When? Thursday, 14.06.2018, 20:00pm
Where? TBA.

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Hosting organizations

ImpactLab organized this series in a cooperation with the Green Office, Universalis Academic Council, Enactus Maastricht and PINE.