Roundtable | The Circular Economy and Co-operatives

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Level 11, Flinders Boardroom, Flinders University

182 Victoria Square

Adelaide, SA 5000

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How can we use co-operatives to support the circular economy in South Australia?

Find out with Thinker in Residence Dr Guy Turnbull (UK) at our masterclass with Green Industries SA.

Join this discussion with Thinker in Residence Dr Guy Turnbull (UK) and representatives of Green Industries SA to examine the benfits and challenges with the co-operative model. Share your views and learn how co-operatives can effect this sector.

The session will cover:

  • What is a co-operative business model

  • How the co-operative model can be used to support green industries

  • How green industries can benefit from becoming a co-operative

Do not miss this exciting opportunity to influence the future of the circular economy for South Australia.


A bit about Guy:

Dr Guy Turnbull (UK) has been embedded in the co-operative and social enterprise sector since 1988 and is the former full-time managing director of Care & Share Associates Limited (CASA), an employee owned social enterprise he helped to found in 2004. He previously worked across the UK as a social economy consultant, specialising in business planning, social franchising and replication, programme leadership, training, research and strategic planning. His recent achievements include driving the growth of Care & Share Associates Ltd from a start-up pioneering social franchise to a £17m t/o employee owned social enterprise and creating ‘RED’ (Rapid Enterprise Development Workshops), an innovative training approach to social enterprise development with people with a disability. In 2016 his work in the care sector was recognised by The Great British Care Awards where he became national winner in the ‘Outstanding Contribution To Social Care’ category. He was also the winning UK national finalist in EY’s prestigious global competition, ‘Entrepreneur Of The Year’. In 2017, his work was recognised by Social Enterprise UK, through the award of an Honorary Fellowship.


This Round Table, organised by the Don Dunstan Foundation in partnership Green Industries SA as part of the Thinkers in Residence Program. More information about the Social Capital Residencies and how it aims to grow jobs in the Purpose Economy in South Australia, can be found here.

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Level 11, Flinders Boardroom, Flinders University

182 Victoria Square

Adelaide, SA 5000

Australia

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