Aug 20 2020


10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Stirling Business Month: The Wellbeing Economy & Community Wealth Building

Join us and the FSB for an inspiring and eye-opening discussion that will challenge the outdated ideas of ‘business as usual.’

About this Event

Stirling Business Month 2020 Goes Online.

Once you register for any of our Stirling Business Month 2020 Events you will have access to an Online event page which includes the link to join the event. You will be sent a link to this page when you register for an event, 48 hours prior, 2 hours prior, and 10 minutes before the event begins.

In 2018, Scotland joined the Wellbeing Economy Alliance, a network of countries developing frameworks to measure social, economic and environmental factors in an attempt to move beyond GDP being the sole measurement of economic success

At this event find out about what the Wellbeing Economy is and what this means for business. In connection to the Wellbeing Economy, hear from FSB about their support for Community Wealth Building.


10.00 – Online Registration and Welcome from STEP

10.15 – Welcome from our sponsor Federation of Small Business, Cat Cripps.

10.20 – Community wealth building, Hisashi Kuboyama, FSB

10.50 – What is wellbeing economy? – Sarah Deas, Trustee, Wellbeing Economy Alliance

Sarah is passionate about creating a progressive economy – one that delivers for people and planet.

She is a trustee of Wellbeing Economy Alliance (WEAll) Scotland and a member of the WEAll Global Council. She is also a Visiting Professor at the University of Strathclyde, chair of North Ayrshire’s Community Wealth Building expert advisory group, a member of the Institute of Directors’ Sustainable Business advisory group and a member of the British Council’s Scotland Advisory Committee. She is a fellow of both the Royal Society of Arts and the Salzburg Global Seminars.

Her career spans the public and private sectors, most recently as chief executive of Co-operative Development Scotland where she championed progressive business models.

11.20 – Questions. Questions can be submitted via the chat or by using the hand raise feature on teams.

11.45 – Thank You and Close


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