EVENT: The Co-operative and LiveTime Learning collaborate to champion benefits of ethical business

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The secrets of sustainable business success - live online seminar

The case for sustainable, socially responsible commerce will take centre stage in a live, online seminar to celebrate National Learning at Work Day (Thursday May 19th, 2.30-3pm BST).

Paul Monaghan - The Co-operative's Head of Social Goals and Sustainability - will deliver a 30-minute live interactive training session entitled 'Staying ahead of the ethical curve - lessons from The Co-operative', in conjunction with LiveTime Learning, Brightwave's interactive learning channel.

The session - primarily designed to meet the needs of business leaders / managers and the L&D community - will explore:
• The Co-op's journey to becoming the UK's biggest and most socially responsible business
• The key strategies that enable The Co-op to both prioritise and retain their innovative edge
• The use of targeted campaigns to further corporate goals
• Steps all businesses can take to embed sustainable values on a cultural and practical basis
• The importance of thought leadership to instil these values
• Tips for success

THE CO-OPERATIVE / LIVETIME LEARNING SEMINAR:
THURSDAY MAY 19th, 2.30-3pm BST
Click here to sign up to take part in the seminar:http://www.brightwave.co.uk/component/option,com_jforms/Itemid,218/id,26/view,form/ . Participants will be able to ask questions during and immediately after the session.

Increasingly, people are finding live, online training to be a convenient and environmentally friendly alternative to face-to-face workplace training, reflected by exponential growth (+881%) in LiveTime Learning user figures. The seminar also dovetails with this year's National Learning at Work Day 'Future Matters' theme - developing skills for a changing local and global economy.

Paul Monaghan said of the forthcoming seminar: "The Co-operative lead the way on these issues primarily because it is the right thing to do. In some respects pioneering an ethical approach to business can be complicated, but at its heart lie two simple considerations - asking people what they want while not being afraid of the answers, and building trust with stakeholders and NGOs. It would be terrific if more businesses took this message onboard."

LiveTime's Managing Director Matt Turner said of the collaboration: "We are very pleased to team up with The Co-operative on this important subject. Furthermore, we look forward to participating with learners from around the UK in finding ways to apply practical, sustainable approaches to everyday business and thus be better prepared for the demands of the global economy."

Tricia Hartley, Chief Executive of the Campaign for Learning, which organises Learning at Work Day said: "The Co-operative and LiveTime’s collaboration perfectly reflects the ethos of Learning at Work Day, which is all about sharing knowledge and understanding that has a positive impact all year round. We’re delighted that they have decided to mark the Day with this important seminar."

To request a photo / short biography for Paul Monaghan email sam.brackley@brightwave.co.uk or peter.styles@brightwave.co.uk or ring 01273 827676.

To download a LiveTime Learning brochure click here: http://www.brightwave.co.uk/images/stories/PDF/brochures/LiveTime_Learning_brochure.pdf

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