For most businesses, particularly small to medium enterprise, workplace spending is a means to an end. A necessary cost of doing business. But what if there was a way to turn your everyday expenses into a source of impact, that aligns with your values and supports your purpose?
Matt Perfect from Impact Spender and Stephanie Roache from Australia Post will lead an intimate ‘fireside chat’ around the role of workplace spending in ethical enterprise. You will learn:
• What Impact Spending is and why it matters to both big and small business
• How Australia Post leverages it’s spend with diverse suppliers to create social impact and is driving collective action in three areas: Digital Inclusion, Diversity and Social Inclusion, and Recycling and Re-use.
• Practical ways you can use spending to grow your business and your impact
Matt Perfect – Founder, Impact Spender
Matt is a facilitator and coach who helps people in business re-imagine their workplace spending as a force for good.
With over a decade of experience as a procurement practitioner and a management consultant, Matt has held senior roles with National Australia Bank and Toll Group and with The Faculty Management Consultants where he led Australia’s most highly regarded Roundtable for Chief Procurement Officers.
These days, two forces drive his work: a passion for social impact and the knowledge that spending is the most powerful force for change in the world.
Stephanie Roache – Corporate Responsibility Manager, Australia Post
Stephanie has almost 10 years’ experience working across procurement, community relations and corporate social responsibility. She champions positive change at Australia Post through spearheading their social procurement strategy, advancing the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals and communicating their Corporate Responsibility strategy. Stephanie is a great communicator, very personable and conscientious.
She is passionate about diversity, inclusion, mental health and wellbeing. She believes social procurement is one of the most powerful mechanisms for delivering positive social impact and has a keen interest in this space.