Conscious Business Learning Lab and the Impact Canvas

by Barasa Consulting Group Pty Ltd

(Business)

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The Conscious Business Learning Lab accompanies businesses to grow consciously, to create a great places to work, and to deliver impact for the greater good. Participants in the programs of the Lab explore how to implement frameworks including the SDGs, the B Lab Assessment, the Conscious Capitalism Tenets, and the UN Global Compact Principles.

Project implemented: February 2017

Project goal

The goal of the Conscious Business Learning Lab is to enable businesses to become human and planet-centred, creating a just, equitable and sustainable society, where everyone can reach their potential.

delivering on

why is this project important?

Businesses in Australia are scratching the surface of what they can be doing to shift the dial on the Global Goals, in our local communities and economies. There is a growing ecosystem of social enterprises and urban innovators that can integrate with business as usual to deliver extraordinary positive change on the many wicked problems encapsulated by the SDGs.

Key steps to make it happen

1Launched Public Workshops

In 2017, public discovery and co-creation workshops were launched, one in partnership with Conscious Capitalism ANZ.

2Launched Momentum Teams

In July 2017, the first intake of the Momentum Team 6-month program began, with 6 early stage purpose-driven businesses.

3Impact Canvas Launched

In May 2018, the Conscious Business Impact Canvas was created to provide a framework for businesses to integrated impact.

4Impact Canvas Webinar

June 2018, members of CCANZ explored the Conscious Business Impact Canvas and as an Integrated Impact Design for business.

5Momentum Team 2018

In September 2018, we launch 3 Momentum Teams for Early Stage and Established Biz and an Intra-preneur Team.

6Transform Masterclasses

In late 2018, we launch the Masterclass Series to support SMEs to transform their businesses & consultant capability.

Education and support of ethical businesses

Guiding framework for integrating impact into business delivered

The Conscious Business Learning Lab accompanies businesses to grow consciously, to create great places to work, and to deliver impact for the greater good.

Running a purpose-driven enterprise is hard, yet worthwhile.

Transforming a business to embed a higher purpose and design for integrated impact across all aspects is a significant undertaking.

The prizes for committing to the journey include many business benefits and the massive impact you will have on society and the planet.

How do we support you?

Our purpose is to accompany purpose-driven businesses to gain momentum so they succeed in delivering positive impacts for the greater good.

We incorporate purpose-driven business frameworks in our programs including Conscious Capitalism tenets, B Lab pillars, and the Sustainable Development Goals, as well as lessons learned from trail-blazers, leading thinkers and writers.

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