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Event: Pride, no Prejudice – Bringing your Authentic Self to Recruitment, brought to you by the Boston Consulting Group

UC Careers are pleased to share information about this upcoming event on 15 October at 5:00 pm.

At BCG, we celebrate the diversity of our teams and recognise the importance of building an inclusive culture. Pride@BCG strives to make BCG the most fulfilling firm for LGBTQIA community members to work for, and actively recruits top talent and supports LGBTQIA individuals throughout their careers.

Our Pride@BCG team are opening their (virtual) doors to the student community to bring you a seminar on being your authentic self throughout any recruitment process. This is your opportunity to get to know our LGBTQIA employees and hear their stories as they have an open discussion and share their experiences on bringing diversity to the interview table. Spaces are limited and by invitation only.

Click here to register by 12 October 2020.

Swap, not shop!

Kinda want to jazz up your wardrobe, but not about that fast fashion life?  Keen on a pair of jeans, but not when a new pair uses 3,781 litres of of water to produce? Or just love a little bit of thrifting?

If it’s a yes to any of the above, you’re in luck! The Sustainability Office is bringing back our Clothes Swap Party next week to help you look your freshest while looking after our planet (and your wallet).

Clothes swaps are fun, easy, free, and rocking second hand threads is the most socially and environmentally responsible fashion statement you can make. Be a part of a circular economy, and give your ‘old’ clothes a new lease on life while taking home some groovy ‘new’ threads of your own!

What: Clothes Swap Party

When: Thursday 24 September, 10am – 12pm

Where: Community Engagement Hub, Rehua 108

See the Facebook event here for all the details on how to participate in the swap, including when and where to drop off your pre-loved items of clothing.

See you next week thrifters!

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Impact Summit is back for its third year

Impact Summit 2020

Impact Summit 2020 will empower you to create a more sustainable world, one decision at a time.

Come and be inspired by a variety of speakers, learn something new in a workshop and meet new people.
Join us at 1:00pm – 4:30pm on Saturday 10 October at the University of Canterbury. Limited tickets available, secure yours now!
Keynote speaker: Malcolm Rands (ecostore co-founder and Fairground Foundation executive chairman), will share his entrepreneurial journey and insights around sustainability, innovation and the environment.
Panel Discussion: Sustainability experts from a variety of sectors will discuss what you can do to ensure a sustainable future and will answer questions from the audience. Facilitated by award-winning journalist Rod Oram.
• Brianne West – Founder and CEO of Ethique
• Tony Moore – Sustainability Advisor at Christchurch City Council
• Veronica Harwood-Stevenson – Founder and CEO of Humble Bee
• Logan Williams – Entrepreneur, Inventor and Scientist
You’ll also get the choice between a range of workshops, including:
• Money talks. What’s yours saying?
• Designing solutions for the 21st Century
• How to identify what matters
• Let’s talk SDGs
• What do the eco-labels really mean?
• Turning waste into value

Get your ticket now!