We invite you to join us unpack the impact digital technology is having to advance social impact on a global scale.
This event is open to businesses, government, academics and the community as part of the Digital Innovation Futures Festival.
RMIT's Business and Human Rights Centre, Professor Shelley Marshall will take us on an exploration of the applications of digital technology for social good, and how we can play in their acceleration and spread.
Hear from Greta Korthaus from the United Nations Global Compact about the importance and challenges of Sustainable Development Goals for businesses.
Andre Clarke from AskYourTeam will provide an overview of human rights due diligence platform Ethical Voice and the impact this digital tech is having on the wellbeing of supply chain workers.
As well as an interactive panel discussion to understand how industry is combatting modern slavery with digital technologies.
PLUS we will officially launch RMIT Digital3's online short course Advancing Social Impact with Digital Technologies produced with RMIT's Business and Human Rights Centre. This short six week course guides participants through the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) which is a blueprint for how businesses can make meaningful social impact.
This will be a jam packed event and we look forward to seeing you online on Monday.
Stakeholder Engagement Manager, United Nations Global Compact
Greta Korthaus is a Business Development and Relationship Management professional with over 15 years' experience in sales, account management, product development and project management in the environmental sector (national not-for-profit, international for-profit).
Greta creates business value by understanding corporate strategies and aligning those with impactful sustainability narratives and outcomes. She focuses on driving positive change and retention by deep and long-term engagement with companies rather than short-term transactions.
View Greta's LinkedIn profile here.
Global Ethical Voice Director, AskYourTeam
Andre Clarke leads a sales team selling a high value, SaaS based productivity improvement and leadership effectiveness system to executives and HR leaders across the public and private sectors. Developing strategic partnerships and channels, Andre drives year on year growth in new business acquisition, renewals, upsells and advisory services.
Associate Professor, RMIT's Business and Human Rights Centre
Professor Shelley Marshall has worked in corporate accountability and business and human rights for 25 years, with a focus on the labour condition of vulnerable workers and modern slavery. Shelley left legal practice in 2001 to join the team setting up Ethical Clothing Australia. Her research has informed labour law reform in several countries and the policies of the International Labour Organisation.
View Shelley's LinkedIn Profile here.
Acknowledgement of Country
RMIT University acknowledges the people of the Woi wurrung and Boon wurrung language groups of the eastern Kulin Nation on whose unceded lands we conduct the business of the University. RMIT University respectfully acknowledges their Ancestors and Elders, past and present. RMIT also acknowledges the Traditional Custodians and their Ancestors of the lands and waters across Australia where we conduct our business - Artwork 'Luwaytini' by Mark Cleaver, Palawa.
Acknowledgement of Country
RMIT University acknowledges the people of the Woi wurrung and Boon wurrung language groups of the eastern Kulin Nation on whose unceded lands we conduct the business of the University. RMIT University respectfully acknowledges their Ancestors and Elders, past and present. RMIT also acknowledges the Traditional Custodians and their Ancestors of the lands and waters across Australia where we conduct our business.