Global Innovation, Burning Man
Jenn Sander is the Founder of Play Atélier, a business innovation consultancy that surveys, fosters and designs space for creativity and ideation for brands and partners. Jenn has been working with Burning Man for the last 4 years, leading global Innovation and Initiatives for the non-profit which develops new programs in collaboration with their network.
With a decade of experience helping startups go to market and expand internationally, today Jenn has a passion for creating the conditions that encourage new ideas. She is a Partner at Re:Imagine Group, an urban prototyping lab in San Francisco focusing on idea development and trend forecasting and host’s dinners and workshops around the world.
PANEL: SOCIALLY CONSCIOUS INNOVATION – WHAT IS IT AND WHY SHOULD YOU CARE?
Innovation today means operating with a new business awareness that goes beyond profit and loss. Consumer desire to understand what a business stands for, what is impact is on the world, and how it operates is it an all-time high. Similarly, employees too want more than just their pay packet. But what is socially conscious innovation? And how and why should your business invest in it? Topics to be covered include:
· Exploring the shift from CSR to social impact
· Understanding the value of promoting diversity
· How innovation can support a commitment to sustainability
· Reviewing your business’ place in the circular economy
· How to communicate your social impact to consumers and employees