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Economics and Business Educators NSW

Keynote Speaker

Australian National Manager, Pollinate Energy

Beyond Profit: Social enterprise in action at Pollinate Energy

Anna will discuss how the social enterprise Pollinate Energy is changing lives by providing jobs as well as clean energy to some of the poorest people on the planet through its innovative pricing strategy, as featured on ABC TV’s Four Corners program. This keynote presentation will provide you with an engaging case study that you can discuss in your economics or business classroom, with syllabus links to Business Studies (Marketing, Human Resources, Corporate Social Responsibility) and Economics (Factors influencing individual consumer choice). Anna holds over fifteen years’ experience working in community development (including India, Vietnam, and indigenous Australia). She has an entrepreneurial spirit having started two of her own businesses. Anna is passionate about harnessing business to empower communities to live more productive, healthy and safe lives. She also believes in community development that is people centred and uses innovation to deliver sustainable solutions to problems.