Get inspired and scale up your business sustainably with Zoe Bayliss Wong, speaker, finance and operations specialist, former director at Depop.
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The Business Of Sustainability: How To Go Green Whilst Staying In The Black
With shrinking budgets and increasing uncertainty, trying to balance sustainable goals with commercial reality is harder than ever. Is there money to be made whilst reducing the world’s environmental and social problems? How can we do this in a meaningful and authentic way? This talk covers how sustainability can become a true commercial lever for consumer business, rather than an optional obligation.
From A To Gen Z – Shaping The Future Of Retail For The Next Generation
Already the largest generational cohort in the world, GenZ will soon become the largest consumer group too. But how does this generation of digital natives differ to their predecessors and what are the new drivers reshaping the way we will buy things, make money and interact with each other? Having a social media presence is not enough. This talk explains the key success factors when it comes to engaging this next cohort of customers and the hidden pitfalls to avoid.
When Circularity Isn’t Enough. A New Model For The Future Of Sustainable Consumption
Who is responsible for making retail sustainable, consumers or companies? Circularity alone can’t save the planet and consumer demand is only one element of the solution. We must add social and sharing elements to the way we consume. The future of sustainable commerce lies at the intersection of consumption, social community & a circular economy. This talk outlines the evolving path to purchase and a new model emerging from the advances in technology and social awareness.
Zoe Bayliss Wong | Speaker Biography
Zoe Bayliss Wong is a highly experienced professional in the e-commerce and fashion retail industries, with almost a decade of expertise. Throughout her career, she has transitioned into a finance and operations specialist, particularly in high-growth businesses.
One of Zoe's most notable achievements was her role as a Director at Depop, a popular social shopping app favored by Gen-Z, boasting an impressive user base of over 18 million people. This accomplishment led to her inclusion on the prestigious Forbes 30 under 30 list in 2018.
Currently, Zoe is dedicated to guiding businesses towards environmental sustainability while still ensuring profitability. Her focus is on transforming sustainability into a strategic advantage for consumer businesses, going beyond mere compliance. She consistently delivers talks on this topic, emphasizing the importance of sustainable practices in today's world.
Zoe's expertise has been recognized by industry and lifestyle publications such as Forbes and Grazia, where she is regularly featured. She is also a prominent speaker at various events, where she shares her mission of inspiring the next generation of entrepreneurs. Zoe believes in showcasing how commercial ventures can effectively contribute to societal good, especially through sustainable practices.