Ripples of Hope Business & Investment Summit

Kerry Kennedy, Sir Richard Leese and Mayor Andy Burnham are delighted to invite you to join 130 cross-sector senior decision-makers from the business, finance and technology communities to explore how you and your organisation can be champions for the creation of a more human world.

The future is uncertain. Yet we know that, if humanity is to succeed, we need to create a world in which everyone can thrive.

Presented by Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights UK in partnership with 53˚ Capital, the Ripples of Hope Business & Investment Summit is an opportunity and space for you to pause and reflect on your role as a leader and the future of your organisation. Over an intensive and interactive one-day programme, you and your peers will:

  • Discuss the likely impact of the dynamics shaping our future.
  • Ask challenging questions about how our businesses have to adapt.
  • Reflect on and develop your role, capacity and skills as a leader.
  • Return to your organisation with practical steps and a powerful sense of how your organisation can build a successful and people-focused future

Full details are available here

Confirmed Speakers:

Andy Burnam Andy Burnham – Mayor of Greater Manchester
John Elkington John Elkington – Author, The Triple Bottom Line
Kerry Kennedy Kerry Kennedy – President, Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights
Sir Richard Leese Sir Richard Leese CBE – Leader of Manchester City Council
Paul Lindley Paul Lindley OBE – Founder of Ella’s Kitchen
Gina Miller Gina Miller – Founder, SCM Direct
Ian Stuart Ian Stuart – CEO, HSBC UK
Helle Thorning Schmidt Helle Thorning-Schmidt – Prime Minister of Denmark, 2011-15
Jason Stockwood – Founder, 53˚ Capital

Kim Polman – Founder, Reboot The Future

More speakers will be confirmed in the coming weeks.

You will also be special guests at Ripples of Hope – an evening of art, music and an unforgettable conversation with a globally-recognised leader who has shown what it means to be a ripple of hope.If you have any questions at all, please contact Laura Marcus at

Delegates to the Ripples of Hope Business & Investment Summit will be contacted and kept up to date with event news and speaker information by Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights UK.


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Price per delegate: £495 +VAT

If you would prefer to pay by invoice, please contact Laura Marcus at