References

You can find below some references; consuted clients, key note speeches, panelist events and recent facilitatons.

For other resources like books, academic and practitioner publications and links to projects I created or am involved in, please visit the Institute for Business Sustainability website.

Consulted clients

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Key Notes speeches

Panelist events

February 27, 2020

In the SDG Decade-of-Action, the time is ripe for start-ups and business to co-create innovative solutions to our burning societal issues. But how? My speech provides a conceptual framework and practical insights.

November 26, 2019

Keynote at the RobeccaSAM annual sustainable investment summit in Geneva

Framing the challenge for investors and business in a fast changing world and how to assess the risks and opportunities of societal challenges including the SDGs.

September 24, 2019

Keynote at the International Conference for Sustainable Development during the SDG Summit in New York

Introducing the pragmatic business strategy tool www.SDGx.org serving as support on how business can contribute to society and help resolve the SDGs.

August 20, 2018

Keynote - Biannual Swiss Ambassadors Conference

Framing the SDGs as a key shift from previous development work - inspiring a new role for Swiss embassies in the context of the Agenda 2030.

July 19, 2017

Keynote at the Global Forum of United Nations Principles for Responsible Management (PRME)

Translating the SDGs into national and business relevance. Keynote at the Global Forum of United Nations Principles for Responsible Management (PRME). New York (USA)

July 19, 2014

Keynote at the Polytechnical University Hong Kong

50+20 Agenda – Renewing Business Education in Asia. Keynote at the Polytechnical University Hong Kong. Hong Kong (CN)

January 22, 2020

Together with Andrew Jack of the Financial Times and Toby Heaps of Corporate Knights, we discussed the launch of the Positive Impact Rating and how rankings can contribute to create the change in business schools we need.

October 16, 2019

Discussing various pragmatic approaches and tools for business to embrace the SDGs (www.SDGx.org, www.CARL2030.org, www.gapframe.org, www.truebusinesssustainability.org). Auf Deutsch.

September 04, 2018

Panelist at the Swiss Green Economy Symposium 2018

Introducing a SDG and Gapframe based Impact Measure for new business models and corporate projects.

November 15-16, 2017

Panelist on “Partnerships for better education and learning in the SDGs era”. Academy for Business in Society (ABIS)

Transformation of Business School Lausanne: how the MBA curriculum changed and new forms of learning to advance future business leaders in their understanding of SDG issues. Panelist on “Partnerships for better education and learning in the SDGs era”. Academy for Business in Society (ABIS). 16h Annual Colloquium. Bruxelles (BE)

July 19, 2017

Panelist at the annual High Level Political Forum (HLPF) at the United Nations Headquarters

Making Global Goals Local Business: Bringing the Sustainable Development Goals to Every Classroom. Panelist at the annual High Level Political Forum (HLPF) at the United Nations Headquarters. New York, USA

August 08, 2016

Panelist at All Academy Session of the Academy of Management.

Paradigm Shift in Management Education for a Better World. Panelist at All Academy Session of the Academy of Management. Los Angeles (USA) 

Facilitations

October 24, 2019

Moderator of a multi-stakeholder dialogue around reducing the CO2 footprint

Creating a powerful and safe space for experts and concerned stakeholders to share insights, view and best practices in order to create joint new approaches and a shared agenda on how to reduce the CO2 footprint in the local Swiss milk production at the farm level.

September 02, 2019

Designed the three-level development process (at the individual, team and larger purpose levels) for the leadership team and held the space for the transformational strategic work to happen while building trust and cohesion.

November 19, 2018

Moderator for the multi-stakeholder dialogue in the Science & Practice Conference on Green Economy Financing

Moderation of an expert dialogue on Sustainable Finance organized by the Swiss and German governments and hosted by Swiss Re.

February 15, 2018

Facilitator & Moderator - SDSN Switzerland Launch

The conference, attended by representatives from the scientific and research communities, think-tanks, politicians and government officials, civil society, industry as well as international organizations worked around the theme ‘Where Society, Science and Politics create solutions’. 

October 30, 2017

Chair and Moderator of CEO-panel in plenary at the Swiss Green Economy Symposium.

Overcoming organizational and societal barriers starts by overcoming personal barriers. Organization and Chair of Plenary CEO-panel at Swiss Green Economy Symposium. Winterthur (CH)

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