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Driving Systems Change - Corporate Leadership for the SDGs

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Opening & Keynotes - The Decade of Action
The UN declared the Decade of Action, but what should companies do to accelerate sustainable solutions to all the world’s biggest challenges?
Rob van Tulder Peter Bakker Jeffrey Sachs
2021-05-26T15:00:00Z 2021-05-26T15:45:00Z Europe/Amsterdam Opening+%26+Keynotes+-+The+Decade+of+Action Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Panel - Corporations and systemic change
Discussing the role of business in the Decade of Action and how to translate this in concrete business models aimed at inclusive and sustainable growth.
Helen Mets Nicola Kleyn Peter Bakker Jan-Peter Balkenende
2021-05-26T15:45:00Z 2021-05-26T16:30:00Z Europe/Amsterdam Panel+-+Corporations+and+systemic+change Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Breakout #1 - Principles of sustainable business
What are the barriers to sustainable business and what principles need to be applied to overcome these challenges?
Rob van Tulder Annemieke Roobeek Willemijn Brouwer Carola van Lamoen Sandra Pellegrom Mathew Stephenson
2021-05-26T16:45:00Z 2021-05-26T17:30:00Z Europe/Amsterdam Breakout+%231+-+Principles+of+sustainable+business Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Breakout #2 - The Partnering Challenge
Partnering is central to the SDGs but how to make partnerships transformational and manage the portfolio of partnerships?
Marieke de Wal
2021-05-26T16:45:00Z 2021-05-26T17:30:00Z Europe/Amsterdam Breakout+%232+-+The+Partnering+Challenge Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Breakout #3 - The Nexus Challenge
Effective approaches for sustainable development consider the interconnectedness between the SDGs. How to embed nexus approaches in company strategies?
Guenola Nonet Mans Nilsson Jan Anton van Zanten Maurits Groen Piet Klop Lisa Sachs Mathias Lund Larsen
2021-05-26T16:45:00Z 2021-05-26T17:30:00Z Europe/Amsterdam Breakout+%233+-+The+Nexus+Challenge Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Opening & Keynotes - Walking the Talk
Progress is too slow. Not for a lack of intentions, but because it’s difficult to make it operational. How can companies walk the talk?
Rob van Tulder Mette Morsing Esko Aho Robert Metzke
2021-05-27T15:00:00Z 2021-05-27T15:45:00Z Europe/Amsterdam Opening+%26+Keynotes+-+Walking+the+Talk Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Panel - Implementing Business Models
Discussing how to overcome the intention-realization gap and the role of metrics and business schools in speeding up change.
Han Seung-Soo Dirk Schoenmaker Stefania Gannini Laurence Debroux Katrien Termeer
2021-05-27T15:45:00Z 2021-05-27T16:30:00Z Europe/Amsterdam Panel+-+Implementing+Business+Models Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Breakout #1 - Transition challenges
Introducing the Better Business Scan, a tool that helps companies to address the intention-realization gap. How to use the tool? And what do the results show?
Geanne van Arkel Thorben Kwakkenbos Esther de Graaf Ulrike de Jong Yoeri van Alteren
2021-05-27T16:45:00Z 2021-05-27T17:30:00Z Europe/Amsterdam Breakout+%231+-+Transition+challenges Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Breakout #2 - Measuring progress
How to get living wage the default option for companies worldwide? The role of metrics in speeding up change.
Martin Kahanec Paulien Osse Katrien Termeer Bogdan Pole Laura Garcia
2021-05-27T16:45:00Z 2021-05-27T17:30:00Z Europe/Amsterdam Breakout+%232+-+Measuring+progress Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Breakout #3 - Training and education
Business schools have a clear task to train and teach (future) leaders to support them in contributing to the SDGs. How to make this work?
Mette Morsing Eva Rood Tao Yue Maarten Wubben Florencia Librizzi
2021-05-27T16:45:00Z 2021-05-27T17:30:00Z Europe/Amsterdam Breakout+%233+-+Training+and+education Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Opening & Keynotes - The Supply Chain of Gratitude
A conversation between Kailash Satyarthi and Paul Polman on fairness and justice in international value chains.
Sander Tideman Kailash Satyarthi Paul Polman
2021-05-28T15:00:00Z 2021-05-28T15:45:00Z Europe/Amsterdam Opening+%26+Keynotes+-+The+Supply+Chain+of+Gratitude Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Panel - Implications for Future Leadership
Discussing the role of leadership and exploring what leadership styles and practices are needed to expand the scope of business.
Daan Stam Heather Grabbe Shwetal Shah
2021-05-28T15:45:00Z 2021-05-28T16:30:00Z Europe/Amsterdam Panel+-+Implications+for+Future+Leadership Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Breakout #1 - Public Leadership
Sustainable change and innovation are not merely a technical challenge but a human challenge. What qualities do professionals working in the public sector need?
Luce van Kempen Maresa Oosterman
2021-05-28T16:45:00Z 2021-05-28T17:30:00Z Europe/Amsterdam Breakout+%231+-+Public+Leadership Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Breakout #2 - Business Leadership
The scope of business needs to shift towards planetary resilience and peace building. What does this mean for leadership in the business sector?
Hans Reus Edwin van Doorne
2021-05-28T16:45:00Z 2021-05-28T17:30:00Z Europe/Amsterdam Breakout+%232+-+Business+Leadership Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Breakout #3 - Civic Leadership
Leadership in societies and communities requires different styles and practices. What is different and how can people demand and accelerate change?
Tine de Moor Werner Schouten
2021-05-28T16:45:00Z 2021-05-28T17:30:00Z Europe/Amsterdam Breakout+%233+-+Civic+Leadership Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)


Edwin van Doorne

Director Global Supply Chain at Friesland Campina

Shwetal Shah

Youth Representative at PeaceJam

Heather Grabbe

Executive Director at Open Society European Policy Institute

Paul Polman

Chair at IMAGINE, former CEO at Unilever

Kailash Satyarthi

Founder at Kailash Satyarthi Children's Foundation and Nobel Peace Laureate 2014

Florencia Librizzi

Head of Program and Partnerships, SDG Academy at UN Sustainable Development Solutions Network

Laura Garcia

Head of the Global Experience Team at GLOVO

Bogdan Pole

Leading the development of global wage practices at IKEA

Katrien Termeer

Chair ICSR Committee at Social Economic Council

Laurence Debroux

CFO and Non-Executive Board Member

Robert Metzke

Global Head of Sustainability at Philips

Mathias Lund Larsen

Senior Research Consultant at International Institute of Green Finance

Jan-Peter Balkenende

Chair at the Dutch Sustainable Growth Coalition

Jeffrey Sachs

Director of the Center for Sustainable Development at Columbia University

Peter Bakker

President at World Business Council for Sustainable Development

Werner Schouten

Chair at The Young Climate Movement

Tine de Moor

Professor at RSM

Hans Reus

Managing Director at Russell Reynolds

Maresa Oosterman

Director at SDG Netherlands

Luce van Kempen

Crown member at Social Economic Council

Daan Stam

Dean of Engagement and Partnerships at RSM

Sander Tideman

Executive Director at Garrison Institute International

Maarten Wubben

Lecturer at RSM

Tao Yue

Managing Editor at the RSM Case Development Centre

Eva Rood

Director Positive Change Initiative at RSM

Paulien Osse

Director at Wage Indicator Foundation

Martin Kahanec

Dean at Central European University

Yoeri van Alteren

Director at Change Inc.

Ulrike de Jong

Consultant at TOSCA

Esther de Graaf

Consultant at TOSCA

Thorben Kwakkenbos

Project Officer at RSM

Geanne van Arkel

Sustainability Expert

Stefania Gannini

Assistant Director-General for Education at UNESCO

Dirk Schoenmaker

Professor at RSM

Han Seung-Soo

Former Prime minister of South Korea

Esko Aho

Former Prime Minister of Finland

Mette Morsing

Head of PRME at UN Global Compact

Lisa Sachs

Director at Columbia Centre on Sustainable Investment

Piet Klop

Senior Advisor Responsible Investment at PGGM

Maurits Groen

Serial Social Entrepreneur

Jan Anton van Zanten

SDG Strategist at Robeco

Mans Nilsson

Executive Director at Stockholm Environmental Institute

Guenola Nonet

Sustainability Network Chairperson at Jönköping University

Marieke de Wal

Managing Director at the Partnerships Resource Centre

Mathew Stephenson

Policy and Community Lead, International Trade and Investment at the World Economic Forum

Sandra Pellegrom

SDG Coordinatior Netherlands at Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Carola van Lamoen

Head of Sustainable Investing at Robeco

Willemijn Brouwer

Product Marketing Lead - Human Nutrition & Health Sales Academy at DSM

Annemieke Roobeek

Professor at Nyenrode Business University

Nicola Kleyn

Dean Executive Education at RSM

Helen Mets

Executive Vice-President Materials at DSM

Rob van Tulder

Professor at RSM and Academic Director of RSM & the Partnerships Resource Centre

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The Partnerships Resource Centre (PrC) is an international research– and knowledge center for public-private collaboration for sustainable and inclusive development. Embedded within Rotterdam School of Management (RSM) of the Erasmus University (EUR), PrC as flagship center bridges science and practice. PrC aims to understand how cross-sector partnerships work and how they can contribute to sustainable transformations. This conference is the closing of the action research project called: ‘Managing the transition to sustainable business models: the role of leadership and measuring shared value creation’.

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