12 October 2016 | PRME Secretariat — Several high level speakers from the UN Global Compact, regional business enterprises, and academic institutions have been announced for the PRME Chapter Meeting DACH and RME Research Conference 2016.
The event, taking place on 9-10 November at IMC University of Applied Sciences Krems in Austria, promises to be a significant gathering of academics, business professionals, and key policy-makers exploring ways to integrate the Sustainable Development Goals into the work of regional institutions.
Keynote speakers include:
Executive Director, UN Global Compact
Prof. Dr. Claus Dierksmeier
Director of the Weltethos-Institut
Prof. Dr. Thomas Dyllick
Director Institute for Economy and the Environment
Delegate for Responsibility and Sustainability, University of St. Gallen
Prof. Dr. habil. Elisabeth Fröhlich
President, Cologne Business School
Head, PRME Secretariat
Prof. Dr. Kai Hockerts
Director of Responsible Management Education, Copenhagen Business School
Managing DirectorSchachinger Logistik Holding GmbH
Director Corporate Responsibility, Member of the Board Communications, Swiss Post
In addition, all three local DACH Global Compact Networks will be facilitating a workshop on the SDG strategies in the regional context. The session compares the networks strategies, approaches and experiences and also outlines how companies can translate global goals into new business models – and how academia can support companies in doing so.
Make sure to register for this exciting event soon! Visit the conference webpage for more information and registration details.