July 12
Multi-Sector Dialogue for a Sustainable Transformation -

Radical change vs. more of the same?

Leaders from across sectors opened up dialogue on vital contemporary issues from human rights to the role of small businesses and even art in advancing sustainability..

Program - all times are Central European (CET)

Moderation - Katharina Moser (Mosaik)

 

13:00 - 13:20 Welcome Address / Introduction

Alexander Van der BellenFederal President of the Republic of Austria

Leonore GewesslerAustrian Federal Minister for Climate Action, Environment, Energy, Mobility, Innovation and Technology

Markus ScholzEndowed Professor for Corporate Governance and Business Ethics, Head of Institute for Business Ethics and Sustainable Strategy, FHWien University of Applied Sciences for Management & Communication Vienna

Günter StahlProfessor of International Management, Co-Director of Center for Sustainability Transformation and Responsibility, Vienna University of Economics and Business

13:20 - 13:50 Art and Purpose: Enabling Radical Transformation?

Christoph Thun-HohensteinGeneral Director and Artistic Director, MAK Museum für angewandte Kunst | Museum of Applied Art

in conversation with

Tima BansalProfessor of Strategy at the Ivey Business School, Founder and Executive Director of the Network for Business Sustainability

13:50 - 14:20 The New Inequalities: Is this the Business of Business?

Marie RinglerMember of Global Leadership Group und Europe Leader, Ashoka

in conversation with

Markus Scholz Endowed Professor for Corporate Governance and Business Ethics, Head of Institute for Business Ethics and Sustainable Strategy, FHWien University of Applied Sciences for Management & Communication Vienna

14:20 - 14:30 Coffee Break

14:30 - 15:10 Small Players Guiding the Way to Global Change

Bas van AbelFounder, Fairphone

Theresa ImreFounder and CEO, markta

Ian G. HobdayFounder and CEO, Startup Gurus

15:10 - 15:40 Innovations as a Driver for Sustainability

Axel KühnerCEO, Greiner AG

in conversation with

Jason Jay – Senior Lecturer and Director of MIT Sloan Sustainability Initiative, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

15:40 - 16:00 Coffee Break

16:00 - 16:45 Panel Discussion: How to Drive Sustainable Transformation? Key Takeaways from a Multi-Level Perspective

Markus Urban-HüblerSustainability Manager, Verbund AG

Alice SchmidtGlobal Sustainability & Social Impact, Policy Advisor, Business Consultant, Author and Speak

Fady AbdelmalekInnovation Manager, Stats Perform, PMBA Student at Vienna University of Economics and Business Executive Academy

16:45 - 17:30 Networking