2021 Sustainability Centres Community Workshop:

Designing the Business Sustainability Centre of the Future

Note: The schedule is still evolving, and times and sessions may change slightly. Additionally, depending on the COVID situation, in-person activities may complement the virtual programming.

Workshop Vision

The 2021 SCC Workshop will engage leaders in imagining and operationalizing a desirable future. The workshop goal is for leaders to work collectively toward not just reacting to a new normal, but proactively shaping it.

Daily Schedule - all times are Central European (CET)

Monday, July 12 2021: Multi-Sector Dialogue

 

13:00 - 17:30 Sustainable Transformation: Radical Change vs. More of the Same? 

Leaders from across society will discuss the most pressing issues we face.

Sessions include:

  • Art and purpose: Enabling radical transformation?

  • Speaking out for human rights: Is that the business of business?

  • Small players guiding the way to global change    

  • Sustainability and business resiliency – Learnings from a crisis       

  • Key takeaways for a transformative sustainable change

Wednesday, July 14 2021: Sustainability Centres Focus

 

14:00 - 15:30  Plenary: “Designing the Business Sustainability Center of the Future.” 

Centre leaders work through the barriers and opportunity sets involved in unlocking that desired future.

 

15:30 - 16:30 8 Breakout Discussions

Breakouts are led by SCC members and address diverse topics related to centres.

 

16:30 - 17:00 Social Networking

Time for serendipitous connection. 

Tuesday, July 13 2021: Sustainability Centres Focus

 

14:00 - 15:30 Plenary: “What Does the Future Look Like for Centres?” 

Centre leaders will imagine probable and desirable futures for sustainability centers, via plenary presentation and working groups.

 

15:30 - 16:30 8 Breakout Discussions

Breakouts are led by SCC members and address diverse topics related to centres.

 

16:30 - 17:00 Social Networking

Time for serendipitous connection. 

Thursday, July 15 2021: Sustainability Centres Focus

 

14:00 - 14:30 Social Networking

Time for serendipitous connection. 

14:30 - 15:30 "Open Mic"

Centres share one-minute idea pitches, for collaboration and action.

 

15:30 - 17:00 Plenary: "Learning from Each Other" 

Center leaders will share personal challenges and successes, through a collective problem-solving and solutioning process

Friday, July 16 2021

 

All day: Social Event (Optional and ***Only if COVID-situation permits***)

"High Altitude Conversations about Sustainability": Mountain hiking with executives and sustainability managers

More details tba

With questions regarding the program, please contact Maya Fischhoff at NBS.

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