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Conference Program

The 3rd International Conference on CSR, Sustainability, Ethics & Governance

Sustainable Management as a New Business Paradigm

August 1 - 3, 2016

Cologne, Germany

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More than 200 Presenters from over 40 Nations present the latest research results and its practical implication to Management, Society, Academia and Politics. The conference is set up in 6 unique parallel streams providing high-level input from leading research institutes and business representatives. 

Detailed conference program will be continuously updated online.

MONDAY, 1 AUGUST

12.00 - 17.00          Pre-Conference: Sustainabiligy and economic success - Think business differently (German) -                                      Seperate Invitation

Official start of the 3rd International Conference: Monday 1 August

14.00 - 17.00          Welcome Reception, Registration and Networking

17.00 - 17.15          Introduction by Dr. Ulrich S. Soénius, Vice President of IHK Köln and Prof. Dr. Nicholas Capaldi,                                President of Global Corporate Governance Institute

17.15 - 18.30          Panel: Living sustainably worldwide (English/German)                                                                                                   Moderated by: Gisela Steinhauer, WDR

  • Günther Horzetzky, State Secretary in the Ministry of Economics, NRW
  • Prof. Dr. Haifeng Huang, Director of Peking University HSBC Business School's
    Center for Green Economy
  • Harald Goost, CEO Bierbaum-Proenen
  • Business Representative
  • Business Representative

18.45                     Informal Dinner and Networking Opportunity

TUESDAY, 2 AUGUST

09.00 - 09.20          Opening Speech by Rene Schmidpeter, Conference Chair; Hualiang Lu, Nanjing University of Finance                                  and Economics; Samuel O. Idowu, Metropolitan University; Lisa Fröhlich, President CBS

09.20 - 10.30          Organization Pitch: What is your contribution to make the world more sustainable?

10.30 - 10.45          Coffee Break

11.00 - 12.30          Panel Session I

12.30 - 13.15          Lunch Break

13.15 - 14.00          Keynote Speeches

  • John Spengler, Harvard University: Does sustainability contribute to healthy life?
  • Dancia Purg, IEDC: The future of sustainable management depends on universities

14.00 - 15.30          Panel Session II

15.30 - 15.45          Coffee Break

15.45 - 17.00          Panel Session III

17.30 - 19.00          Business Panel: Sustainability fosters Business Success                                                                                                Moderated by: Lisa Fröhlich, CBS

  • Carolyn Hutter, Porsche
  • Frank Klein, Deutsche Asset & Wealth Management International GmbH
  • Bernhard Schwager, Bosch
  • Andreas Streubig, OTTO
  • Katharina Tomhoff, DHL
  • Ralf Zastrau, Nanogate

19.30                      Conference Dinner and Awards Ceremony                                                                                                                       Keynote Speech: Bradley Googins, Boston College Carroll School of Management: The Power of                                       Innovation in fostering sustainability

WEDNESDAY, 3 AUGUST

09.00 - 10.15           Keynote Speeches

  • Haifeng Huang, Peking University: Does China become the new superpower of sustainability?
  • Andre Habisch, Catholic University of Eichstaett: What are the cultural roots of sustainability?
  • Paul McDonald, Victoria Business School, New Zealand: Is our brain designed to act sustainable?

10.15 - 10.30           Coffee Break

10.30 - 12.00           Panel Session IV

12.00 - 12.45           Lunch Break

12.45 - 14.15           Panel Session V

14.15 - 14.30           Coffee Break

14.30 - 15.45           Panel Session VI

16.00 - 16.30           Keynote Speeches

  • Michael Henriques, ILO
  • Leland Entrekin, Murdoch University

16.30 - 16.45           Closing Remarks and Outlook Conference 2017 by Rene Schmidpeter, Conference Chair; Nicholas                               Capaldi, Loyola University; Martin Brueckner, Murdoch University

Afterwards             Optional Dinner Cruise