Jeffrey D. Sachs is a world-renowned professor of economics, leader in sustainable development, senior UN advisor, bestselling author, and syndicated columnist whose monthly newspaper columns appear in more than 100 countries. He is the co-recipient of the 2015 Blue Planet Prize, the leading global prize for environmental leadership. He has twice been named among Time Magazine’s 100 most influential world leaders. He was called by the New York Times, “probably the most important economist in the world,” and by Time Magazine “the world’s best known economist.” A recent survey by The Economist Magazine ranked Professor Sachs as among the world’s three most influential living economists of the past decade.
Professor Sachs served as the Director of the Earth Institute from 2002 to 2016. He was appointed University Professor at Columbia University in 2016, and also serves as Quetelet Professor of Sustainable Development, and Professor of Health Policy and Management at Columbia University. He is Special Advisor to United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres on the Sustainable Development Goals, and previously advised UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on both the Sustainable Development Goals and Millennium Development Goals and UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan on the Millennium Development Goals.
Carlo is CPFL´s Corporate Sustainability Manager with more than 15 years of experience in sustainability issues. He has experience in sustainability consulting in Brazil and Germany, focused on climate change, community development, impact investment, sustainable strategy investment, and energy. Chemist with a Master of Science from Universidade de São Paulo and a master of business administration in sustainability from Lüneburg University in Germany. He is leading the Climate and Energy WG of the Global Compact in Brazil. He loves sustainability, bike, paraglider and chocolate ice cream with many toppings on it.
Outstanding professional experience in Organizational Management for Sustainability, Social Governance, Sustainable Leadership Development, and Inclusive Businesses and Markets. Performing in projects, programs and consulting in Sustainability, in Brazil and abroad. Brazilian representative in international projects, congresses, and events in the area. Teaching experience at Fundação Dom Cabral, FDC (Brazil) in disciplines related to Sustainability, Responsible Management for Sustainability, Ethics and Social Responsibility, among others.
Affiliations: EGADE Business School, Tecnológico de Monterrey, Mexico, Professor; ACACIA (Academia de Ciencias Administrativas), Vice-President; PRME (Principles for Responsible Management Education); EGADE Business School representative chair; The Global Compact, Representative EGADE Business School; Member of the AoM (Academy of Management). Teaching topics: Politics, Ethics, CSR and sustainability; Responsible Consumer Behavior; International Marketing; and, Cross Culture and Negotiation.
Didier Trebucq is Country Director of the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) in Brazil since January 11, 2016. Acting for more than 13 years at UNDP, he was Deputy Resident Representative in Peru (2010-2015), where - among others - he led the UNDP support in organizing the COP20 World Conference on Climate Change in Lima. Trebucq is an economist and Master of Science in Sustainable Development with a specialization in Environmental Economics from Imperial College London in the UK and a Master's degree in Business Administration from the Institut Francais de Gestion in France.
Giovana Chimentão Punhagui has been working in the area of basic education for more than 10 years. Its main lines of work are focused on teaching methodologies, bilingual education, and innovation in education. She is a specialist in Advanced Pedagogy and Language Teaching and a Master in Education in the field of self-regulation of learning. She acts as Manager of the FIEP Executive Education Management.
Isabel Rimanoczy, Ed.D. has made it her life purpose of promoting change accelerators. Aware of the complex challenges our planet (and us in it) are facing, she works alongside those who can make an impact on a greater scale. She is the convener of the PRME Working Group on Sustainability Mindset, an international cohort of 75+ academics from 70 universities on five continents promoting teaching for a paradigmatic shift. She is the Global Academic Ambassador for AIM2Flourish, the international initiative to promote businesses as agents of world benefit by teaching 17 Sustainable Development Goals. The Flourish Prizes are an international showcase of entrepreneurial innovation working towards what needs to be our global agenda: the SDGs.
Head, Principles for Responsible Management Education (PRME), UN Global Compact
Since June 2010, Jonas Haertle is Head of the Principles for Responsible Management Education (PRME), an initiative founded by the United Nations Global Compact and leading business school associations. He is responsible for driving the mission of the PRME initiative, to inspire responsible management education, research and thought leadership globally. He provides global leadership in bringing together good practice in implementing the principles of PRME and the UN Global Compact.
He holds a master's degree in European Studies of Hamburg University in Germany. As a Fulbright scholar, he also attained a MSc degree in Global Affairs from Rutgers University in the USA. Currently, Mr. Haertle is pursuing in part-time a Doctor in Business Administration program at Nottingham Trent University Business School, UK.
He has worked for more than 25 years in the Human Resources, Government Relations, and in the direction of the Bosch Institute of Social Responsibility. He is currently Superintendent of SESI and Superintendent of IEL, Regional Director SENAI Paraná, including the General Directorate of the Faculty of Industry of Paraná, also serves as Executive Director of CIFAL Curitiba / UNITAR / ONU for South America.
Graduated in Psychology, he holds a specialization in Human Resources and a Masters in Business Management, from Fundação Getúlio Varga (FGV).
Mr. De Paulo is the President at Enactus Brazil, the Brazilian community of student, academic and business leaders committed to using the power of entrepreneurial action to transform lives and shape a better more sustainable world, he is responsible for 105 University Teams, +2500 Students at 20 Brazilian States. He has been working with Enactus since March 2012.
Executive MBA at Sao Paulo University, De Paulo served in a number of business roles prior to his work as the President of Enactus Brazil. Mr. De Paulo graduated from Sao Paulo University in 1994 and continues to help the college to develop projects and collaboration.
United Nations Development Program - UNDP Cornell University
An anthropologist with in-depth knowledge about the low-income population to support initiatives from multilateral organizations and private sector to alleviate poverty and reduce social inequalities.
Broad experience with the private sector to develop market solutions addressing the citizens consumers, producers and entrepreneurs living at the base of the social and economic pyramid. Fields of expertise: financial inclusion, food, and nutrition, direct sales, technology, and communication.
Professor of UFU - Federal University of Uberlândia at FAGEN - Faculty of Management and Business. Research lines developed: sustainability and green supply chain of organizations; Systemic vision and interdisciplinarity applied to learning processes. Participation in research projects: Golden for Sustainability hosted by Universidade Bocconi, EEGAS - Team of Studies in Environmental Management and Sustainability of UFU, ISSS (Brazilian Chapter) - International Society for the System Sciences at FEARP-USP, NEAGIO - Center for Applied Studies Integrated Management of Operations at UFU.
Professor of Entrepreneurial Marketing at the University of Applied Sciences HTW Chur, Switzerland, where he is an initiator and academic head of PRME and co-initiated the regional chapter DACH, serving as its speaker. An active member of PRME working group on Poverty and PRME Champions group. Extensive consulting practice as a member of the Board of The Centre for Futures Research, St. Gallen. Graduated from University of Cologne, Germany, HEC Paris and ESADE Business School, he received his Ph.D. in economics and business administration from the University of St. Gallen.
Malu Nunes is Sustainability Manager of Grupo Boticário and Executive Director of the Boticário Group Foundation for Nature Protection. He holds a Master's Degree in Nature Conservation from the Federal University of Paraná and a Specialist in Protected Areas Management from Colorado State University in the United States. He participates in the council of some organizations, such as the Center for Voluntary Action of Curitiba, the Association of the Eco, SAVE Brazil (Society for the Conservation of the Birds of Brazil) and the LIFE Institute.
Degree with honors in Physics, PhD in Geodesy. She is Professor of GIS and Remote Sensing at Politecnico di Milano (PoliMI). From 2006 to 2011 she lectured GIS at the ETH of Zurich. From 2001 to 2011 she was the Head of the Geomatics Laboratory of PoliMI and from 2011 to 2016 she was Vice Rector of PoliMI for the Como Campus.
She is the chair of ISPRS WG IV/4 “Collaborative crowdsourced cloud mapping (C3M)”, Associate Editor of Applied Geomatics Journal (Springer); Member of the Board of the Italian Photogrammetric and Topography Society (SIFET); One of the Directors of OSGeo; Member of the Advisory Board of GeoForAll, chair of the “Capacity Building WG” of the UN Open GIS Initiative, Member of the UN_GGIM Academic Network Task Team. She organized in 2010 the first WebMGS Conference and in 2015 the FOSS4G Europe. In 2015, she was awarded the Sol Katz Prize.
Professor Zollo is the Dean’s Chaired Professor in Strategy and Sustainability at the Management and Technology department of Bocconi University and board member of the Center for Research in Innovation, Organization and Strategy (CRIOS). He is also visiting professor at the Sloan School of Management of the M.I.T. in the Management Science department.
For the Strategic Management Society he chaired the Innovation and Knowledge interest group and was a founder and chair of the Stakeholder Strategy interest group. A past member of Executive Committee of the strategy division of the Academy of Management, he also co-founded the Business & Society division of EURAM.
Founding Director, REFOMENT Consulting & Coaching, Belgrade, Serbia. PRME Anti-poverty Working Group Co-chair. Visiting lecturer at UDG-University, Montenegro. Member of the Strategic Advisory Board to the Dean of School of Business, American University in Cairo, Egypt. Member of the National Advisory Board, Australian Applied Management Colloquium.
Through the Economics Institute – Belgrade and as an independent consultant to various international organizations, including OECD, UNDP, UNIDO, ICPE, CEEMAN, he designed and led large international research, educational, consulting and institution-building projects, including in management education.
Member of the Society for Technology, Culture and Development, Serbia. He has accomplished training at prominent multinational consulting firms and faculty development programs at IESE-Barcelona and Harvard Business School.
Doctor in Applied Business Management, by the Higher Institute of Labor and Enterprise Sciences, ISCTE, Portugal (2012). President of the Superior Institute of Administration and Economics (ISAE), convened by Getulio Vargas Foundation, Coordinator of the Business Sustainability Action Council of the Paraná Trade Association, a member of the Global Compact (CBPG) and GRI Advisor in Brazil.
A responsible executive education enthusiast in Brazil, he joined the group that created the UN Principles for Responsible Executive Education (PRME) - guidelines that since 2007 have guided the management of more than 500 Business Schools worldwide, including ISAE. He is also President of the PRME Brazilian Chapter, he is a member of the PRME Champions Group - a group of 30 business schools around the world that are more active in PRME, a member of PRME's Board.
Vice President of Corporate Affairs and Sustainability at Novozymes Latin America Ltda. Currently, holds a Master's degree in Governance and Sustainability at ISAE / FGV Business and Economics Institute (2015-2017).
Honorary Consul of the Kingdom of Denmark for the States of Paraná and Santa Catarina, Brazil.
Director of the Danish-Brazilian Chamber of Commerce (DANCHAMB) in São Paulo and representative of DANCHAMB regional in the State of Paraná.
Vice President and co-founder of the Princesa Benedikte Institute, an institution that works in the area of children and adolescents, safeguarding the rights of children and young people who are victims of domestic violence or risk.
He is a civil servant of the Federal Judiciary and University Professor. Bachelor of Law, Specialist in Methodology of Higher Education (Postgraduate), with courses of extension and improvement in the areas of Law (especially in the areas of Administrative Law and Disciplinary Law), Education and Third Sector. Currently, he is National President of the Scouts of Brazil.
He holds a PhD in Sociology from the University of Brasilia - UnB (1999) with a split-site doctoral program in Public Policy from the Duke Sanford School (1997/1998). Currently, he holds the position of National Secretary of Social Articulation in the Secretary of Government of the Presidency of the Republic (June / 2016). He was director of the Center for Management and Strategic Studies - CGEE (Social Organization supervised by MCTI - from May 2012 to May 2016).
Christian Hauser is a Professor of Business Economics and International Management at the Swiss Institute for Entrepreneurship (SIFE) at the University of Applied Sciences, HTW, Chur. He studied Latin American Studies at the Universities of Cologne/Germany, Lisbon/Portugal, and Fortaleza/Brazil. Since 2002, he has successfully acquired and managed several projects funded by public and private institutions in Germany and in Switzerland, including the BASF SE, the European Commission, the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) and the Fritz Thyssen Foundation.
In 2006, he earned his Doctorate in Economics on Foreign Trade Promotion Schemes at the University of Cologne. During his PhD studies, he worked at the Centre for the Portuguese Speaking World at the University of Cologne. In 2006, he joined the Institute for SME Research (IfM) Bonn as a Postdoctoral Research Associate. Since July 2007, he has been working at the SIFE on topics including business integrity, international entrepreneurship, SME and private sector development. As member of the UN-PRME Anti-Corruption Working Group he has been actively involved in the creation of the toolkit “Anticorruption guidelines for MBA curriculum change” released during the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development (Rio+20) in June 2012. Based on the initiative of Dr Hauser, HTW Chur has now been invited by the United Nations to be one of a select group of business schools worldwide which will be initially running the toolkit as a pilot project.
Dr. Al Rosenbloom is a Professor of Marketing and International Business at the Brennan School of Business, Dominican University. Al has taught marketing for over 25 years and international business for the past 15. In his teaching, he draws on his experiences as the owner of his own marketing consulting practice and as a Fulbright Scholar, who has taught in Nepal and Bulgaria.
Al’s research interests include global branding, marketing in countries with emerging and subsistence markets, how business can combine poverty alleviation efforts with sound corporate practice, and the challenge of integrating the issue of poverty into the management curriculum. He serves on the PRME Working Group on Poverty as a Management Challenge.
He has a Master in Public Health degree from the University of Illinois, Chicago, and a Ph.D. in Management Education from Loyola University of Chicago.