November 14-15, 2018
“Sustainable Policy, Regulation & Compliance”
On November 14 and 15, 2018, Sustainable Business Roundtable member companies and invited guests met to discuss “Sustainable Policy, Regulation & Compliance” at the Center for Sustainable Business at ESMT Berlin. We focused on topics such as:
- Corporate perspectives on reducing waste (including plastic waste)
- EU’s policy for creating sustainable growth
- How to push the circular economy frontier?
- Why corporate support for climate policy is crucial
As announced during the meeting, following his move to the US, Prof. CB Bhattacharya passed on the leadership of the Roundtable to Prof. Tamer Boyaci. Tamer is Professor of Management Science, Michael Diekmann Chair in Management Science, and Director of Research at ESMT Berlin. He is our expert in circular economy and sustainable operations. You can view the pictures from the Farewell Reception for Prof. Bhattacharya here.
Impressions from the Roundtable are available here.
Agenda is available here.
Speakers included: CB Bhattacharya (Director of the Center for Sustainable Business, ESMT Berlin); Martin Pauli (Senior Consultant - leader foresight and innovation Germany, Arup); Lill Lindbäck (EMEA Take Back Manager, Dell); Hendrik Heuermann (Sustainability Manager, H&M Germany); Anke Stübing (Head of Corporate Responsibility, Nestlé Deutschland); Tamer Boyaci (Professor of Management Science, Michael Diekmann Chair in Management Science, and Director of Research, ESMT Berlin); Antti Peltomäki (Deputy Director-General of the Internal Market, Entrepreneurship and SMEs, European Commission); Christoph Bals (Policy Director, Germanwatch); Birgit Spießhofer (Attorney at Law, Dentons; Author of “Responsible Enterprise: The Emergence of a Global Economic Order”); Juan Manuel Banez Romero (Public Affairs Manager Europe, Mars); Andreas Kleinke (Head of Corporate Sustainability Strategy, BASF); Dylan Tanner (Executive Director, Influence Map); Simon Clow & Neil Smith (Directors, Kōan).