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Talk and expert panel on multi-stakeholder initiatives

May 7, 2024

In the upcoming weeks the Institute for Business Ethics and Sustainable Strategy (IBES) at FHWien der WKW invites to the Responsible Management Lectures (RML). In the 2024 summer semester, the central topic will be “Multi-stakeholder initiatives”.

Multi-stakeholder initiatives aim for a cooperative solution to complex social problems. They serve to better anchor CSR in the economy and promote sustainable development. In this way, multi-stakeholder initiatives help to strengthen corporate responsibility, respect human rights and promote environmental protection.

“Overcoming grand challenges via multi-stakeholder initiatives“

Talk by Dr. Esther Hennchen | IESE Business School – Barcelona
May 16, 2024 from 6:30 pm until 8:00 pm – Online via Zoom – in English

Dr Esther Hennchen is a distinguished researcher, educator, and consultant on corporate responsibility and sustainable supply chain management, with a particular focus on multi-stakeholder initiatives. Her work is driven by a commitment to understanding grand challenges and finding problem-based solutions with societal impact.

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“Insight into the practice of multi-stakeholder initiatives“

Expert panel with representatives from companies, civil society and academia
May 23, 2024 from 6:30 pm until 8:00 pm – FHWien der WKW – in English

Expert panel:

  • Daniela Ortiz (IBES at FHWien der WKW)
  • DIin Sabrina Peer (WWF)
  • Maria Riegler (Mazars in Austria)
  • Marc Sarmiento, MA (Österreichische Post AG)
  • Norma Schönherr, MSc (Lenzing AG)

Moderation: Dr. in Katharina de Melo (IBES at FHWien der WKW)

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„Ideas for Better Business“ since 2012

Since 2012, the Institute for Business Ethics and Sustainable Strategy (IBES) at FHWien der WKW has been organizing the “Responsible Management Lectures (RML): Ideas for Better Business”, which have become an important part of the teaching at FHWien der WKW in the field of business ethics, sustainability and corporate governance. Every semester, leading international experts from academia and the business sector present their perspectives on topics in these areas and discuss them with the audience.

With the RML the IBES aims to initiate an interdisciplinary discourse on the future of our economic system with a focus on business and corporate ethics.