Leaves

Calendar › BAWB: Manage by Designing in an Era of Massive Innovation

Tuesday, June 02, 2009
6:00 PM - 5:00 AM

BAWB: Manage by Designing in an Era of Massive Innovation

Registration for the Second Global Forum for Business as an Agent of World Benefit has opened online at www.globalforum2009.org. What: "Manage by Designing in an Era of Massive Innovation"

Why: To unite design thinking with sustainable business practice and education

How: A three-day interactive summit with large-group interactive change methods, break-out sessions, and expert-led discussions

When: June 2-5, 2009

Where: Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio, USA 

 

Participating companies: Ford, Cisco, Patagonia, Herman Miller, Wal-Mart, Procter & Gamble, Dow Chemical, and more

Participating business schools: Weatherhead, Wharton, Kellogg, Rotman, Copenhagen, Haas, Said, Rotterdam, McGill, and more

 

Facilitated by: David Cooperrider, the Fairmount Minerals Professor of Social Entrepreneurship at the Weatherhead School of Management, co-founder and co-chair of BAWB, and co-creator of Appreciative Inquiry

Speakers: Georg Kell, Executive Director of the UN Global Compact.  Jeffrey Sachs of The Earth Institute.  Cradle-to-cradle architect Bill McDonough.  Biomimicry expert Janine Benyus.  McGill's Professor Nancy Adler.  Interface CEO, Ray Anderson.

Special sessions: A one-day Executive Sustainable Value workshop with Sustainable Value author Chris Laszlo.  An evening session designed by McGill's Professor Nancy Adler 

Co-convened by: The Center for Business as an Agent of World Benefit, the United Nations Global Compact, and the Academy of Management

Sponsored by: The Fetzer Institute, Fairmount Minerals, and CNI: The Brazilian Federation of Industry

Major ouput of the 2006 Global Forum: The United Nations Principles for Responsible Management Education (PRME), an initiative launched by UN Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon in July 2007 and signed by more than 200 organizations worldwide

Registration for the Second Global Forum for Business as an Agent of World Benefit has opened online at www.globalforum2009.org. What: "Manage by Designing in an Era of Massive Innovation" Why: To unite design thinking with sustainable business practice and education How: A three-day interactive summit with large-group interactive change methods, break-out sessions, and expert-led discussions When: June 2-5, 2009 Where: Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio, USA    Participating companies: Ford, Cisco, Patagonia, Herman Miller, Wal-Mart, Procter & Gamble, Dow Chemical, and more Participating business schools: Weatherhead, Wharton, Kellogg, Rotman, Copenhagen, Haas, Said, Rotterdam, McGill, and more   Facilitated by: David Cooperrider, the Fairmount Minerals Professor of Social Entrepreneurship at the Weatherhead School of Management, co-founder and co-chair of BAWB, and co-creator of Appreciative Inquiry Speakers: Georg Kell, Executive Director of the UN Global Compact.  Jeffrey Sachs of The Earth Institute.  Cradle-to-cradle architect Bill McDonough.  Biomimicry expert Janine Benyus.  McGill's Professor Nancy Adler.  Interface CEO, Ray Anderson. Special sessions: A one-day Executive Sustainable Value workshop with Sustainable Value author Chris Laszlo.  An evening session designed by McGill's Professor Nancy Adler  Co-convened by: The Center for Business as an Agent of World Benefit, the United Nations Global Compact, and the Academy of Management Sponsored by: The Fetzer Institute, Fairmount Minerals, and CNI: The Brazilian Federation of Industry Major ouput of the 2006 Global Forum: The United Nations Principles for Responsible Management Education (PRME), an initiative launched by UN Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon in July 2007 and signed by more than 200 organizations worldwide

« back to calendar

Submit an event

The best bike trails

The best bike trails >

Find out where are the most interesting bike rides in Northeast Ohio

Eco-friendly landscapes

Eco-friendly landscapes >

We look inside two local guides to native landscaping and their benefits.

Your location can cost or save

Your location can cost or save >

See if your neighborhood is costing or saving you more than the average