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Responsible Impact Board Program - Embracing the Mindset

The search for solutions to global megatrends and challenges such as cyber-attacks, climate change or poverty are increasingly influencing the work of the board of directors.

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Responsible Impact Board Program - Embracing the Mindset
Responsible Impact Board Program - Embracing the Mindset

Time & Location

01 Sept 2022, 16:30 – 20:00

Zürich, Hegibachstrasse 47, 8032 Zürich, Schweiz

About the event

Board Program

This event is part of our "Responsible Impact Board Program". We recommend that you sign up for the whole course. However, it is also possible to sign up for indiviual sessions. Download the flyer of the whole program here.

Chapter Zero Switzerland, engageability and the Global Compact Network Switzerland & Liechtenstein  are organizing a board program in collaboration with ESG Competent Boards and the Swiss Board School. It is designed by and for board members to embrace a future-fit mindset, to address key sustainability issues and to think ahead. The program consists of 10 modules organized in 5 x 3 hour sessions.

In preparation, participants will get access to the online ESG Competent Boards Certificate Program with reading lists, videos, and a set of industry cases to help create value, enhance resiliency, and establish good governance.


All five sessions: CHF 3’800.-*

One individual session: CHF 800.- 

Project Partners: engageability and Chapter Zero Switzerland

In Collaboration with: ESG Competent Boards and Swiss Board School

01.09.2022 - Embracing the Mindset

16:30-18:00: Dealing with dilemmas and turning risks into opportunities

Helle Bank Jorgensen, CEO & founder, Competent Boards

Regula Wallimann, board member, Straumann and Adecco 

Paul Polman, former CEO, Unilever and Chair, International Chamber of Commerce

18:30-20:00: Boardroom diversity

Lise Kingo, Independent Board Director, Sanofi, former CEO & Executive Director United Nations Global Compact

Prof. Dr. Gudrun Sander, Professor for Business Administration with special emphasis on Diversity Management, University of St. Gallen

Esther-Mirjam de Boer, CEO getdiversity

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