Tuesday, November 27, 2012*


09.00 - 10.00
Conference Registration

10.00 - 10.10
Conference Opening
Welcome adresses

Jürgen Nimptsch, Mayor of Bonn, Germany
Bernward Geier, on behalf of SusCon organizers, Germany

10.10 - 10.20
Opening speech 1 (video taped)
HRH The Prince of Wales, United Kingdom

10.20 - 10.45
Opening speech 2
The social pillar of sustainability – challenge and opportunity for the business community
Special Guest - Dr. Auma Obama, President, foundation "Sauti Kuu- powerful voices for a powerful youth”, Kenya

10.45 - 11.10Keynote speech 1
Societal values and their relevance for the economy
Marlehn Thieme, Chairwoman of the German Council for Sustainable Development (RNE), Germany

11.10 - 12.10
Panel 1
Successful change - investigating the change process
Dr. Jan Dietrich Müller, Senior Vice President Communications Strategy and PR Programs, Deutsche Post/DHL, Germany; Félix Romero Cañizares, Regional Director for Europe, Forest Stewardship Council, Spain; Ewald Wermuth, Director International Public Affairs, IDH the sustainable trade initiative, The Netherlands, Ramon Arratia, Sustainability Director for Interface EMEAI, United Kingdom
Moderator: Gerald A. Herrmann, Executive Director, Organic Services GmbH, Germany

12.10 - 12.30
Keynote speech 2
Challenges to mainstream sustainability
Alain Caparros, CEO, Rewe Group, Germany

12.30 - 12.50
Keynote speech 3
Corporations' need for growth - which type of growth is needed?
Pavan Sukhdev, Founder of Corporation 2020, Study Leader of TEEB, India

12.50 - 13.00
Introduction to the Thematic Sessions

13.10 - 14.00
Press Conference

13.00 - 14.30
Lunch and networking for change / SusCon Expo

14.30 - 15.50
Thematic Sessions 1
Consumer goods
Cross sectorial approaches
Sustainable financing
Communication
Organic and sustainable food chains
Room 3
Mobility and transportation

Room 2

Investments in the future of business
Room 1
New business models and collaborative consumption
Room 4

15.50 - 16.20
Coffee Break

16.20 - 17.40
Thematic Sessions 2
Consumer goods
Cross sectorial approaches
Sustainable financing
Communication
Responsible Forestry
Room 4
Use of water and conflict management
Room 2
Investment in land and other scarce resources
Room 1
Sustainability requirements and labelling schemes
Room 3

17.40 - 18.30
Keynote speech 4
Critique of the Green Economy – towards social and environmental equity
Barbara Unmüßig, President Heinrich Böll Stiftung, Germany

18.30 - 22.00
Conference dinner "Organic Delights- regional, fair and sl o o o w" in the Post Tower

continue with programme of Wednesday

*as of November 07, 2012


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