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Corporate Social Responsibility & Sustainability Summit 2019


October 24-25, 2019 |Belgium, Brussels

Welcome to the Corporate Social Responsibility & Sustainability (CSR) Summit 2019

As the concept of the Corporate Social Responsibility is spreading around different organizations and people are raising more concerns regarding the role of corporations in the environmental change, many companies are shifting their business strategies, where the sustainability is the priority. Companies that take the responsibility for their societal, economic, and environmental actions are valued more in the society and creates a win-win situation, where the company becomes conscious of its overall impact and boosts the brand image.

The purpose of the Corporate Social Responsibility and Sustainability Summit is to bring the experts in the field from the CSR experienced organizations to share the knowledge and open new perspectives on how to become more sustainable business.

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Expert Speakers

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Sasja Beslik

Head of Group Sustainable Finance


Sally Stansfield

Sally Stansfield

Director, Social Impact Consulting Practice​


Alexandra Brand

Chief Sustainability Officer


Yolanda Malone

Vice President of Global Foods Packaging


Carmel McQuaid

Head of Sustainable Business


Suzanne Westlake

Head of Corporate Responsibility & Corporate


Ruediger Senft

Head of Corporate Responsibility

Commerzbank AG

Geert Paemen

Director for Sustainability and Non-Financial KPI’s


Speaker, CSR Summit JACOBS Engineering

Alan Hendry

Director of Sustainability

Jacobs Engineering

Enrique Cadenas

Head of Projects – Social Impact & Innovation, Data Driven Department & Culture Change

Ministry of Justice UK

Sandra Schoonhoven

Head of Sustainability


Márcia Balisciano

Director, Corporate Responsibility


Hege Schøyen Dillner

Chief Sustainability Officer

Veidekke ASA

Anne B. Bicking

Head of Corporate Social Responsibility

thyssenkrupp Steel Europe AG

Sarah-Jane Stewart

Global Head of Sustainability


6 Key Elements of
Connected Factory Summit

CSR and Marketing

CSR and Marketing

Governmental Regulations

Governmental Regulations

Sustainability Reporting

Cognitive Manufacturing and IoT



Supply Chain

Supply Chain

Sustainable Investment

Lean Strategies for Continuous Improvement

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Who Attends

Experts coming from all types of industries that support sustainability and conscious approach in business, such as Retail, Food and Beverages, Construction, Oil and Energy, Automotive, Packaging and Containers, Logistics and Supply Chain, Hospitality, Banking, and many other.

Chief Sustainability Officer
Chief Impact Officer
VPs, Heads, Directors, Managers, Leaders:
Group Sustainable Finance
Social Innovation
CR & Sustainability
Human ResourcesS
Supply Chain Responsibility

Business Communications
Environment Management
Diversity and Inclusion
Children’s Rights and Business
Sustainability Planning and Performance
Government and Regulatory affairs
Brand & Marketing
Stakeholder Engagement Reporting

Responsible Investment
ESG Strategic Projects
ESG Engagement and Reporting
Sustainable Finance Reporting Management
Communications and Campaigns Director
Social impact
Director of Enterprise Sustainability Community engagements

Event Program of CSR Summit

Day 1

8:00 - 9:00 - Registration and Morning Breakfast

9:45 - 10:15

Integrating Sustainability for the Better Business Value

10:15 - 11:15 Panel Discussions

New Era: Encouraging Socially Conscious Businesses

11:15 - 11:30 - Networking Break

11:30 - 12:30 - Interactive Discussion Roundtables

Each roundtable has a moderator and lasts 30 minutes. By the end of the first session, you’re offered to switch the tables for a different session.

IDR A: Making a business case for sustainability that persuades the C-Suite IDR B: Building a sustainable public sector workforce
IDR C: Exploring the Values that Motivate Leaders to be Responsible
IDR D: Innovation through Gender-Centered Design Thinking
IDR E: Financial perceptions on legal risk derived from environmental disasters
IDR F: Creating a Ripple for Future Generations

12:30 – 13:30 - Networking Lunch

13:30 - 14:00

Analyzing the Potential Behind the Partnership with Marketing and Branding Departments

14:00 - 14:30

Analyzing the Potential Behind the Partnership with Marketing and Branding Departments


Networking Break & 1:1 Meetings

15:30 - 16:00

Blockchain As a Key to Social and Environmental Challenges in Supply Chains

16:00 – 16:30

Motivation is the Key – Self-Motivation and Its Impact on Others You

16:30 – 17:00

CSR as Philanthropy – How Does the Public Perception of CSR AffectsBusinesses

17:00 – 17:30

Supply Chain Transparency: Challenges, Perspectives and Development

18:00- Chairman Closing Remarks and end of day 1

18:30- Gala Dinner (Exhibit Hall)

20:00 - Afterparty

Day 2

8:00 - 9:30 - Registration and Morning Breakfast

9:45 – 10:15

Reporting on Sustainability: What, When & How to Report Efficiently

10:15 - 10:45

The Small and Medium Business’s Perception of Corporate Social Responsibility Concept

10:45 – 11:00 - Networking Break

11:00 – 12:00 - IDR

Each roundtable has a moderator and lasts 30 minutes. By the end of the first session, you’re offered to switch the tables for a different session.

IDR A: Developing Personal Social Responsibility (PSR) to boost CSR
IDR B: Innovation through Open‐Source Platform
IDR C: Explicit definitions of CSR as mostly philanthropy: A cause for concern?
IDR D: Establishing new policies to workplace harassment and women’sempowerment
IDR E: Exploring the Impact of CSR on Poverty Reduction
IDR F: The establishment of a comprehensive ethical framework for AI & automationin the business world

12:00 – 13:00 - Networking Lunch

13:00 - 13:45

Transforming the theory into action – Tackling the Plastic in the Packaging Sphere

13:45 - 14:15

Training Transformational Leaders for a Sustainable Fashion and Textile Sector

14:15 - 14:45

Role of Packaging Design in Sustainability & Branded Packaging

14:45 -15:00 – Networking Break

15:00 - 15:50

Sustainability VS. Investors – The Story They Want to Hear

15:40 - Wine/Beer Tasting Experience for all Attendees

16:00 - Closing Remarks from the Chair


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What Other Attendees Say

One of the things I really like about this conference is interactions between panelists, speakers and audience. We had so many discussion without any kind of barriers. This conference provides platform for a very open and interactive learning and networking.
Lex Tan
The added value of attending Anno Lucis event here, is that you get an opportunity to interact with a lot of peers, people from different background.
Cees Werff
This conference was very welcoming from the start. People were keen to interact, to speak with each other and to learn more about each other’s background. A great atmosphere was created and I will happily come back to this type of event!
Nick Pester