– a roadmap to sustainable business meetings and events

Copenhagen, October 30, 2017 – Register

Responsible Business Events conference is held the 30th October 2017, back-to-back with Sustainable Brands, the world’s leading supplier of CSR conferences, who attract delegates from all branches and sizes, among others global brands as Unilever, Coca Cola, IKEA, LEGO, NovoNordisk and General Motors. By attending Responsible Business Events you will automatically also get access to Sustainable Brands’ general opening keynote session and their opening reception.

Target audience
The three themes “Sustainable Growth”, “New Green” and “Human” are throughout the conference used to zoom in on current key issues for Corporate Event and Meeting Organizers, CSR managers, Procurers and CEO’s to guide in the pursuit for organizing and hosting meetings with a sustainable dimension and outcome.

Target group of the conference is organizers and suppliers of sustainable meetings – from meeting bookers to CSR executives, both in or outside the hospitality sector as stakeholders concerned with business, travel, and meetings: the tourism industry, meeting experts, key opinion leaders, academia as well as NGOs and authorities.


08.30 RegistrationNetworking breakfast
09.30 Panel: UN year Sustainable Tourism for Development - the Nordics in the lead of development?
Allan Agerholm, CEO, BC Hospitality Group - and Deputy Chairman of the Board, HORESTA
Camilla Brückner, CEO, UNDP Nordic, Danish Office
KoAnn Vikoren Skrzyniarz, CEO/Founder, Sustainable Brands
Inge Huijbrechts, Vice President Responsible Business, Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group
10.30-11.00Networking Break / Activation hub
Break-out Sessions 1
Sustainable Growth
New Green
Brand activation through responsible live communication

Host: Claudia van’t Hullenaar, Sustained Impact, Owner, Sustainable Events Committee Member of the Events Industry Council
Managing food resources through a sustainable mindset

Host: Unilever Food Solutions
Challenges for Ethical Procurement - and practical tools

Host: Mariela McIlwraith, CMP, Director of Sustainability GMIC
Case: Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group (tbc)
12.00-13.00Lunch / Activation hub
Break-out Sessions 2
Sustainable Growth
New Green
Ecolabels from a strategic perspective

Host: Ecolabelling Denmark
Communicating Sustainability – how to make your delegates and clients love your green initiatives

Host: Guy Bigwood, Group Sustainability Director, MCI Sustainability Group and Trine Plambech, Principal Green Urban Designer & Team Leader, Alexandra Institute
The Efficient Meeting and how to benefit from ISO 20121

Host: Improvement by Ulrika Mårtensson, Immediate Past President MPI Denmark
14.00-14.30Networking Break / Activation hub
Break-out Sessions 3
Sustainable Growth
New Green
Sustainability is good business

Host: BC Hospitality Group
Walking the talk in the field of sustainability & responsible business events

Host: (TBA) / CSR LINK
Diversity as a driver for efficient meetings

Host: Heidi Rottbøll Andersen, Founding Partner Living Institute
15.30Networking Break / Activation hub
16.00 Sustainable Brands General Opening Keynote Session
18.00 - 20.00 Sustainable Brands Opening Reception


The Responsible Business Events conference is organised with Sustainable Brands by Improvement and CSR LINK.

For more information – contact Jens Prebensen at jp@csr-link.dk

3.995 DKK / 790 USD excl. VAT