TEDx: Sustainable Business & Culture


Location: Virtual

Tedx Countdown

This event is part of the TED Countdown, an initiative to champion solutions to the climate crisis.

This TEDx event is being curated by SUMAS, the Sustainability Management School of Switzerland, and it is part of the TED Countdown global initiative, aimed at accelerating solutions to the climate crisis, turning ideas into action. It is a movement open to everyone – and everyone has a vital role to play.

This event brings together bright minds to give talks that are climate-focused, on a wide range of subjects, to foster learning, inspiration, and provoke conversations that matter.

The event will be accessible online for free.

Confirmed speakers include:

Alessandro Armillotta - CEO and Co-founder "AWorld"

Amanda Ho - Co-Founder at Regenerative Travel

Ana Maria Montero - International TV, radio, and print journalist with 20 years of experience within the CNN family

Andre Harms - Professor at the Sustainability Management School (SUMAS) - Founder, director, and lead engineer of Ecolution Consulting, Professor

Chris Jones - Expert in sustainable urbanism, landscape architect founder of Feeding Cities

Diana Körner - Sustainable Tourism Consultant at Itandc

Giulio Bonazzi - Chairman and CEO Aquafil Group

Javier Goyeneche - Founder and President of ECOALF

Juliet Kinsman - Sustainable luxury travel expert BOUTECO, sustainability editor, Condé Nast Traveller, founding editor Mr & Mrs. Smith

Laurent Maeder - Professor of Sustainable Innovation at the Sustainability Management School (SUMAS) - Co-leading the Circular Economy transition in Switzerland

Matteo Wrad - Design, Communication & Sustainability, Co-founder Wrad Living, Fashion Revolution Italia, School of WRÅD

Merijn Everaarts - Founder and CEO of Dopper

Monica Chao - President WAS, Director of Sustainability and Communication at Intu

Oscar Di Montigny - Spherical Economy concept, Author, Chief Innovation, Sustainability & Value Strategy Officer at Banca Mediolanum, Founder and President at BYE (BeYourEssence)

Svetlana Baurens - Founder and Managing Director of Impact Investing School, Co-Founder and President of International Impact Centre, and Board Member of SIIA ( Swiss Impact Investment Association)

Silvia Vanni - Founder and CEO of ShareMyBag

Tom Bosschaert - Founder and Director of Except

Willy LeGrand - Author, Senior Partner at Audit Diagnostic Solutions Tourism (ADST), Verifier for the Pledge on Food Waste, and Professor of Hospitality Management

Topics will Include:

•Hospitality • Fashion • Cities, Communities and Tech • Agrifood • Lifestyle, Society, Nature

Registration is free of charge. Registration here.

Sponsored by the Sustainability Management School (SUMAS)