Ethical and socio-environmental values are changing production and consumption patterns over the world. The industry plays an important role in leading the valuation process of the sustainable use and conservation of natural resources to guarantee the balance between natural and social, local and global issues.
CNI Sustainability has established a partnership with the International Year of Global Understanding (IYGU) in order to bring together corporate business, national and international specialists from different areas to discuss sceneries, challenges and opportunities of the sustainability agenda towards the industry of tomorrow.
22nd september 2016
Sofitel Copacabana Hotel - Rio de Janeiro
|8am - 9am||Registration|
José Serra, Minister of Foreign Affairs
José Sarney Filho, Minister of the Environment
Robson Braga de Andrade, President of the National Confederation of Industry
Eliezer Batista, Ex-minister of the Mines and Energy Ministry and Strategic Affairs
| GUEST SPEAKER
Boyd Cohen, PhD and specialist in entrepreneurship, innovation and smart cities
|10.30am - 1.30pm|| PANEL I - HOW SOCIO-ENVIRONMENTAL VALUES INFLUENCE PRODUCTION AND CONSUMPTION’S PATTERNS
Rosana Jatobá, Journalist
Benno Werlen (Germany), Executive Director for the International Year of Global Understanding
Klaus Topfer (Germany), Ex-minister for the Ministry of Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety & Executive Director for the Advanced Sustainability Studies Institute (Potsdam)
Gordon McBean (Canada), President of the International Council of Science
Walter Dissinger (Germany), President of Votorantim Ciment
Ulisses Sabará (Brazil), President of Beraca
Isabella Wanderley (Brazil), Vice President of New Channel Development at Grupo Boticário
Marcos Troyjo (Brazil), Director of BRICLab at Columbia University
| PANEL II - THE MARKET’S ROLE IN THE VALUATION OF FORESTS & BIODIVERSITY
Rosana Jatobá, Journalist
Kim Carstensen (Denmark), General Director of the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC)
Rik Kutsch Lojenga (The Netherlands), Executive Director of the Union for Ethical Biotrade (UEBT)
Amy Fraenkel (Canada), Director of the Division on Mainstreaming, Cooperation and Outreach Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity
Elizabeth Carvalhaes (Brazil), President of IBA-Brazilian Tree Industry and president of the International Council of Forest and Paper Associations
Pedro Luiz Fernandes (Brazil), Vice President of Corporate Affairs and Sustainability of Novozymes Latin America
Rui Pedro Ribeiro (Brazil), CEO of Agrocortex Florestas do Brasil
PANEL I - HOW SOCIO-ENVIRONMENTAL VALUES INFLUENCE PRODUCTION AND CONSUMPTION’S PATTERNS
The partnership between the National Confederation of Industry (CNI) and the International Year for Global Understanding (IYGU) represents a valuable opportunity to advance in the debate on potentail transformations in market patterns. The purpose of the panel is to highlight promising trends which take into consideration emerging ethical and sustainability aspects for market consumption, as well as , establishing links between the issues raised by IYGU’s themes, market patterns and, consequently, the transforming drivers of production trends. Debating such transformations with the the IYGU patrons is a unique opportunity.
PANEL II - THE MARKET’S ROLE IN THE VALUATION OF FORESTS & BIODIVERSITY
Brazil’s natural capital sets the country as a leading actor worldwide. The country plays an important role by challenging the conciliation of sustainable use with the conservation of environmental assets such as forests & biodiversity. Those business sectors using as the basis of their value chains components from forests & biodiversity tend to be more receptive to emerging consumption patterns influenced by sustainable values. The panel aims to debate the potential that sustainability aspects have to assume consumption patterns status for markets based on forests and biodiversity.
Director of the Division on Mainstreaming, Cooperation and OutreachSecretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity
She has more than 30 years of experience in international environmental and conservation law and policy. She has worked in the United Nations, the United States government and the private sector. In 2013, she joined the Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD). She came to the CBD Secretariat from the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), where she served as Regional Director for North America for six years.Ms. Fraenkel also worked for seven years in private law practice on international and environmental issues. She graduated from Grinnell College with a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and a concentration in environmental and obtained her law degree from Harvard University.
Specialist in Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Smart Cities
Boyd Cohen is recognized as a global thought leader in urban innovation, entrepreneurship and smart cities. He created the Smart Cities Wheel as a tool for benchmarking cities around the globe and more recently co-developed the Sharing Business Model Compass to help entrepreneurs and governments understand the different aspects of sharing economy business models. He is a professor and researcher of entrepreneurship, sustainability and smart cities at EADA Business School in Barcelona. He co-authored the 2011 book, “Climate Capitalism”, and, in 2016,he published his second book: “Urban Entrepreneurship”. He obtained his Ph.D. in business strategy & entrepreneurship from the University of Colorado in 2001. Boyd is founder of the boutique consultancy,
Ex-minister for the Ministry of Mines and Energy (1961-1964) & president of the Instituto Bioatlântica
He was the minister of the Mines and Energy Ministry in the João Goulart government and,also, the president of the National Council of Mines and Energy and the Strategic Materials Export Commission. He was in charge of the Secretariat of Strategic Affairs (SAE) in the Collor government. In 1997, he was one of the founders of the Brazilian Business Council for Sustainable Development (CEBDS) and in the same year,he became a member of the Coordinating Council of Federal Claims in Rio de Janeiro, of the Federation of Industries of the State of Rio de Janeiro (FIRJAN). He was the president of Companhia Vale do Rio Doce,today known as VALE, during two periods (1961 to 1964 and 1979 to 1986) He is a consultant for various national and international companies and holds a Degree in Engineering from the Universidade Federal do Paraná.
Elizabeth de Carvalhaes
Chief Executive Officer of the Brazilian Tree Industry (Ibá)
She is the Chief Executive Officer of Ibá since its criation, in 2014, after leading for almost seven years the Brazilian Association of Paper and Cellulose (Bracelpa). She has wide experience in negotiations with international governments and markets and she is leading Ibá to become a global reference in planted forests. She is also committed to turning the sector to be a major player in the brazilian exports, highlight its socioenvironmental attributes and contribute to mitigate the effects of Climate Change. Amongst the international foruns she acts in the Food and Agriculture Organization for the United Nations and the International Council of Forest & Paper Associations. She has a Bachelor Degree in Portuguese and German from the São Paulo University and a PhD in German Literature and Language from the Viena University (Austria).
President of the International Science Council
Professor Gordon McBean is President of the International Council for Science (ICSU), Co-Chair of the Governing Council for Future Earth: Research for Global Sustainability and Professor Emeritus of Geography at Western University, London (Canada). He has been very active in international and national environmental science programs and international climate issues, such as IPCC and in Kyoto Protocol negotiations. From 1994 to 2000, he was Assistant Deputy Minister, Environment Canada with responsibilities for climate, weather and air quality sciences and services. He has a PhD in physics of ocean-atmosphere system from University of British Columbia and a member of many scientific organizations.
Isabella Wanderley, Vice president of New Channel Development at Grupo Boticário
Vice president of New Channel Development at Grupo Boticário, Isabella Wanderley is in charge of Eudora,The Beauty Box and e-commerce. Isabella has over 23 years of experience in the beauty market in Brazil, Latin America and Europe. She graduated in economics from the Catholic University of Rio and has two specializations: Marketing, at Autonomous Technological Institute of Mexico and Top Management at IESE Business School.
Director General of the Forest Stewardship Council
Kim Karstensen has been Director General of the FSC since 2012. He has a proven track record as a global leader in the environment and development sectors as the leader of WWF International’s Global Climate Initiative, the CEO of WWF Denmark, where he worked on global environment and development policy and environment and development projects in the global South. His broad development experience also comes from his previous role as Deputy Chairman of the Board of Danida (Denmark’s official development assistance agency), where he participated in broad discussions on development issues across all sectors, and from his academic training as a sociologist.
German Federal Minister for the Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety Executive & Director of the Institute for Advanced Sustainability Studies in Potsdam
Klaus Töpfer has served as Founding and Executive Director of the Institute for Advanced Sustainability Studies in Potsdam. Before this he was the Executive Director of the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) in Nairobi and Under Secretary General of the United Nations.From 1987 to 1994 he held the positions of German Federal Minister for the Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety. He was a member of the Bundestag. Professor Töpfer was also engaged in several unsalaried/voluntary institutions. He holds a doctorate degree in economics from the Münster University and has received numerous honors and awards including the German Sustainability Award in 2008.
Director of the BricLab at Columbia Unviersity
He is the director of the BricLab,in New York, a forun on Brasil,Russia,India and China. He is an Assistant Professor at Columbia School of International and Public Affairs. He is a visiting researcher at Paris Descartes-Sorbonne University. Troyjo founded the Corporate Diplomacy Centre, an independent think tank on global themes. He has worked as a diplomat and was the chief of staff of the Science and Technology Department at the Brazilian Ministry of Foregin Affairs. He has a PhD in Sociology of the International Relations from São Paulo University and a post-doctorate degree from Columbia University. He holds a Degree in Economy and Polticial Sciences and has attendes post-graduation studies at Harvard Kennedy School.
Pedro Luiz Fernandes
Vice President of Corporate Affairs and Sustainability of Novozymes Latin America Ltd.
Since 2015 he is the vice-president of Novozymes after being the Regional President for the previous seven years. He represents Novozymes Latin America Ltd. in the Global Compact Brazilian Network and he is a member of two of its working groups: Climate & Energy and Food & Agriculture. He is the Director of the executive council of the Brazilian Association for Industrial Biotechnology and a member of the Intellectual Property Council.He holds a Bachelor and Licentiate Degree in Chemistry from the Pontifícia Católica do Paraná University. At present, he is attending a Professional Master’s in Governance and Sustainability at ISAE/FGV – Business and Economy Institute in Curitiba.
Rik Kutsch Lojenga
Executive Director of the Union for Ethical Biotrade
Dutch business economist, 18 years experience on issues related to trade, business and biodiversity. Since 2008 he acted as Executive Director of UEBT. Between 1996 and 2007 he worked at the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development. RKL has conceptualized the biotrade concept, has in-depth experience in working with governments, international organizations and private sector involved in ethical sourcing of biodiversity. He is in the Board of the ISEAL Alliance, an umbrella organisation of voluntary sustainability standard systems, which includes organizations such as Rainforest Alliance, FSC and others. He has advised leading cosmetics and food companies on biodiversity strategy development and implementation.
Rosana Jatobá initiated her career as a lawyer of the Federal Public Ministery,for three years. She was graduated in Journalism and acted as a reporter and presenter for Bandeirantes TV channel, during four years, and for Tv globo channel for 12 years. She produced and presented the program “Um mundo para chamar de seu” on sustainability, in the Channel GNT. She became G1 columnist on sustainability for the Globo site on news. She has a Master’s Degree in environmental Management and Technology from São Paulo University. She leads the site Universo Jatobá focusing on themes related to well-being, maternity and sustainability. In 2013 she gained the prize for best brazilian journalist on Sustainability, as well as , Chico Mendes prize for socio-environmental personality of the year of 2014.
President of Votorantim Cimentos
Since 2014, Walter dissinger has been the Chief Executive Officer at Votorantim Cimentos . a year after having joined the company as the Brazil Operational Vice-president. He consoldiated his career at Basf where he started as a trainee and occupied different postions as Strategic Director for Business Development, Vice-president for Global Chemistry Performance and Regional Latin America, Vice-president for Agricultural Products & Nutrition and Health in Brazil, Argentina and Germany.Before joining Votorantim Cimentos, he was the Global President of the Health & Nutrition Division and a member of the Global Executive Committee at Basf. He is an Industrial Engineer graduated at Karlsruhe University (Germany) and attended several executive education programs in major business schools, such as Insead (France) and Harvard Business School (USA).
Ulisses Matiolli Sabará
President of Beraca
President of Beraca, one of the business units from Sabará Group, Ulisses Matiolli Sabará started his career as an entrepreneur in 1978. In 2000, gave life to the Sociobiodiversity Enhancement Program®, initiative that acts as a bridge between over 100 extractive communities throughout Brazil, with more than 1,600 families, and the world's leading cosmetics’ manufacturers. In 2016, during the Global Compact Leaders Summit, organized by the United Nations, the President of Beraca was recognized as a Local SDG Pioneer (Sustainable Development Goals) lined up to Goal 15 - Life on Land.
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