UK Head of Corporate Sustainability
BNP Paribas Royaume-Uni
Anjuli currently heads Corporate Sustainability for BNP Paribas in the United Kingdom. She also manages the UK component of BNP Paribas CIB’s Sustainable Finance & Investment Programme.
Erol Kiresepi is the new President of the IOE, the largest network of the private sector in the world, with more than 150 businesses and employers in more than 140 countries. Erol is also the CEO of Santa Farma Pharmaceuticals, a company employing more than a thousand employees in Turkey and with an active corporate social responsibility approach (member of the UN Global Compact since 2010).
Founder & Director
Elisabeth Laville is a chief entrepreur and a well-known CSR specialist. A graduate from the French HEC business school, she creates in 1993 Utopies, a French consultancy which promotes sustainable development within the business world and advises companies on the definition and implementation of their corporate social and environmental responsibility.
Instituto Consulado da Mulher Brésil
Leda Böger is the executive director of the Instituto Consulado da Mulher, a social project launched in Brazil and initiated by Whirlpool Latin America with the aim of emancipating women from socially deprived backgrounds through entrepreneurship.
Regional Compliance Officer, Southern africa
SNC Lavalin Afrique du Sud
Prabashni Naicker is the regional compliance officer for SCN-Lavalin, one of the largest engineering and construction groups in the world. She is also the coordinator of the Coalition for Ethical Operations Alliance, which aims to promote ethics in business and fight corruption in sub-Saharan Africa.
Académie Française France
Professor at Stanford University, member of the French Academy, Michel Serres is the author of numerous philosophical essays and history of science, including Petite Poucette, that was met with enormous success. He is one of the few contemporary philosophers to propose a worldview that combines science and culture.
Chief Executive Officer
Karim Khoja, Chief Executive Officer of Roshan, has over 25 years of experience in the telecommunications industry, including starting and managing extremely successful GSM companies in Pakistan, Poland, Croatia, Tajikistan and Afghanistan.
Habiba AL MARASHI
President & CEO
Arabia CSR Network Emirats Arabes Unis
Habiba Al Marashi is the President and Founder of Arabia CSR Network, the first multi-stakeholder platform across the Arab world, who engages with companies and government institutions to strengthen their commitment to sustainable development. Ms. Al Marashi is involved in numerous organizations and initiatives for the environment, RSE, women's rights at national, regional and international levels. She is a recognized representative and spokesperson for the Arab countries of Western Asia.
Chairman of the Board
Since 2004, Laila Mamou has presided over the Executive Board of Wafasalaf, the market leader in consumer credit in Morocco. Thanks to the strategy she has set up within the Wafasalaf group, Laïla Mamou is involved in the advancement of women in the Kingdom: 51% of the company's employees are women, and their share in the Executive Committee is 46%. She was ranked by Forbes as the Top 100 most influential businesswomen in the Arab world for the second time this year.
Founder and director
Bear Run Investments Afrique du Sud
Founder and director of Bear Run Investments, an organization that strives to ensure that individuals attain financial freedom by means of trading and investing. Bear Run Investments has expanded to incorporate a subsidiary called FeFine (Female with Finances) that promotes girl power through entrepreneurship and financial independence.
Founder & Chief Exective Officer
Petra Wadström is the founder and CEO of Solvatten, a social enterprise responsible for developing portable equipment that enables water to be purified and heated using solar energy. Solvatten is already present in more than 20 countries through various different distributors and works together with microcredit organizations to make the equipment affordable to everyone.
Co-founder and Director
Silulo Ulutho Technologies Afrique du Sud
Luvuyo Rani is the co-founder and Managing Director of Silulo Ulutho Technologies. Silulo operates IT stores and training centers in townships and rural areas throughout South Africa, providing job opportunities for unemployed youth. Luvuyo Rani has been awarded the Schwab Foundation Social Entrepreneur of the Year Award for 2016.
Bibi Productions Bangladesh
As a fashion designer, Bibi Russell devotes her time and energy to supporting artisans, respecting traditional skills and know-how, safeguarding the cultural heritage and creating potential sources of income. Her work is at the forefront of creative development initiatives in Bangladesh and beyond.
Arnoud Raskin has developed Mobile Schools, an innovative educational program that values the resourcefulness of street children and make it possible for them to integrate socially and professionally.
Present in 20 countries and on 4 continents, Mobiles Schools have an impact on nearly 40,000 children every year, two-thirds of which are under 13 years old.
Antonio ESPINOSA DE LOS MONTEROS
Founder and Chief Executive Officer
AUARA Empresa Social Espagne
Antonio Espinosa de los Monteros, founder and CEO of Auara, a Spanish social enterprise that produces and sells mineral water. What is different about Auara? One hundred percent of its profits are invested in projects targeted at providing access to clean drinking water in Africa and Cambodia.
Zabbaan Holding Mali
Testing at his parents' home in the evenings, Aïssata Diakite was able to add value to Mali's products through her fruit juices with the launch of her start-up, Zabbaan Holding. Its special feature? The company constantly innovates according to the evolution of the agricultural sectors. Between "The Secret of the Prince", "The Secret of the Queen", or "The Secret of the Duke", the young woman stirs up her customers’ curiosity with ten different products. But what is Aïssata Diakité’s secret?