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Sustainable Mindset

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Tue, Dec 3, 2019 1:00 PM –

Wed, Dec 11, 2019 2:00 PM (GMT+1)

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SERRANO, 99-101<br/>Paper Pavilion

Calle de Serrano, 99-101, 28006 Madrid, Spain

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At IE, we believe in the power of innovation and technology to go beyond the limits and to see further than the horizon. As a founding member of Spain's Global Compact Network, we believe in the potential of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals as a framework to advance our contribution to the world´s most pressing challenges. Being a world-renowned academic institution, it is our belief that education is a driving force of change in the economy, society and biosphere. Sustainability is a universe where humans are at the center, and IE University promotes sustainability by training the future leaders of our world. We are proud to announce that IE will be hosting during the first two weeks of December, experts in various fields related to sustainability in celebration of the 2019 United Nations Climate Change Conference, the COP25.

*Please find below the agenda of the event and registrations link
 



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Past Events

Wed, Dec 11, 2019
5:00 PM – 6:00 PM
SERRANO, 99-101<br/>Paper Pavilion
IE Business School and Sustainability - The Role of Sustainable Finance

In the face of existing global challenges, international organizations have found that only with the investment capacity of the public sector, it would be insufficient to achieve the objectives of the 2030 Agenda. The response of the financial sector - especially institutional investors - favors financing projects and companies oriented towards sustainability, as can be seen with the relevant increase in Sustainable and Responsible Investment (SRI). For their part, regulators are promoting transparency and setting global standards to avoid greenwashing. In this panel, important asset managers will discuss the trend of the SRI and the challenges they face to build trust and not be labeled as “greenwashing”.

Wed, Dec 11, 2019
7:00 PM – 8:00 PM
SERRANO, 99-101<br/>Paper Pavilion
Circular Economy & The Opportunity for Start-Ups

MAMU collects the barley from breweries and transforms these into oyster mushrooms. They deliver premium quality year-round through urban production and reduce organic waste.

Tue, Dec 10, 2019
5:00 PM – 6:00 PM
SERRANO, 99-101<br/>Paper Pavilion
Africa, conflicts arising from Climate Change

About Susana Malcorra:
Experienced Minister of Foreign Affairs of Argentina and Chief of Staff of UN Secretary-General with a demonstrated history of working in international affairs after 25 years in Business, technology and telecommunications industries. Skilled in Communication, Leadership, Team Building, Management, and Strategic Planning. Strong business development professional with an Engineer's degree focused in Electrical and Electronics Engineering from University of Rosario, Argentina.
About Felicia Appenteng:
Felicia Appenteng is Chair of The IE Africa Center which seeks to revolutionize the way that the next generation of global executives understand African business and history. In this capacity, she provides strategic and operational leadership to all of the Center’s initiatives. She graduated from Wesleyan University’s College of Letters program with honors in 2007 with an honors thesis about medieval Spain entitled The Wings of Legacy: Alfonso X el Sabio and the Virgin Mary. Her graduate work at the City College of New York is about personal liberty laws in the border states in the United States in the mid-19th century.

Tue, Dec 10, 2019
7:00 PM – 8:30 PM
SERRANO, 99-101<br/>Paper Pavilion
A change of the economic model for decarbonization

Decarbonization is no longer an option but a necessity and we must deal with it urgently. The good news is that we can do it now, because the technology is developed and it works, we just need to adopt it, urgently and seriously. It is a profound change that goes beyond technology and industry itself, it is a change of economic model. How do we do it? What are the essential pillars of this change of era?

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Wed, Dec 04, 2019
5:00 PM – 6:30 PM
MARIA DE MOLINA, 31 BIS
Environmentally displaced people: main challenges in a global climate emergency context

Environmentally displaced people' are those who are impelled or induced to migrate because their livelihoods are rendered unsustainable by proliferating natural disasters or the irreversible degradation of environmental resources resulting from the slow-onset impacts of rising sea levels and desertification. The potential scale of displacement and permanent resettlement related to climate change – estimated at between 50 and 200 million people by 2050, mostly in developing countries – constitutes a significant policy challenge.

Do not miss this event where we will debate about this situation.

Best regards,
IE Arts and Humanities Division & IE School of Global and Public Affairs

Wed, Dec 04, 2019
7:00 PM – 8:00 PM
SERRANO, 99-101<br/>Paper Pavilion
A History of the Future

A History of the Future is a 2019 documentary series by The History Channel Iberia, written and hosted by Professor Diego Rubio, and produced by Onza Entertainment. The series comprises four episodes, each of which explores one key aspect of society’s future (work, democracy, globalization and climate) by analysing past precedents and modern data, and projecting historical trends.

The series has been the most ambitious production of History Channel Iberia to date, and it was commissioned to commemorate the 20th anniversary of the channel entitled “History of the Future”. To create it, the team examined hundreds of hours of archival footage and modern 4K images filmed in the five continents.

The series features interviews with 18 leading academics, including Timothy Snyder (Yale), Erik Brynjolfsson (MIT), Naomi Oreskes (Harvard), Graham Allison (Harvard), Carl Benedikt Frey (Oxford), Steven Levitsky (Harvard), Rana Mitter (Oxford), César Hidalgo (MIT), Tim Leuning (LSE), Myles Allen (Oxford), o Joanna Haigh (Imperial College). It was also supported by IE’s Center for the Governance of Change[i], one of “the five most innovative European universities” according to Public.[ii]

The first episode will premier the History Channel on December 9th, 2019.

Tue, Dec 03, 2019
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
SERRANO, 99-101<br/>Paper Pavilion
IE Arts and Humanities Division: Art as Agent of Change in Sustainability

Francesca Thyssen is an avid contemporary art collector. She is convinced that art is a powerful tool as an agent of change. She is committed to saving our oceans and reversing climate change. She is working on becoming the world's first private collection that is carbon neutral, (if that is possible!) She wants to be as creative as possible to give conservation science a chance to communicate itself better with more hope and less drama. She wants the younger generation to feel empowered to change whatever they want to change.
John Gerrard. On the occasion of the celebration in Madrid of the United Nations Conference on Climate Change (COP25), the Thyssen-Bornemisza Contemporary Art Museum present Western Flag (Spindletop, Texas) 2017, a work by the Irish artist John Gerrard which recreates the place where the world's first oil well, known as Lucas Gusher, was drilled in 1901, in the town of Spindletop (Texas, United States), an arid and depleted land today.
Markus Reymann. Experienced Director with a demonstrated history of building processes for transdisciplinary collaborations. Skilled in translating research into experiences as carrier of ideas, exhibitions, convenings publications, events, and public speaking programs.

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Tue, Dec 03, 2019
6:00 PM – 7:00 PM
SERRANO, 99-101<br/>Paper Pavilion
IE School of Architecture and Design- “The S Factor: Reinventing Cities of the Future”

Everything we do today affects our world tomorrow. The processes that architects and designers use to understand a current situation, propose ideas for the future, and evaluate them, allows us to understand and measure impacts. The key to sustainability is this holistic understanding of the changes that we will cause and taking actions to reduce the negative impacts while proposing and implementing positive ones.

The event on December 3rd, led by Martha Thorne, Dean of the IE School of Architecture and Design, will include a series of short talks and a Q&A session dealing with the meaning of sustainability as related to the built environment, especially our cities.

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SERRANO, 99-101<br/>Paper Pavilion

Calle de Serrano, 99-101, 28006 Madrid, Spain