Misum seminar with Parul Sharma: Agenda 2030 and business
Welcome to a Misum seminar with Parul Sharma, Chairperson for delegation for Sweden’s implementation of 2030 Agenda, September 16, 14.00-16.00, Room 550, Sveavägen 65
2016-09-16 at 14:00
“Agenda 2030 and business; the difference between Agenda 2030’s cherry picking opportunities and international conventions.”
In culminating the PhD course and annual meeting of the PRME (Principles for Responsible Management Education) Nordic Chapter, Misum would like to invite you to a seminar with Parul Sharma to learn more about Agenda 2030 and the surrounding challenges and questions around this for the business community. Among others, Parul will discuss the differences between Agenda 2030 and international conventions in conceptualizing and implementing CSR and business-public partnerships in societies challenged with corruption.
Parul Sharma is currently the head of CSR Compliance for the law firm Vinge. She is also a principal at the Academy for Human Rights in Business, which has provided training on CSR related issues to more than 400 companies. Her many years’ experience of CSR in the supply chain, human rights and anti-corruption in high risk markets has made her one of the most influential CSR experts in the Nordic region. She has worked at the EU Commission DG Aid, Amnesty Business Group and Sandvik AB, and has also been appointed as Chairman of the Swedish Government’s delegation for implementation of the UN’s Agenda 2030 and its Global Goals for Sustainable Development.
Ranjula Bali Swain is a Visiting Professor to the Mistra Center for Sustainable Markets at the Stockholm School of Economics and a Professor of Economics at Södertörn University. She is also affiliated to Uppsala University and the Center for European Research in Microfinance (Cermi) at the Solvay Brussels School of Economics and Management. Her main research interests are in environmental economics, microeconometrics and development economics.
14:00-14:05: Background on PRME - Lin Lerpold, Acting Professor and Misum Executive Director
14:05-14:45: "Agenda 2030 and Business" - Parul Sharma
14:45-15:00: "The Sustainability Quagmire" - Ranjula Bali Swain
15:00-15:45: Open discussion on the opportunities and paths to take for business and research
We hope you can join us in learning more about Agenda 2030!
Seats are limited, please register here.