IMD International Business School in Lausanne – GIVEWATTS
On September 26th IMD International business school in Lausanne hosted a solar energy roundtable evening with audience guests from the regional business community around Geneva/Lausanne and and the NGO community.
Chris Eaborn of Spectrum and his wife Christine attended the highly interesting and informative event.
The evening was introduced by Francisco Szekely,Sandoz Family Foundation Professor of Global Leadership and Sustainability, IMD, with presentations by Jesper Hornberg, co-founder of GIVEWATTS, Dr. Solomzi A. Makohliso, CEO, Ayanda Biosystems S.A., and Irina Lazzerini, Socio-Economic Research Area, Enel Foundation, who work with GIVEWATTS as a partner.
The round-table discussions featured Aileen Ionescu-Somers, Learning Platform Director of IMD’s Global Center for Sustainability Leadership and was expertly moderated by Benoit Leleux, IMD’s Stephan Schmidheiny Professor of Entrepreneurship and Finance, in a lively discussion also featuring open questions from the audience.
The event was rounded off by the fantastic announcement by Alessandra Campanile, Country Manager, GIVEWATTS Switzerland, of its successful application for status as a Swiss NGO and then speakers and guests alike, retired for conversation and refreshments.
GIVEWATTS is the Spectrum IFA Group’s chosen charity in 2013, see http://www.spectrum-ifa.com/givewatts/ for more information.