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Mar. 30

„From CSR 1.0 to CSR 4.0: Creating profitable business models with social and ecological impact” – an interactive webinar with HEC Paris professor Florian Hoos

On March 30th BMI Institute is hosting an interactive webinar “From CSR 1.0 to CSR 4.0: Creating profitable business models with social and ecological impact”. The topic will be presented by a guest speaker, award winner HEC Paris professor Florian Hoos.

The online event will take place via ZOOM at 12:30 CET (BRUSSELS time), 13:30 CET (VILNIUS time). Please, do not forget to register HERE before March 29th.

There is increasing evidence that disruption in different industries happens through the implementation of powerful triple-impact strategies, i.e., businesses that generate economic, social, and environmental impact.

What are the powerful trends that increasingly force businesses to implement positive social and ecological impacts into their business models?  What are the true business opportunities that generate profits, and boost your market? There and more questions will be answered by Florian Hoos.

About the guest speaker

Florian Hoos serves as a Professor at HEC Paris since 2011, after he earned his Ph.D. from HEC Lausanne (Switzerland) in 2010. He joined HEC Paris as an Assistant Professor in the Accounting and Management Control Department, became the Scientific Director of the Master in Sustainability and Social Innovation (2016-18), and currently serves as an Affiliate Professor. Florian is a lecturer at IMD Lausanne (Switzerland) since 2020 and was a Visiting Assistant Professor at the MIT’s Legatum Center for Development and Entrepreneurship in Cambridge (USA) during the academic year 2014‐15.

Besides being a professor at HEC Paris, Florian also works as a strategy consultant for startups and large corporations, and as a business coach since 2014 with his Berlin-based firm. From 2017-2019, Florian held the position of the Director of the Centre for Entrepreneurship at Technical University (TU) Berlin where he led a team of 25 people, and was in charge of TU’s technology transfer, startup incubation and acceleration, and incubation spaces.

Florian teaches in all of HEC’s programs (eMBA, MBA, MSc, etc.), including customized programs, which he also designs and facilitates as Academic Director. He is a certified radical collaboration trainer and certified in theme-centered interaction.

Florian was listed as one of the 40 best Business School Professors under 40 in the world by Poets & Quants and won the Best Professor “Prix Vernimmen” Award by BNP Paribas (award for the best HEC Paris professor) in 2014. He also received the "Best Teaching Style 2015" and “Best Professor Core Phase 2013” awards of the MBA program at HEC Paris, and received the prize for the pedagogical innovation of the year 2016 from the HEC Paris Foundation.

Florian publishes his research in leading international scientific journals such as the Strategic Entrepreneurship Journal, Journal of Business Ethics and Accounting and Business Research. He is also a member of the editorial board of Academy of Management Learning & Education – the leading journal for management education.

The webinar takes between 1 and 1.15h. The Zoom link, together with the confirmation of your registration, will be sent shortly after registration. We look forward to seeing you online!

If you need more information on the event, please contact:

BMI Brussels: Elze Pociute: +32 474 264551; elze@bmiinstitute.com

BMI Vilnius: Dagne Armonaite: +370 650 25096; dagne@bmiinstitute.com

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