In this masterclass, you can learn how to scale positive impact in business beyond purpose-washing and a vague marketing message, and turn it into a true business driver. Through the course of theoretical understanding of business modeling techniques for sustainable and impactful venturing, workshops for developing positive sum business models and building multi-party innovation ecosystems, detailed dissection of case studies, you can get a new and contemporary view on impactful business.
It’s no news that we are living in the turmoil of multiple social and environmental crises at the moment - and businesses have hardly taken a part in solving any of these issues. By traditional business standards and expectations formed by decades post-industrial market dynamics, it just never seemed profitable or viable. Positive impact has been reduced into a necessary cost element, bundled in corporate social responsibility or ESG. But the world has changed. With the current consumer megatrends, regulatory pressure and technology advancements riding the waves of digitalisation, building a socially and environmentally sustainable business model has become a fuel of business growth, while not creating positive impact has become a blocker for business.
Ready to stop purpose-washing and start making real, scalable change happen? Great. In this course, you will learn:
A digital product expert and design leader, strategist, design educator, TEDx speaker, with over 15 years of experience. As the founder of the creative community Atlas, Rise!, he supports international enterprises understand genuine customer problems and envision cutting-edge, impact driven products, with a focus on finance, insurance, healthcare and telecommunication industries. Holds over 20 international creative- and design awards.
Experienced strategist with 20+ years of experience. Focused on Smart Cities, Mobility, Sustainability and Strategies for Progress. Creative design thinker and entrepreneur. Leading practitioner in the field of co-creation. Author of 'Collaborate or Die' - the co-creation handbook for changemakers. Listed for management book of the year 2022. Co-founder of impact strategy firm Fronteer, Co-founder of curbside management start-up Coding the Curbs. Chairman and Co-founder of energy cooperative NDSM Energie.
Dalma has an been working in the fileds of innovation, startups and sustainability during the past 12 years. She has graduated from HEC Paris Alternative Management where she acquired cutting-edge knowledge on how companies should comply with pressing environmental and social challenges. She worked at BeCitizen, the leading sustainability consulting firm based in Paris and became an advocate and expert in sharing economy. Most recently, Dalma joined MOME Innovation Center as Head Sales and Partnerships leading their efforts to build meaningful design-driven and research-based collaborations with corporates.
Ex-Microsoft for startups manager, TedxYouth speaker, selected as the Most Influantial Woman at the Central European Startup Awards.
Chris is responsible for driving the growth and evolution of M-Pesa – Africa’s biggest payments platform, with over 50 million active customers – across Vodacom Group’s footprint in Tanzania, Mozambique, the DRC, Lesotho and Ghana.
Chris has 20 years’ general management experience, predominantly in African Fintech. Chris has previously worked in leadership roles with the GSMA and African mobile technology companies, having begun his career at L.E.K. Consulting. He has an MBA with Distinction from London Business School and 1st Class Honours in Engineering from the University of Cambridge.
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