MB100 Forums will bring together the leaders recognised each year for their work in combining profit and purpose to help achieve the UN Sustainable Development Goals.
This opening event saw the winners discuss topics ranging from empowering refugee communities to financing the decade of action.
Hear below from these outstanding business leaders as they articulate the challenges and opportunities surrounding some of the most pressing issues facing humanity today.
1-1.30pm: Meet the Judges
Nikhil Seth, Assistant Secretary-General, United Nations (Switzerland)
1.35-2.15pm: Empowering Refugee Communities
With more than 1% of all humanity currently displaced, as per the UN Refugee Agency, we will look at how businesses can use their platform to provide opportunities, support refugee entrepreneurship and integrate displaced people into the economy.
Sancia Dalley, SVP, Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights (Moderator, US)
Cara Boccieri, Founder, Akamae (Thailand)
Roberta Ventura, Founder, SEP Jordan (Jordan)
2.20-3.00pm: Democratising Access to Healthcare
With the pandemic creating unprecedented disruption for the healthcare industry, we look at how leaders can deliver affordable healthcare solutions and the action plan for more resilient and better care for all.
Alan Greenberg, Venture Partner, EDT Partners (Moderator, UK)
Howard Weinstein, Founder, Solar Ear (Brazil)
Temie Giwa Tubosun, Founder, LifeBank (Nigeria)
3.05-3.45pm: Accelerating The Energy Transition
As we move towards post-covid recovery measures, how can we create a lasting shift in the global energy mix for a low-carbon world? We will hear from leaders on how to increase the pace of green adoption through technology, innovation and policy advocacy.
Assaad Razzouk, Group CEO, Sindicatum Renewable Energy (Moderator, Singapore)
3.50-4.30pm: Financing the Decade of Action
The World Economic Forum states that there is an annual $2.5 trillion financing gap standing in the way of achieving the Sustainable Development Goals. This session will consider the various ways in which this gap can be closed, featuring individuals who are leading the charge.
Florian Kemmerich, Managing Partner, Bamboo Capital Partners (Moderator, Switzerland)
Reto Ringger, Founder & CEO, Globalance Bank (Switzerland)
4.30-5pm: In conversation with: