How a Culture of Innovation Drives Sustainability at BASF
A rare opportunity to hear directly from the VP of Innovation and Technology at a company that has successfully turned sustainability into a profit engine. Learn how the world’s leading chemical company focuses its innovation machine to solve some of society’s most pressing needs. Hear the story of a company that deeply understands how it’s not only the science of chemistry that it uses to solve problems, but perhaps even more so, it’s the chemistry among people.
DATE: Wednesday, June 12, 2013 (registration closes June 9th)
TIME: 4:30-7:30 EST (snacks & networking from 6:30-7:30)
LOCATION: Bennett Jones, 1st Can. Place, 100 King St. W. (King & Bay), 34th Floor, Toronto
FREE LIVE WEBCAST & TWITTERCHAT #tssschat from 5:00 – 6:30 PM EST
(Tickets for both the live event and the webcast must be purchased in advance)
It is estimated that by 2050, more than nine billion people will live on our planet. This growth, coupled with resource scarcity and the impacts of climate change will bring enormous global challenges. But with challenge comes opportunity and this is where companies like BASF play a vital role. The current and future demands of our growing population are the basis of BASF’s strategy which focuses on 3 main areas: energy and resources, food and nutrition and quality of life.
On June 12th Dr. Volker Schaedler, Vice President, Innovation and Technology, BASF Corporation, will join the Toronto Sustainability Speakers Series (TSSS) where he will discuss the ways that the company nurtures an innovative culture as a means of addressing some of the biggest challenges of our time. Enjoy an open discussion about how BASF encourages employees to think outside the box and to explore new opportunities for collaboration both internally and externally.
During the event you will learn:
- How BASF culture rises to the challenge of resource scarcity and climate change with innovative solutions
- How BASF engages employees to think outside the box
- Several exciting success stories and how innovative solutions evolved
- How supply chain collaboration opens the door to new opportunities
Lead Media Partner
Aman Singh (Editorial Director, CSRwire) will be our twitterchat facilitator. Sign up for our LIVE FREE WEBCAST today.
Capitalism 2.0 Strategic Advisor
Michael Townsend (Founder and CEO Earthshine Solutions) will co-host our twitterchat from London, UK