Social Entrepreneurship in Developing Countries – University of Copenhagen

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Social Entrepreneurship in Developing Countries

FNIIS (UCPH) and International Debate (CBS) host a seminar with focus on how to develop a sustainable business model that generates profit for the company as well as benefits the communities they are working in. In other words, how to earn money with a good consciousness.

The speakers are successful social entrepreneurs who will give their take on how the private sector can operate within a frame of social responsibilities in developing countries while benefitting the Danish business at the same time. 
 
Programme
  • Welcome and introduction by FNIIS (UCPH) and International Debate (CBS)
  • Henning Høy Nygaard: Programme Director Susbiz The Susbiz project work on implementing principles of CSR in Kenyan companies in cooperation with their Danish business partners.
  • Henrik Norholt, the Chief Science Officer for Ergobaby, has a degree in International Marketing and he holds af Ph.D from the SCIENCE faculty of Copenhagen University in agricultural economics. He is a member of The World Association of Infant Mental Health, The Marcé Society for Perinatal Mental Health, and the Society of Emotion and Attachment Studies. He has been studying the effects of baby carrying as it relates to child psychological and motor development through naturalistic studies since 2001.
  • Thor Thorøe from Social Foodies is a true entrepreneur. First he founded ParadIS but decided to take on a broader social responsibility and founded Social Food which is build on the vision of "value for many". Thor was involved in the founding of the first commercial diary in Mozambique, DanMoz, and he is the founder of CocoáFair in South Africa which is the first bean-to-bar chocolate factory in the world focusing on organic and social entrepreneurship at the same time.
  • Question time

We hope to see a lot of people with interest in either entrepreneurship, developing countries, social responsibility, health or - hopefully - in all of the mentioned things.

This event will be in English.
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