Creating Shared Value: The changing role of business in development

Nestlé, in collaboration with the Inter-American Development Bank, is co-hosting the 5th Creating Shared Value Forum on Monday 28th October.

The theme of this year’s Forum is Creating Shared Value: The changing role of business in development. Over 20 leading international and Latin American experts from government, academia, civil society and business will take part to discuss how to accelerate sustainable development.

The topics will include the challenges of over- and under-nutrition across the Americas and the connection between water, the environment and food security.

Some 300 invited guests from Latin America and beyond will attend, and will be able to engage the panelists in debate. The entire Forum will be webcast live in English and Spanish

Webcast viewers will also have the chance to ask questions of the panelists. Send your questions to questions@nestle.com or Tweet us: @nestlecsv. We’ll also be tweeting live from the event: #CSVForum.


Webcast programme

Watch live on Monday 28 October in English or Spanish

15:00 – 16:00 CETOpening

16:00 – 17:00 CETCreating Shared Value: the changing role of business in development
Peter Brabeck-Letmathe, Chairman, Nestlé S.A
Michael Porter, Professor, Harvard Business School
Samuel Azout, Former Director, National Agency for Extreme Poverty (ANSPE) 
Sergio Diaz-Granados Guida, Former Minister of Commerce, Industry and Tourism, Colombia

17:00 – 18:30 CETChallenges in Over- and Under-nutrition across the Americas
Ann Veneman, former Executive Director, UNICEF
Robert E. Black Chairman of the Department of International Health, Johns Hopkins University, Bloomberg School of Public Health
Maria Emma Mejia, Chairman of the Board, Pies Descalzos Foundation
Alejandro Gaviria, Minister of Health and Social Protection, Colombia
Paul Bulcke, CEO, Nestlé S.A.

19:30 – 20:30 CETWater, environment, food security
Peter Brabeck-Letmathe, Chairman, Nestlé S.A. 
Prof. Asit Biswas, President, Third World Centre for Water Management
Margaret Catley-Carlson, Patron, the Global Water Partnership
J. Carl Ganter, Director and co-founder, Circle of Blue

20:30 – 21:30 CETRural Development
Robert L. Thompson, Professor Emeritus of Agricultural Policy, University of Illinois
Martin Burt, Founder and CEO, Foundation Paraguaya (CSV prize winner) 
Carlos Mario Giraldo Moreno, President, Grupo Éxito
Luis Ruben Zavaleta Remy, Vice Minister of Agriculture, Peru

22:00 – 23:15 CETWhat next for business and society? 
Paul Bulcke, CEO, Nestlé S.A. 
Hans Schulz, Acting Vice President for the Private Sector and Non-Sovereign Guaranteed Operations, Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) 
Rafael Stand, President, International Centre of Social Responsibility and Sustainability
Rafael Santos Calderón, Dean, Universidad Central 
Michael Porter, Professor, Harvard Business School

23:15 – 23:30 CETConclusions
Luis Alberto Moreno, President, Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)