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EuroCharity Yearbook 2011/12 Leadership for Sustainability

Author: Various authors from 16 countries on three continents, invited and co-ordinated by EuroCharity

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Now in its fifth successful year, EuroCharity Yearbooks aim at highlighting critical issues and helping galvanise public opinion into positive action. EuroCharity chose this year's theme of the EuroCharity Yearbook, Leadership for Sustainability, because leadership, more than ever, is needed to create more just, sustainable socio-economic systems, and a viable and thriving world.

A total of 27 acclaimed guest authors (including thought leaders, visionaries, CEOs, entrepreneurs, students and young professionals) and 14 CEOs from 16 countries on three continents are sharing their own viewpoints, ideas and proposals on this year's subject. The rich content mix of EuroCharity's annual, international, multi-stakeholder publication includes useful tables, graphs, facts and statistics as well as extensive photographic material and interesting quotes from classical and modern times.

Published in June 2012, on the eve of Rio+20, the foreword to the EuroCharity Yearbook 2011/12 - Leadership for Sustainability has been written by His All-Holiness, BARTHOLOMEW, Archbishop of Constantinople-New Rome and Ecumenical Patriarch, internationally known as the "Green Patriarch".

In addition, keynote articles have been written by Mr. Georg Kell, Executive Director, United Nations Global Compact, Mr. Antonio Tajani, Vice-President of the European Commission and Commissioner for Industry and Entrepreneurship, Dr. Cobus de Swardt, Managing Director, Transparency International, and Mr. Mark Drewell, CEO, Globally Responsible Leadership Initiative (GRLI).

Additional guest authors include Neven Marinovic (Executive Director, Business Leaders Forum Serbia), Jonathan Cloud (Founder, Center for Leadership in Sustainability), Frances Hesselbein (President and CEO, The Frances Hesselbein Leadership Institute, U.S.A.), Juan de la Mota (Member of the Board, United Nations Global Compact; President, Global Compact Network Spain), Amy Lyman (Co-Founder, Great Place to Work® Institute, U.S.A.), Alexander Likhotal (President, Green Cross International, Switzerland), Dr. Harald Bergsteiner and Dr. Gayle C. Avery (Co-Founders, Institute for Sustainable Leadership (ISL), Australia), Prof. Gilbert Lenssen, Ph.D., MBA (President, ABIS - The Academy of Business in Society, Belgium), Andrew Foran (CEO, Centre for Sustainability Leadership), Graham Ward (Managing Director, LEAD International, United Kingdom), Prof. Dr. Michael Braungart (Founder and Scientific CEO, EPEA Internationale Umweltforschung GmbH, Germany), Lisa Hall (President and CEO, Calvert Foundation), Dr. Karl-Henrik Robèrt, M.D., Ph.D. (Founder, The Natural Step, Sweden), Per Meilstrup (Climate Director, Green Growth Leaders, Denmark), Dr. Devi Prasad Shetty (Chairman, Narayana Hrudayalaya Group of Companies, India) and numerous others.

Research, facts and stats have been published and quoted from a number of authoritative sources, including Aon Hewitt, GRLI, KPMG, Hay Group, PricewaterhouseCoopers, United Nations, United Nations Global Compact, United Nations Development Programme, United Nations Economic Commission for Europe, Ketchum, ABIS - The Academy of Business in Society, Great Place to Work® Institute, The Natural Step, GlobeScan / SustainAbility, London School of Economics and Political Science, World Economic Forum and other organisations and institutions.

In the “Corporate Leadership” section, informative corporate presentations have been published with CEO messages and best practices from both multinational and leading local/regional players active in the energy, petroleum refining, telecommunications, tobacco, healthcare (hospitals), financial services (banking and insurance), retail (supermarkets), EPC (engineering, procurement and construction) and several other key sectors.

Commenting on the global launch of the latest EuroCharity Yearbook, Mr. Peter Michel Heilmann, President, EuroCharity, said: "We are extremely pleased and excited with the theme, content, contributors and timing of this year's album. Since we first published the EuroCharity Yearbook five years ago, over 150 contributors from more than 20 countries have written in five albums focusing on five different themes, which have been read by over 10,000 key stakeholders from 50+ countries on four continents. The global reach of this exciting book and the impressive line-up of distinguished thought leaders and CEOs, in combination with a highly-interesting content mix, including leadership messages and best practices of sustainability-driven corporations, make our 'EuroCharity Yearbook 2011/12 - Leadership for Sustainability' a must read for business, political, academic, religious, third sector and the new generation of leaders alike.”

 

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