May 19, 2019 The Corporate Social Responsibility Newswire

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The Green Place Symposium

Organizer: Green Place @ Media Wise

Date: 04.15.11, 10:30AM – 04.15.11, 02:00PM ET


Sponsor:Green Place @ Media Wise


On April 15th in Amsterdam, The Green Place launches its lunch symposiums, an informal exchange for CSR and senior corporate managers to discuss hot issues in the world of CSR, exchange best practices and ideas and inspire each other.

The first Symposium will be a discussion on the role of leadership buy-in to successfully embed CSR into a company. How do top managers get their stakeholders on board to embed CSR into their company? How are companies newer to CSR going about embedding it into their organisations

Speakers include:

  • Peter Bakker, Chief Executive Officer, TNT Group
  • Henk de Bruin, SVP, Global Head of Sustainability, Royal Philips Electronics
  • Henk Nieboer, Managing Director, Witteveen + Bos
  • André Veneman, Corporate Director, Sustainability, Akzo Nobel

The first 'Green Owl Award' will be presented to the Netherlands-based company that was voted by CSR managers throughout the Benelux region as having the best track record in CSR, being the most mature in terms of embedding CSR into their corporation and having the best practices in CSR.

The symposium will take place in the Garden Room of the historic greenhouse restaurant De Kas in Amsterdam. All food is organic, locally sourced and delicious.

About The Green Place
The Green Place is a programme of Media Wise. Media Wise is a boutique strategic corporate communications and PR agency that is based in Amsterdam and works globally.

The Green Place offers targeted policy and strategy development, stakeholder engagement initiatives, mapping of partnerships, sustainability and CR reporting assistance and communications strategy all uniquely designed to integrate corporate values with the triple bottom line. We help our clients embed their core values and corporate branding into a complete innovative CR message that fully engages their stakeholders and adds value to the business. Follow us on twitter @greenplacecsr, contact us at:

For more information, please contact:

Vicky Valanos Chief CSR Strategist
Phone: +3120 700 9402
Phone 2: +3120 618 5518


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