2020 will certainly be a year to remember. It put our long-term promises and strategies, including sustainability, to the test. 2020 uncovered bottlenecks in the global economy and social order, but it also highlighted great examples of active care for people and genuine solidarity between vastly different sectors — things we've sought for a long time in terms of many social and environmental challenges. This year marks the start of 'The Decade of Delivery' — humanity's last chance to prevent worst-case climate change scenarios. 2020 has forced half the world to stay at home, showing us just how strongly we're all connected and influenced by each other and how painful separation can be.
This year, we are once again bringing together active and powerful leaders of brands, agencies, non-commercial organisations, and social media to discuss the outcomes of this crisis, orient ourselves within major social and environmental trends, and learn how to consciously motivate companies, the market, and society towards greater honesty, sustainability, and endurance.
This year's programme consists of three blocks:
1) Pre-forum — an online event devoted to the topic of climate change (held on the evening before the main programme)
2) Zoom Out (morning) — plenary and strategic sessions held offline and online, a live and digital space for networking
3) Zoom In (afternoon) — online sessions on specific topics, with discussions, case studies, and workshops
Blekinge Institute of Technology Strategic Leadership towards Sustainability program graduate, Effie Sustainable Development Goals Consultant
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President Moscow School of Management SKOLKOVO
Education graduated from Ufa State Aviation Technical University and the Russian Academy of Public Administration under the President of the Russian Federation; holds a Ph.D. in sociological science.
Professional Experience In 1989-1991 Andrei was People's Deputy of the USSR, and until 1996 served as the Chairman of the State Committee of the Russian Federation for Youth Affairs. Between 1996 and 2007 served in the Ministry of Economic Development and Trade of the Russian Federation as Head of Department, Deputy Minister and Secretary of State. From 2007 until 2010 worked as a Managing Director and the Chairman of the Board of Directors of Troika Dialog Investment Company where he oversaw investment banking business. Moscow Mayor, with his December 22, 2010 Directive appointed Mr Sharonov as Moscow Government Deputy Mayor for Economic Policy and the Chairman of Regional Energy Commission. He was also the Head of the Executive Committees of Moscow Urban Forum and Open Innovations Forum. In 2013, he was appointed as Dean of SKOLKOVO Business School and in September 2016 Andrei was elected President of the Business School. From 2013 to 2016 served as a rector of the Business School. In September 2016 was appointed President of the Moscow School of Management SKOLKOVO. Mr Sharonov was awarded the Aristos Independent Director Prize in 2009, received the Director of the Year 2009 Independent Director National Award and Person of the Year 2012 International Award for Business Reputation. He also received special award for personal contribution to the development of corporate management in 2016 from the Independent Directors Association and the Russian Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs. Was awarded the Order of Honour and is an Honoured Economist of the Russian Federation. He also received President's Letters of Gratitude in 2003 and 2008. Andrei is a Chairman of the Board of Directors in NefteTransService, member of the Management Board in PJSC Sofkomflot, PJSC NOVATEK, PJSC PhosAgro.
About the Company One of the leading private business schools in Russia and the CIS. Founded in 2006. The school's founding partners include 10 Russian and international companies and 11 individual leaders of Russian business. The range of educational programs of the Moscow School of Management SKOLKOVO includes programs for business at all stages of its development – from a start-up to a large corporation entering international markets. SKOLKOVO is also a center of expertise for companies and entrepreneurs who make a bet on Russia and work at the emerging markets.
Education In 1998, he graduated with honors from St. Petersburg State University of Economics and Finance.
Professional Experience Alexey Kornya was appointed President and CEO, Chairman of the Management Board of MTS PJSC in March 2018.
In 2018, Alexey was elected to the Board of the GSM International Association (GSMA).
Alexey boasts a long and storied career at MTS. Alexey joined MTS in 2004 as a financial director of the regional division of MTS Ural. Shortly thereafter, he was promoted to Director of MTS Group for Business Planning, and in 2007, he became the Chief Financial Controller of MTS Group.
Prior to his appointment as CEO and President, Alexey held the role of Vice President for Finance, Investment, Mergers and Acquisitions of MTS PJSC since 2016. Since 2008, he has been Vice-President of Finance and Investments at MTS PJSC. In his role, Alexey oversaw the Company's transformation from a traditional mobile communications provider to a multi-service, data-focused integrated telecommunications firm. During his tenure, MTS integrated numerous assets, including both fixed-line and mobile providers, streamlined the finance function by consolidating operations and developing a unified operating center for back-office functions and oversaw a number of benchmark financial transactions within the sector. Lately, Alexey has been instrumental in spearheading M&A transactions, which have established MTS as a major player in the burgeoning market for Internet-based products and services.
Before joining MTS, Alexey worked for PricewaterhouseCoopers Audit and AIG-Brunswick Capital Management at North-West Telecom.
Alexey is a member of the Corporate Governance Committee of the Board of Directors of MTS PJSC and heads the Boards of Directors of Mobile TeleSystems JLLC ("MTS Belarus") and RTK JSC. He also serves as a member of the Supervisory Board of PrJSC VF Ukraine, a member of the Board of Directors of MTS-Bank PJSC and Sistema Capital Management Company LLC, in addition to being a member of the board of Charity Fund "Sistema".
Директор по социальным проектам, руководитель сервиса Добро Mail.ru
Образование Кандидат филологических наук. Окончила филологический факультет Казанского государственного университета, где защитила кандидатскую диссертацию.
Профессиональный опыт Занимает позицию директора по социальным проектам Mail.ru Group с августа 2019 года. Отвечает за реализацию социальной стратегии компании и развитие сервиса Добро Mail.ru. До Mail.ru Group работала PR-менеджером ОАО «ВымпелКом» (бренд «Билайн») в Татарстане, затем в PRP Group – a WeberShandwick Affiliate Company, где руководила Consumer Practice для Microsoft. В 2012 году присоединилась к Mail.ru Group в качестве руководителя проекта Добро Mail.ru, сервиса для умной и честной благотворительности. С 2017 года – руководитель социальных проектов Mail.ru Group. № 1 в рейтинге директоров по социальной ответственности в IT.
Хобби Пробежки, путешествия, саморазвитие, придумывание умных социальных проектов, сон.
Информация о компании Mail.ru Group развивает экосистему сервисов, которые помогают миллионам людей решать повседневные задачи онлайн. Продуктами компании пользуется больше 90% аудитории рунета. В экосистеме Mail.ru Group можно общаться (в Одноклассниках, ВКонтакте, в мессенджерах и в Почте Mail.ru), играть (с MY.GAMES), продавать и находить товары и услуги, искать работу и сотрудников (на Юле и в Worki), освоить новую профессию или получить навыки онлайн (с GeekBrains, Skillbox и другими образовательными проектами), всегда быть в курсе последних событий (на портале Mail.ru) и многое другое. Еще один элемент экосистемы Mail.ru Group – умная колонка Капсула с голосовым ассистентом Марусей. Сервисы объединяет единая учетная запись VK Connect. Часть системы – совместная платформа Mail.ru Group и Сбербанка: в нее входят Ситимобил, Delivery Club, Самокат и другие сервисы, через которые можно заказать еду, вызвать такси или забронировать машину для поездки. Также компании принадлежит доля в «AliExpress Россия». Mail.ru Group также развивает экосистему продуктов и услуг для цифровизации бизнес-процессов – от интернет-продвижения до облачных сервисов.
Политолог, кандидат политических наук Московская высшая школа социальных и политических наук
Политолог, кандидат политических наук, доцент кафедры политических и правовых учений факультета политических наук Московской высшей школы экономических и социальных наук (Шанинка), преподаватель Института общественных наук РАНХиГС при Президенте РФ. Ассоциированный участник российской и евразийской программы Королевского института международных отношений Чатем-Хаус. Ведущий авторской программы на радиостанции «Эхо Москвы».
Partner, risk management Department, Head of corporate governance and sustainable development services Group KPMG in Russia and CIS
Education Graduated from Lomonosov Moscow State University, speciality "Economy". Advanced training in Schulich School of Business - York University, the University of North Carolina and the Moscow school of management SKOLKOVO.
Professional Experience Specializes in the implementation of complex projects in the field of risk management, corporate and sustainable development. For the last 15 years, he has been managing projects to implement sustainable, resource-and energy-efficient business processes, improve reliability and efficiency, reduce risks, and develop corporate governance culture in companies. Among the clients are large private and public companies in various sectors of the economy in Russia and abroad, as well as state authorities.
About the Company KPMG is a Big Four company, an international network of firms providing audit, tax and consulting services. The company was founded in 1987 and currently operates in 152 countries around the world.
President Unilever Russia, Ukraine, Belarus
Education Graduated from the St. Petersburg Chemical and Pharmaceutical Institute, with a degree "biotechnology" (1995), and later received her master's degree in management (1997) at the International school of management of the St. Petersburg State Electrotechnical University and the University of Leuven (Belgium).
Professional Experience Regina Kuzmina began her career in 1997 at the department of market research and development of home and personal care products in "Severnoe Siyanie", the first Russian production site purchased by Unilever. In this department, she rose from assistant manager of product development to senior brand manager of home care (2001).
Since 2002, she headed the marketing media and communications department of Unilever CIS (since 2008 – Unilever Rus), then returned to the marketing department of home and personal care products, where she focused on the development of home care and deodorants. In 2007, Regina Kuzmina was appointed Vice President of marketing of home and personal care and at the same time became the youngest member of the Board of Directors at Unilever in Russia, Ukraine and Belarus. The brilliant launch of a whole range of hair care products under the Clear brand carried out by Regina's team in three countries was granted a special award by the President of Unilever in Europe.
In 2011, she moved to the position of Vice President of Customer Development, having managed all commercial divisions of the business. The Customer Development department under her leadership repeatedly received recognition from the leading local retailers for the best quality of service and efficiency of partner programs and, in addition, at the end of 2012 was nominated for the biggest internal corporate award – Unilever Compass Awards.
In August 2015, Regina Kuzmina was appointed President of Unilever Hungary and Adria (Bosnia and Herzegovina, Slovenia and Croatia), where over the past 4 years she has helped the business enter new sales channels and reach sustainable growth of turnover.
Since 2016, she has been a member of the Unilever Women Leadership Council and she is responsible for developing the culture of respect for differences and contributing to the realization of the potential of each employee in the Central and Eastern Europe region.
She is a professional practicing coach, certified by the CTI International program (Certified Professional Co-Active Coach, 2015), and the author of her own methods of coaching, development of leadership skills and emotional intelligence for managers.
Hobby In her spare time, she enjoys tennis, painting, ceramics. For many years she has been supporting Russian charity organizations Vera ("Faith") and Dom s mayakom ("House with a lighthouse").
CEO Effie Russia
Education Graduated from the Faculty of Economics of Lomonosov Moscow State University.
Professional Experience Started her career in 1995 in the Deloitte audit company. In 1997 joined Independent Media in the position of Finance Manager. Throughout her career, headed The Moscow Times, Smart Money, Financial Director, Agribusiness publications and held senior positions in Vedomosti newspaper as well as in Sanoma Independent Media Publishing House. From May 2013 to July 2016 worked as Director General of the RBC Publishing House. Since July 2016 is the CEO of Effie Awards Russia.
Hobby Diving and mountain hiking.
About the Company The Effie Awards are known by advertisers and agencies globally as the pre-eminent award in the industry, and recognize any and all forms of marketing communication that contribute to a brand's success. Since 1968, winning an Effie has become a global symbol of achievement. Today, Effie celebrates effectiveness worldwide with the Global Effies and the Positive Change Effies, regional programs in Asia-Pacific, Europe, the Middle East / North Africa and Latin America, and more than 45 national Effie programs.
Vice president and brand director, Adidas Russia
Rachel is a creative and strategic brand builder and change maker within adidas. She drives sustainability business principles and represents adidas sport values for over 17 years.
January, 2019 adidas, Vice president and brand director adidas Russia Leading the strategy and responsible for brand development
2016-2019 adidas, Senior Brand Director adidas Hong Kong, China Leading merchandising, brand and retail marketing departments for adidas Brands, Sports Performance, Originals and NEO
2013-2015 adidas, Director of Merchandising – adidas Originals Shanghai, China Leading merchandising strategy for business growth
1998-2008 New Zealand National Women's Football Team
1998-2008 Goal Keeper 2007 FIFA Women's World Cup 2008 Summer Olympics Beijing
Four hours of gamified training will help participants to better understand the global climate change agenda and the logic behind physical, political, and economic processes, as well as to evaluate the effectiveness of possible future actions using a visual model developed by MIT scientists.
Moderator: Alyona Yuzefovich, Effie Sustainable Development Goals Adviser
9.30 a.m. –10 a.m. Welcome and networking for participants
10.00 a.m. –11.30 a.m.
Session 1.What's happening to people and companies during the pandemic and the crisis, and what will happen next? More>>
Speakers: Ekaterina Shulman, political scientist Sergey Goncharov, General Director, Pyaterochka Mark Karena, General Director, McDonald's in Russia Alexey Kornya, President, MTS
Moderator: Andrey Sharonov, President, Moscow School of Management SKOLKOVO
11.30 a.m.–11.40 a.m. Coffee break
11.40 a.m.–1:10 p.m
Session 2. Strategies.The future of sustainable development. Is 2020 a sign of more systemic cataclysms to come, and can it trigger dramatic change? More>>
Speakers: Hannah Pathak, Director, UK / EUR Forum for the Future Pontus Erntell, General Director, IKEA Russia Andrei Filatov, Managing Director, SAP CIS Igor Korotetsky, Partner, Risk management Department, Head of corporate governance and sustainable development services Group, KPMG in Russia and CIS Silviu Popovici*, CEO, PepsiCo Europe
*to be confirmed
Moderator: Svetlana Mironyuk, Professor, Moscow School of Management SKOLKOVO
1.10 p.m.–2.40 p.m.
Brand activism: the social and civic voice of the company. Ethic and ethics in advertising as the new norm More>>
Speakers: Arina Khodyreva, Vice President for Creative Strategy and Innovation, PBN Hill + Knowlton Strategies Irina Krasnokoutskaya, digital-director, Gradient (Vivienne Sabó) and EkaterinaSamotesova, Content Director, Socialist Artem Temirov, founder, Chernyi Cooperative Ben Jerry's* Nike* Max Burger* Oatly*
*to be confirmed
Moderator: Regina Kuzmina, President, Unilever Russia, Ukraine and Belarus
1.10 p.m.–2.40 p.m.
New edges of sustainability. Empathy and collaboration instead of competition More>>
Speakers: Lucy Vinograd, Social Responsibility Director, dentsu Russia KPMG research abstract AliExpress Russia*
*to be confirmed
Moderator: Marina Karban, Director of the Corporate Programs Department, Moscow School of Management SKOLKOVO
1.10 p.m.–2.40 p.m.
NGOs & brands: the effectiveness of communication and partnerships More>>
Speakers: Mitya Aleshkovsky, Director of the information portal, Takiedela Andrey Dunaev, Founder, Impactful Lego* Case "Russian school of yoga"
*to be confirmed
Moderator: Alexandra Babkina, Director of social projects, head of the Dobro service, Mail.Ru Group
Speakers: Michael Goltzman*, Vice President, Global Policy & Sustainability, The Coca-Cola Company Rachel Howard, Vice President and brand director, Adidas Russia Alina Likhachevskaya, Head of sustainable development, Local Kitchen Ellen MacArthur Foundation*
Crisis as a test for responsible and value-oriented consumers. Has the sustainability strategy proved to be a help or a hindrance? What does the data show and what are companies doing about it? How can they maintain long-term focus? Common as a springboard for growth.
Measuring our pulse: a summary of the events happening in Russian society (and the rest of the world) through a political, social, and economic lens.
Major trends and the impact of the pandemic.
Slipping through our fingers: The role of brands at a time of decreasing trust in institutions .
Social justice. Who are the new active citizens and consumers? What do they want from brands, other citizens, and government agencies?
Climate Game(based on a model from MIT)
Participants take the roles of different stakeholders at a UN summit: industries, governments, and the general public. The main aim is to develop a political programme to save humanity and limit the rise in global temperatures to 1.5 degrees. Four hours of gamified training will help participants to better understand the global climate change agenda and the logic behind physical, political, and economic processes, as well as to evaluate the effectiveness of possible future actions using a visual model developed by MIT scientists. The activity is aimed at improving active networking between participants, and this will be the first time it is held in Russian. Up to 40 participants, online, interactive format/
Map of global trends and the future of sustainable development in 'The Decade of Delivery': from the capitalism of total control to changes in generational values and eating habits.
Unfolding environmental collapse: A Hope in Hell.
Transformative collapse or disciplined change? Which model will prevail over the next few years?
(Dis) Empowerment. How can we make companies and people aware of the power of their actions?
Sustainability as a reality for Russian companies. Presentation of the 3rd wave of joint research by KPMG and Effie Russia based on 2019 applications, plus the path of change in light of the pandemic.
Why staying on the sidelines is becoming more difficult: public demand for the brand's ideological and value position.
How can we move from a situational response to acute public issues to long-term campaigns and initiatives?
Brands as agents of change, outposts of the new norm and a platform for new heroes
Game on the edge: "safe" activism vs. advertising as a significant public event. What we risk, what we win, and why we can't do otherwise.
"Female/male by default" – diversity, inclusion, stereotypes, and unrealistic expectations in communications.
Clean reputation: boycott advertising platforms with non-transparent policies.
Making an ad campaign without offending anyone is a tightrope walking. What to do if you pushed a button? Does & don'ts of a responsible marketer.
Analysis of successful and unsuccessful communication campaigns.
Social Impact: important social impact metrics for NGOs and brands.
Interaction between NGOs and brands: how to find and accurately represent shared interests
Philanthropy in conflict with systemic sustainable development: indulgence or proactive work influenced by the main business.
Obstacles and common ground for NGO collaboration in Russia.
Synergy: corporate philanthropy or brands with private endowments.
Effective communication campaigns. With examples from the Effie Awards 2020 winners in the Positive Change category.
What was important? To be there and do what people need to do.
How to use the power of brands to help those who are in trouble.
Flexibility and new brand authenticity-empathy, sincerity, support-as a springboard for growth.
Collaborations instead of competition. Analysis of successful joint campaigns and long-term partnerships of big brands, global and local brands, brands and social entrepreneurs.
Saving our own: how a local small business gained the support of a large one, gathered a community of consumers around it, and survived.
Local with meaning. Social entrepreneurs as the agents of localism.
How to make waste management part of the company's mission and how to promote it as a brand advantage?
Picking up packaging for recycling - the company's experience in organizing packaging collection.
Recycling of packages into something useful.
How to deliver your message directly to consumers? What kind of marketing tools should be used? Marketing integration, bloggers as a driving force.
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