Vision 2050 Virtual Launch Event – 2021

Start date

25 March, 2021

End date

25 March, 2021




It’s time to transform.

Join us on Thursday 25 March for the launch of WBCSD’s Vision 2050 update: a roadmap for business action in line with the urgency of the challenges that we face if 9+ billion people are to live well, within planetary boundaries, by 2050.

9:00 – 10:30 am CET and 5:00 – 6:30 pm CET
The event will take place twice to accommodate east and west time zones.
60 minutes of public event followed by 30 minutes for a WBCSD members-only exchange in which members will hear more about WBCSD’s plans to support them in leveraging Vision 2050 insights within their respective organizations.

Why attend:
Organized on WBCSD’s new bespoke virtual platform, this public event will:

  • Share an overview of this update to Vision 2050 – developed by 40 WBCSD member companies in collaboration with an advisory committee of leading global experts;
  • Feature Council Members’ perspectives on the implications of Vision 2050 for shared, disruptive and accountable business leadership;
  • Rally business, partners and other stakeholders behind a transformative agenda that is fully aligned with the Sustainable Development Goals and the Paris Agreement, translating these ambitions into clearly actionable areas of business activity.

Confirmed speakers:

  • Magdi Batato, Executive VP Operations, Nestlé SA
  • Keryn James, Group CEO, ERMLtd.
  • Alan Jope, CEO, Unilever
  • Ilham Kadri, CEO, Solvay
  • Sunny Verghese, Co-Founder & Group CEO, Olam International Ltd., & Chair, WBCSD
  • Cláudia Azevedo, CEO,Sonae
  • Jean-Pierre Clamadieu, Chairman, Engie
  • Colm Kelly, Global Leader, Purpose, Policy and Corporate Responsibility, PwC
  • Gayle Schueller, Vice President of Global Sustainability, 3M

We look forward to welcoming you.