SnO events

19 October 2017

Alliances for Cities in Transition

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HEC Paris' Society & Organizations (SnO) Center and HEC Alumni are pleased to announce the theme for their annual conference: Alliances for Cities in Transition.
Cities are faced with an urgent, massive and wicked  challenge: to achieve carbon neutrality while ensuring the inclusion and empowerment of all their citizens. To wicked challenges, complex solutions: transitioning to new city models will not be achieved without the persistent and convergent mobilization of all actors: citizens and the civil society, public and private sectors, investors, researchers...

HEC Paris sheds light on multi-actor initiatives that aim to build the sustainable, inclusive and resilient cities of tomorrow.

Join us on October 19 to exchange on the following topics:

  • What is our shared vision for future cities?
  • How to catalyze multi-stakeholder collaboration for impact? Which engagement and governance models?
  • Which business models and funding tools will do transition ?
  • … And what about HEC Paris’ territorial footprint?

Panel discussions with, among the guest speakers:

  • Alain Juppé, Mayor of Bordeaux, Former Prime Minister of France
  • Rob Hopkins, Founder of Transition Network, activist, author, blogger, "Green Community hero" by The Guardian 
  • Amélie de Montchalin - H.09, LREM deputy in the 6th district of Essonne
  • Marie Sauvignon - H.00, Sustainability Practice Leader at IMS (Inspiring More Sustainability) in Luxembourg
  • Julien Dossier - H.95, Founder of Quattrolibri, co-author of 2050 Carbon neutrality Strategy of Paris , HEC Paris Lecturer


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Collaborative workshop: Let's design the roadmap for 2°cities!

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