Programme


WEDNESDAY 23 NOVEMBER 2016
 

6:00 PM - 7:15 PM Registration and Walking dinner
 
7:15 PM Formal Opening
Rein Willems, Chairman of Platform BEE
 
7:30 PM Keynote
Cees Oudshoorn, Secretary-General of VNO-NCW
 
7:50 PM Keynote
Coenraad Krijger, Executive Director of IUCN NL
 
8:10 PM Interview
Maarten Camps, Secretary-General of the Dutch Ministry of Economic Affairs
 
8:30 PM Reception

 

THURSDAY 24 NOVEMBER 2016
 

8:00 AM - 9:00 AM Registration
 
9:00 AM - 10:15 AM                                            Opening Plenary
9:00 AM Opening by moderator
Ruben Maes
 
9:15 AM Formal Opening
Rein Willems, Chairman of Platform BEE
 
9:20 AM Keynote speech on Planetary Boundaries
Sarah Cornell, Coordinator of the Planetary Boundaries research laboratory at Stockholm Resilience Center
 
9.35 AM Keynote speech on business
Chad Holliday, Chairman of Royal Dutch Shell 
 
9:55 AM Dual interview
Heleen Herbert, Chief Commercial Officer at Heijmans / member of VNO-NCW and Katinka Abbenbroek, Head One Planet Thinking at World Wildlife Fund / member of IUCN NL
 
10:15 AM Coffee break
 
10:45 AM - 12:15 PM Breakout sessions | Round 1
 
12:15 PM Lunch break
 
1:00 PM - 1:30 PM Plenary session
 
1:00 PM Presentation and launch of Natural Capital Protocol
Mark Gough, Executive Director of the Natural Capital Coalition
 
1:15 PM Keynote speech on finance and business
Wout Dekker, former Chairman of Rabobank Supervisory Board and former CEO Nutreco
 
1:45 PM - 3:15 PM Breakout sessions | Round 2
 
3:15 PM Coffee break
 
3:45 PM - 5:15 PM Breakout sessions | Round 3
 
5:15 PM - 6:00 PM Reception


Evening Programme
 

6:00 PM - 10:00 PM Evening Programme
 
6:00 PM                                  Video message
Karmenu Vella,  European Commissioner for Environment, Maritime Affairs and Fisheries
 
6:10 PM Presentation of the The Hague Business Accord
Paul Hohnen, sustainability consultant
 
6:30 PM Response to the Accord
Peter Bakker, Chairman of the World Business Council
 
6:45 PM Dinner speech
Jan Peter Balkenende, former Prime Minister of the Netherlands and Chairman of the Dutch Sustainable Growth Coalition
 
7:00 - 10:00 PM Dinner