Business leaders from 35 countries gather in the Peace Palace for the Nudge Summit

 

Amsterdam, October 15th, 2018. The ninth edition of the Nudge Global Impact Challenge starts today. 90 young and talented professionals from all parts of the world will participate in this life-changing leadership program, focusing on sustainability and creating impact. These young leaders represent international organizations such as Heineken, Danone, Ferrero, BMW Group, Rabobank, Philips, Nutreco, ABN AMRO and the Ministry of  Infrastructure and Water management.

During the Nudge Summit, the Nudge Global Impact Awards will be handed out to three selected awardees. The Nudge Global Impact Award acknowledges the impact that participants of the challenge have realised with their Sustainability Impact Plan.

More than 200 CEOs, politicians, scientists, and future leaders will connect and engage in conversations on sustainability. This year's theme is ‘Towards a Circular Economy. Gearing up young leaders for new perspectives on leadership, culture, and technology’.

Martijn Lampert, research director at Glocalities, will deliver the 'keynote speech’. He will share the most important insights from a worldwide research program executed by Glocalities, titled ‘Increasing knowledge and activating Millennials for making poverty history.’ This research was inspired by Nelson Mandela's dream to put an end to poverty globally.

The Nudge Summit will take place in the international Peace Palace in the Hague, the Netherlands.

Nudge was founded in 2010 and is a B Corp certified social enterprise that supports the transformation to a more sustainable society. Nudge connects people and organizations and supports bottom-up initiatives that have a lasting impact on our society.

To learn more about this life-changing leadership program, focusing on sustainability visit the Nudge Global Impact Challenge.

To learn more about the Peace Palace visit vredespaleis.nl

Martijn Lampert
Martijn Lampert
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