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Thu, 25 Nov


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iTalk Special Edition

iTalk is an initiative of Impact 17+1 Club inviting Impact Leaders from across the globe to share their impactful vision, stories and action towards a unified purpose in line with the United Nation’s SDG Goals.

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iTalk Special Edition
iTalk Special Edition

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25 Nov 2021, 12:00 – 13:30 GMT

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About the Event

Impact Leadership: A Social Contract for Better Business and Society 

As part of the iTalk Special Edition - Impact 17+1 club is humbled to host Impact Leaders from the "Igniting Innovation for Impact" Programme, a joint programme co-designed and delivered by Møller Institute, Churchill College in the University of Cambridge and Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business. Leaders on the programme come from diverse backgrounds and share a common goal towards Impact Leadership in the Era of Global Disruptions.    

Topic: Impact Leadership: A social contract for a better business and society  

Date & Time: 12PM London Time, 25 Nov 2021    

Impact Leaders from the Igniting Innovation for Impact programme will share 60 seconds of their impact stories during the ‘iTalk 60seconds’ session on:  · The meaning of Impact Leadership  · Embedding Impact Leadership into day-to-day leadership  · The impact goals they seek to achieve through their own leadership  


David Zhang, President Asia, OATLY  Since then Mr. Zhang leads his team to launch OATLY brand in China and expands the roadmap to other Asian markets recently. Under Mr. Zhang’s leadership, OATLY has spearheaded the food & beverage industry to establish the new “plant-protein” category in China. The brand then further expands the category with like-minded industry players. Mr. Zhang and his team are committed to promote the brand as a healthy, sustainable, and cool & energetic lifestyle, with an aim to drive sustainability as a mainstream lifestyle in local market. Three years after entering China, OATLY has gone from ZERO business to becoming the leading oats plant-based brand; the plant protein category has risen from ZERO to booming. OATLY's success in China was considered a "business miracle" by the Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business and was awarded the the "2021 Excellent Management Award" by Harvard Business Review China.    

Stephen Brenninkmeijer, Chair, Supervisory Board of The European Climate Foundation  Stephen is a private investor with interests in climate change, impact investing and education. For 30 years he was involved in family-held retail business, C&A in USA, Japan, England and throughout Europe. He has been active in strategic investing since 2002, and founded Willows Investments in 2008 with the aim of supporting promising ventures with a social mission.  • Member of the Board of Directors, World Resources Institute (USA)  • Europe Council, The Nature Conservancy (UK)  • Advisory Board member Auticon (Europe / UK)  • Advisory Board member Sutton Trust (UK)  • Advisory Board, European Business School (Germany)  • Board Member, responsAbility Participations AG (Zurich) and more...    

Tim Kipchumba, Co-Founder of Questworks  Tim Kipchumba is Co-Founder of Questworks, an award winning Engineering Procurement and Construction company helping clients deliver their infrastructure, real estate and energy projects in a sustainable and cost efficient way. The company's projects have won prestigious awards such as the Presidential Green Building Award in 2012, the Private Sector Renewable Energy Award in 2015, the Most Improved in Green Banding Award and the Special Projects Delivery Award in 2018 and NCA Contractor of the Year Award - 2018.    


Impact 17+1 Club is a joint initiative created between The Salon & CKGSB, born from the motivation that each one of us is responsible and accountable to create a better tomorrow by taking compassionate and constructive actions today. Impact 17+1 Club aspires to build a community of like-minded impactors to help fuel innovation, deliver growth and nurture, support and facilitate Impact Leaders to lead with compassion and empathy in the current era.    

Igniting Innovation for Impact Programme, co-designed and delivered by Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business and the Moller Institute, Churchill College in the University of Cambridge. The programme is aspired to foster a new generation of business leaders with global vision, leading positive disruption with empathy and compassion.

The Møller Institute, Churchill College at the University of Cambridge is part of a centuries-old seat of learning which has originated much of the disruptive knowledge which has shaped our world.

Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business established in Beijing in November 2002 with generous support from the Li Ka Shing Foundation. Since its founding, CKGSB has developed into a prominent business school with more than 40 full-time professors, who have earned their PhDs or held tenured faculty positions at leading business schools such as Harvard, Wharton and Stanford. Their research has provided the basis for more than 400 case studies of both China-specific and global issues

The Salon - Derived from the great historical importance as the theatres of conversation and exchange. The modern day

Salon reignites the best elements from the ‘age of conversation’ blending it with a mixture of academic, entrepreneurial,

cultural and philanthropic topics, bringing ‘business and purpose’ together through a series of high-level events focused

on Thought Leadership, Innovation & Impact. We invite you to join the discussion to foster new friendships, contemplate

new ideas and build together toward a shared vision of positive global impact.


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