Zermatt Summit 2014 "The Courage to Dare" Program and Highlights

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Created in 2010 as a primary international platform, the
Zermatt Summit promotes a constructive, action-oriented
dialogue between civil society and business.
Its role is to inspire, connect and empower high profile
entrepreneurs, economists, political and spiritual leaders
and NGO representatives who strive to be catalysts of a
more inclusive and human globalization.
Through a uniquely designed program, the Zermatt
Summit team takes participants on an intense three-day
journey to share a vision for a better society, develop
models for a more human and sustainable world and
change their hearts and minds in the process.

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Zermatt Summit 2014 "The Courage to Dare" Program and Highlights

  1. 1. WHO ARE WE? 2
  2. 2. WHO ARE WE? THE ZERMATT SUMMIT FOUNDATION •was created in 2010 as a primary international platform to promote a constructive, action-oriented dialogue between the various actors of society, ranging from business to civil society, academy, religion, arts and politics •is an independent non-profit organization recognized of public interest by the Swiss Government committed to changing the hearts and minds of our leaders for a more human and sustainable world •has empowered, inspired and connected over 800 leaders who want to put meaning in their actions and to “humanize globalization since 2010 • provides for ethical, conceptual and operational building-blocks towards a more humane world 3
  3. 3. WHO ARE WE? THE ZERMATT SUMMIT FOUNDATION IS MANAGED AND SUPPORTED BY • a foundation board • an executive team • an advisory network • a number of thematic partnerships • a special relationship with the ECOPHILOS foundation 4
  4. 4. WHAT DO WE THINK? 5
  5. 5. WHAT DO WE THINK? OUR MISSION Our mission is to be an international platform of reference bringing together key stakeholders for the purpose of ensuring more humanity into the process of globalization and making practical recommendations to leaders for an economy serving the human person and the Common Good. 6
  6. 6. WHAT DO WE THINK? A HOLISTIC APPROACH 7
  7. 7. WHAT DO WE THINK? OUR GOALS • to inspire, connect and empower high profile entrepreneurs, economists, political leaders, NGO representatives & spiritual leaders who strive to be catalysts of a more inclusive and human globalization • to engage a new generation of leaders • to select and follow-up pilot projects • to encourage the implementation of the Zermatt Summit recommendations contained in the Zermatt Summit Declaration on the Common Good and Manifesto 8
  8. 8. WHAT DO WE THINK? OUR VALUES INSPIRED BY BLUEPRINT FOR BETTER BUSINESS - UK (WWW.BLUEPRINTFORBUSINESS.ORG) •Value of people dignity of the human person •Common Good remaining at the service of the human being •Solidarity and Fairness ever level other people matter •Subsidiarity & Accountability freedom with responsibility •Courage provide moral strength •Sustainability stewardship of people, values and resources •Creativity man and his potential 9
  9. 9. WHAT DO WE THINK? OUR ACTIVITIES 10
  10. 10. WHAT DO WE DO? 11
  11. 11. WHAT DO WE DO? THE THEME OF THE 5th ZERMATT SUMMIT 26-28th JUNE 2014 « The Courage to Dare» Dare to care, Dare to innovate, Dare to serve, Dare to empower… With the drastic changes created by globalization in the economic, social and political fabrics of our societies, some issues appear to be so complex to address that it can be difficult to have the courage to dare to start changing the world we live in. The 2014 edition of the Zermatt Summit will focus on success stories of people who have a dream and made a significant impact in their environment by daring to implement a project that had meaning. Through a uniquely designed program combining inspirational keynote interventions, well structured brainstorming sessions, practical workshops and genuine interactions, the Zermatt Summit team will create the context to inspire and empower the participants to have the courage to dare. 12
  12. 12. WHAT DO WE DO? Highlights of the 2014 edition •Blueprint for Better Business Workshop •Ashoka European Social & Business Co-creation Competition and 3 year university Case Study program •Impact Journalism Day by Sparknews •Matterhorn Leadership Excursion lead by the charismatic Rodrigo Jordan 13
  13. 13. HOW TO FOLLOW US 14
  14. 14. HOW TO FOLLOW US WHY PARTICIPATE? As an annual event, The Zermatt Summit sets as its objective to help participants: • establish genuine dialogue and workshops between key stakeholders from different universes who share the same purpose • be part of an inspiring journey with people who have decided to engage in actions in favor of the human person and for the common good • network and build new relationships throughout a range of business, civil society and thought leaders • unite the leaders of today and tomorrow through an alpine event designed to forge lifelong friendships, spawn innovative ideas and make our world a better place • change their hearts and minds 15
  15. 15. HOW TO SUPPORT US WHY BECOME A PARTNER? The 5th edition of the Zermatt Summit will take place on June 26-28, 2014, in Zermatt, Switzerland. This year, over 200 leaders from business, government, civil society, international organizations, media and religions will analyze the current state of globalization and define a more successful path towards the Common Good. For supporting partnership opportunities, please contact : Julia.engelking@zermattsummit.org 16
  16. 16. HOW TO FOLLOW US WE HAVE BEEN SUPPORTED BY PARTNERS | INSTITUTIONAL MEDIA SUPPORTING MEMBERS ACADEMIC MEMBERS NGO | ASSOCIATIONS MEMBERS ADVISORS NETWORK 17
  17. 17. SAVE THE DATE 26th & 28th June 2014, annual meeting in Zermatt Zermatt Summit The Courage to Dare www.zermattsummit.org 18

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