Xpedition to the Source

A series of round table meetings of global leaders

In 2021 and 2022, we organized a series of one-hour round table meetings of global leaders, called 'Xpedition to the Source'. During these online sessions executives and thought leaders in the field of business management and sustainability shared ideas and experience about several topics. You can re-watch the episodes now.

Our Unsustainable Healthcare System

In our studio are Michel van Agthoven, Lead of the Janssen Campus The Netherlands and Hariet Lewis, Market Access Manager at Chiesi, a BCorp pharmaceutical company. Also joining the debate are Daphne Thijssen, member of the board of innovative blood bank Sanquin, and Jeroen Kemperman, strategy director at Zilveren Kruis and author of several books on business models. Plus Jorieke van der Stelt, de Duurzame Dokter ('the sustainable GP') and Lucien van Heumen, founder of SlowCare.

Full Episode - Xpedition to the Source #8

The Interdependence of BCorps

You can now replay Xpedition #7: The Interdependence of BCorps

Starting the discussion is: Joseph Kenner, CEO of Greyston, one of the founding BCorps and known for its inclusive hiring policy. In our studio are Bert van Son, CEO and founder of circular fashion brand MUD Jeans and Merijn Dols, director at Danone, one of the few multinationals with BCorp status. Also joining the debate are Veronique Misteli, founder of Misteli Creative Agency, a BCorp and known for its creative work for BCorps and Marcello Palazzi, co-founder of BLab Europe. Plus our very own Patrick Filius, partner of Been Management Consulting.

Latest video - Xpedition to the Source #7

The influence of the SDGs

Kicking off the discussion is: Jeffrey Sachs, professor economic development at Columbia University in New York, also known as 'the father of the SDGs'. In our studio are Joanne Kellermann, Chair of Pension Fund Zorg & Welzijn, Mark Schneiders, CEO of the SDG House and Royal Institute of the Tropics, and Wim Leereveld, CEO of the World Benchmarking Alliance.

Xpedition to the Source #6

From managing shareholders to stakeholders

Xpedition #5 's topic is 'From Managing Shareholder to Managing Stakeholders'

Joining the discussion are: Herman Wijffels, former CEO of Rabobank and Social Economic Council (SER) professor at Utrecht University, Lousewies van der Laan, CEO of Transparency International Netherlands and former MP for Dutch and European Parliament, Fou Khan-Tsang, CEO Alfa Accountants & Advisor and Marcello Palazzi, co-Founder of B.Lab Europe and serial entrepreneur

Full Episode - Xpedition to the Source #5

How Sustainable are my Business Partners?

Summary - Xpedition to the Source #4

Inspiration from the Next Generation

Summary - Xpedition to the Source #2

The Pain of CO2

Summary - Xpedition to the Source #3

Courageous Leadership

Summary - Xpedition to the Source #1

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