LIFE IN BUSINESS CONGRESS 2017
LIFE IN BUSINESS CONGRESS 2017
Achieving the UN global goals starts with global partnerships and profitable business models. The Life in Business congress facilitates those global partnerships, exposes sustainable solutions and inspires to building a profitable, sustainable and beneficial business model. 2,500 enterprises and investors are put in the same room with start-ups, inventors, young talents and other bright people with great ideas. Together, they can make the achievement of the UN global goals happen.
Active matchmaking services ascertain that interested parties actually meet and partnerships can be discussed on site in deal rooms. This high-quality events towards a sustainable future for both businesses and the earth and everyone/everything living on it, is held at the renowned World Forum in the Hague.
Life in Business is a uniquely purposeful event. Finding knowledge and business partners can be a cumbersome task. Not at life and business, where enterprises, investors and young talent, startups, inventors and other bright people with great ideas are actively matched.
Richard van Hooijdonk
Richard van Hooijdonk, trend watcher and peak inspiratory. One of the most booked trend watchers.
Ruud In Veltenaar is a philosopher, successful speaker and trend watcher. Each year he gives more than 200 lectures
Michiel Muller (1964) is an innovative Dutch entrepreneur. Responsible for concepts as Tango, Route Mobile and Picnic
Roelof Hemmen (Hoeksche Waard, 3 april 1963) is a Dutch radio and television presentator.
Student Tim Houter presented the first full-size European test tube for hyperloops. With his 'tube station for super-fast trains' he wants to turn the transport world up-side-down in four years. Is Tim Houter the Dutch Elon Musk?
Edouard Schneiders is the Team Captain of Delft Hyperloop, the follow-up to the winning team in the SpaceX Hyperloop Pod competition.
Robert Dingemanse is an innovative entrepreneur and CEO and founder of the PAL-V Flying Car.
Agriculture and Food Security
Agriculture sectors will have to become more productive by adopting efficient business models and forging public-private partnerships. And they need to become sustainable by reducing greenhouse gas emissions, water use and waste.
The employment challenge
The scale of the employment challenge is vast. The International Labour Organization estimates that more than 61 million jobs have been lost since the start of the global economic crisis in 2008, leaving more than 200 million people unemployed globally.
Economic growth and Social Inclusion
The push for economic growth in recent decades has led to substantial increases in wealth for large numbers of people across the globe. But despite huge gains in global economic output, there is evidence that our current social, political and economic systems are exacerbating inequalities, rather than reducing them.
Environment and Natural Resource security
Under the agreement, every country will implement its own climate action plan that will be reviewed in 2018 and then every five years to ratchet up ambition levels. The world has agreed what is to be done. Now it is time for implementation.
The future of the global financial system
The global financial crisis revealed significant weaknesses in the financial system and some of the vulnerabilities that can result from having such an interconnected global market.
International trade and Investment
Investing for the long term is vital for economic growth and social well-being. Whether it's building new infrastructure or maintaining what already exists, funding is vital to maximize the economic benefits that flow from it.
Healthcare fit for the future
Over the past few decades, the world has seen major advancements in health and largely as a result, people are generally living longer, healthier lives. However, serious challenges to global health remain, ranging from dealing with pandemics to the rise of noncommunicable diseases (NCDs) to the prohibitive costs of care, particularly in developing countries.
The future of the internet
The internet is changing the way we live, work, produce and consume. With such extensive reach, digital technologies cannot help but disrupt many of our existing models of business and government.