Conscious Capitalism European Conference Brings Purpose-driven Leaders to IESE Business School to Promote Capitalism as Force for Good in the World

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First major event hosted in Europe by the nonprofit organization dedicated to elevating humanity through purpose-driven business to convene in Barcelona July 9, 2018. CCEC2018 will feature speakers from Affinity-Petcare, Barry-Wehmiller, B Lab, BBVA, DKV, First Bank of Nigeria, IESE Business School, The Motley Fool, Yoni and more.

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Reforming capitalism from the inside by changing the motivation of why we are in business and sincerely caring for all of the people who are stakeholders was the catalyst for hosting this first ever Conscious Capitalism European Conference.

Conscious Capitalism, Inc., the nonprofit dedicated to elevating humanity through business, and its host partner, Capitalismo Consciente España, are pleased to announce the lineup of speakers for the inaugural Conscious Capitalism European Conference to be held July 9, 2018 at IESE Business School in Barcelona, Spain. Representing purpose-driven organizations concerned with creating value for all stakeholders—not just shareholders—and scheduled to speak at the full-day event are:

Jane Adshead-Grant, director, UK and Europe, Barry-Wehmiller Leadership Institute

Bob Anderson, founder, chairman and chief development officer, The Leadership Circle and Full Circle Group

Ibukun Awosika, chairman, First Bank of Nigeria

Antoni Ballabriga, global head of responsible business, BBVA

Joan Fontrodona, professor of business ethics, Center for Business in Society, IESE Business School

Ronen Gafni, founder and game creator, FreshBiz Game

Tom Gardner, CEO and co-founder, The Motley Fool

Timothy Henry, co-CEO and managing partner of BRIDGE; co-founder, Conscious Capitalism, Inc.

Franz Heukamp, dean, IESE Business School

Mariah Mansfelt, co-founder, Yoni

Brian Robertson, recovering CEO and co-founder of Holacracy

Pablo Sánchez, co-founder, Roots for Sustainability; country partner, B Corp

Josep Santacreu, managing director, DKV Seguros

Xavier Serra, CEO, Affinity-Petcare

Raj Sisodia, Babson College professor and co-founder, Conscious Capitalism, Inc.

Daniel Truran, B Corp ambassador, B Lab Europe; director general, ebbf

Silke Zanker, head of impact creation, Axialent

"Reforming capitalism from the inside by changing the motivation of why we are in business and sincerely caring for all of the people who are stakeholders was the catalyst for hosting this first ever Conscious Capitalism European Conference," said Sebastian Ross, a founding member of Capitalismo Consciente España. "The desire to practice capitalism in a way that ensures business can indeed be a force for good in the world is not only strong here in Spain, but we believe has the potential to resonate across the European continent."

Conscious Capitalism, Inc. and Capitalismo Consciente España wish to thank the following sponsors and partners for making this conference possible: HolaLuz, Axialent, Freixenet, eCooltra, Melia Hotels, Auditia, Inbound Cycle, TRND, Visage, Delivering Happiness Spain, Kriter Software, TACK-TMI, Liderazgo, IESE Business School University of Navarra, The Leadership Circle, Holacracy, B Corporations, BW Leadership Institute, Dinners that Matter, ClimateCare, and Eventos con Alama.

The 2018 Conscious Capitalism European Conference will be held July 9, 2018 at IESE Business School Barcelona, Campus Norte. For additional information and to register, visit EuropeanConference.ConsciousCapitalism.org.

About Conscious Capitalism
Capitalismo Consciente España is a chapter of Conscious Capitalism, Inc., the 501c3 nonprofit organization dedicated to elevating humanity through business. The practice of Conscious Capitalism includes implementing the tenets of Higher Purpose, Stakeholder Orientation, Conscious Culture and Conscious Leadership. The organization produces transformational events and learning opportunities to inspire, educate and connect a growing community of Conscious Capitalists around the world interested in advancing the practice and perception of business as a force for good. Founded in 2010, Conscious Capitalism, Inc. is headquartered in San Francisco.

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For Capitalismo Consciente España        
Evelyne Hollands                            
+34 672 46 95 00                    
evelyne.hollands(at)gmail(dot)com             

For Conscious Capitalism, Inc.
Dan Dement
+1 619-618-9785
dan.dement(at)consciouscapitalism(dot)org

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