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More than a Market Forum 2021 Kick Off: Registration, Lunch and Social Market
Opening Forum: Welcome by German Chamber of Commerce in China
Maximilian ButekDr. Sigrid WinklerOliver Ye Yang
  • Maximilian Butek (Executive Director and Board Member of German Chamber of Commerce in China | Shanghai)

    Maximilian Butek

    Executive Director and Board Member of German Chamber of Commerce in China | Shanghai

    Mr. Maximilian Butek has more than 13 years of experience in the Network of German Chambers Abroad. Before he serves as the Executive Director and Board Member of the German Chamber of Commerce in China | Shanghai, he has held positions as Delegate of German Industry and Commerce in Guangzhou and Ghana. His previous postings include the Southern Africa-German Chamber of Commerce and Industry, the German-Baltic Chamber of Commerce in Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania and the German-Thai Chamber of Commerce. Before his career in the German Chambers Network abroad, he gained experience in a multinational company and a German strategy consulting firm.

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  • Dr. Sigrid Winkler (Executive Chamber Manager at German Chamber of Commerce in China | Shanghai)

    Dr. Sigrid Winkler

    Executive Chamber Manager at German Chamber of Commerce in China | Shanghai

    In October 2016, Dr. Sigrid Winkler was appointed Executive Chamber Manager at the German Chamber of Commerce in China | Shanghai and is in charge of the membership organization at the Chamber. Dr. Winkler joined the German Chamber earlier in spring 2016, initially as Project Manager Social Responsibility where she was responsible for the More than a Market initiative. Dr. Winkler holds a PhD in Political Science from Vrije Universiteit Brussel in Belgium and a bachelor’s degree in Chinese Studies from Vienna University. Before joining the German Chamber, she was Head of Office of the Austrian Academic Exchange Agency (OeAD) in Shanghai. Previously, Dr. Winkler managed international business development projects in China and Eastern Europe for Business Upper Austria, the economic agency of the regional government of Upper Austria. She has published numerous peer-reviewed articles on EU-China relations, and since 2002, she has been regularly coming back to China for shorter and longer-term stays.

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  • Oliver Ye Yang (Jury Member of More than a Market I Deputy Secretary General at Shanghai Soong Ching Ling Foundation)

    Oliver Ye Yang

    Jury Member of More than a Market I Deputy Secretary General at Shanghai Soong Ching Ling Foundation

    Mr. Oliver Yang is the trustee of Shanghai Soong Ching Ling Foundation (SSCLF) and the Director of Sustainability and Social Impact at Coca-Cola China. He is responsible for sustainability strategy planning and driving cross-function collaboration to ensure effective implementation across the Coca-Cola system. Mr. Yang works closely with internal and external stakeholders. He contributes to the holistic approach to conduct public policy, government engagement, corporate social responsibility, sustainability, and social impact better support business growth and make a difference.

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Welcome by the Consulate General of Germany in Shanghai, China
Richard Cuntz
  • Richard Cuntz (Head of Science & Technology; Economic Affairs at Consulate General of the Federal Republic of Germany in Shanghai)

    Richard Cuntz

    Head of Science & Technology; Economic Affairs at Consulate General of the Federal Republic of Germany in Shanghai

    Richard Cuntz took office as Head of Science & Technology and policy officer for Economic Affairs at the Consulate General of the Federal Republic of Germany in Shanghai in 2020.
    Prior to that, he was working on EU trade policy at the Federal Foreign Office in Berlin. Before joining the Foreign Office, he was a Senior Manager for the Business Dialogue (B20) of the German G20 Presidency 2017 and the Bundesverband der Deutschen Industrie (Federation of German Industries) with a focus on Trade & Digitalization as well as Global Governance.

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Keynote on CSR in China by Fosun Group
Haifeng Li
  • Haifeng Li (Executive President at Fosun International)

    Haifeng Li

    Executive President at Fosun International

    Mr. Li joined Fosun since 2001 and set up the group’s regional office in Beijing and Fosun's Global Chief Representative system. Over the years, Mr. Li explores, maintains and consolidates Fosun’s public resources; organizes and
    participates in major events to create a good domestic and international environment for Fosun’s development and leads the organization of mixed ownership project development; additionally, he participates in the decision making of Fosun’s major foreign affairs and responsible for implementation
    of the relevant major matters; at the same time, he is responsible for the daily
    management of Fosun’s Public Affairs and Corporate Communication Center,Administrative Excellence Centre, Fosun Foundation, Fosun Trade, Fosun’s regional office in Beijing and other overseas offices

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Parallel workshops: "Diversity & Inclusion"
Ivy WongCharlene LiuDarick QinSebastien DenesLi WangMichelle TsengCatherine WuHongcheng Zhao

Workshop 1 :
"Why Diversity and Inclusion Need To Be a Top Priority for SME"

Workshop 2 :
“残障包容的双赢价值” ("The Win-win of Disability Inclusion")

Both workshops will be held at the same time. Please chose which one you would like to attend.

  • Ivy Wong (Executive Director of D&I Consulting)

    Ivy Wong

    Executive Director of D&I Consulting
  • Charlene Liu (Executive Director of D&I Consulting)

    Charlene Liu

    Executive Director of D&I Consulting
  • Darick Qin (Operations Director of D&I Consulting)

    Darick Qin

    Operations Director of D&I Consulting
  • Sebastien Denes (Vice President at SAP SE)

    Sebastien Denes

    Vice President at SAP SE
  • Li Wang (Program Development Manager at Taicang Inclusion Factory)

    Li Wang

    Program Development Manager at Taicang Inclusion Factory
  • Michelle Tseng (Head of IKEA Food at IKEA China)

    Michelle Tseng

    Head of IKEA Food at IKEA China
  • Catherine Wu (HR Manager at Brose China)

    Catherine Wu

    HR Manager at Brose China
  • Hongcheng Zhao (Blogger at Freelance)

    Hongcheng Zhao

    Blogger at Freelance
Coffee Break
Parallel Workshops on "Empowering Employees on Sustainability" and "Environmental Protection"
Richard BrubakerHaiyan SunChunlei LiuCovey WangHanna ZhaoChengzhan Zhuang

Workshop 3:
"Inspiring & Empowering Your Employees on Sustainability"

Workshop 4:
"Make Environmental Protection Your Competitive Advantage"

Both workshops will be held at the same time. Please chose which one you would like to attend.

  • Richard Brubaker (Managing Director of Collective Responsibility)

    Richard Brubaker

    Managing Director of Collective Responsibility
  • Haiyan Sun (Co-Founder and Chief Editor of Business Ecology)

    Haiyan Sun

    Co-Founder and Chief Editor of Business Ecology
  • Chunlei Liu (Founder of Shanghai  Minhang District  Qingyue Environmental Information Technology Service Center)

    Chunlei Liu

    Founder of Shanghai Minhang District Qingyue Environmental Information Technology Service Center
  • Covey Wang (Head of ESH at Continental Tires (China) Co., Ltd.)

    Covey Wang

    Head of ESH at Continental Tires (China) Co., Ltd.
  • Hanna Zhao (Manager of Sustainable Development Department, Energy officer, Engineer at Zhejiang Weixing Industrial Development Co., Ltd (SAB Group))

    Hanna Zhao

    Manager of Sustainable Development Department, Energy officer, Engineer at Zhejiang Weixing Industrial Development Co., Ltd (SAB Group)
  • Chengzhan Zhuang (Program Manager at Konrad Adenauer Stiftung)

    Chengzhan Zhuang

    Program Manager at Konrad Adenauer Stiftung
Coffee Break
Panel: The Supply Chain of CO2 EmissionsBest Practices and Long Term Solutions
Jens HildebrandtBradley MorrisonMichael HaendelZixi Zheng
  • Jens Hildebrandt (Executive Director and Board Member of German Chamber of Commerce in China | North China)

    Jens Hildebrandt

    Executive Director and Board Member of German Chamber of Commerce in China | North China
  • Bradley Morrison (Senior Vice President of  Operations & Site Management at Greater China, BASF)

    Bradley Morrison

    Senior Vice President of Operations & Site Management at Greater China, BASF
  • Michael Haendel (Corporate SCM Head China and Asia-Australia at Siemens China)

    Michael Haendel

    Corporate SCM Head China and Asia-Australia at Siemens China
  • Zixi Zheng (CEO of SupplyOn Asia-Pacific)

    Zixi Zheng

    CEO of SupplyOn Asia-Pacific
More than a Market Awards Gala Kick Off: Registration & Networking
Opening Ceremony: Welcome speech by German Chamber of Commerce in China
Welcome speech by Consulate General of Germany in Shanghai, China
Pit Heltmann
  • Pit Heltmann (Consul General at Consulate General of the Federal Republic of Germany in Shanghai)

    Pit Heltmann

    Consul General at Consulate General of the Federal Republic of Germany in Shanghai

    Since July 2021, Pit Heltmann is the Consul General of Consulate General of the Federal Republic of Germany in Shanghai. From 2018 to 2020 he served as the German Ambassador in Pyongyang, North Korea.Heltmann’s diplomatic career began in 1988 when he joined the German Federal Foreign Office. The focus of his work during the following three decades has been East Asia. Apart from serving twice at the German Embassy in Tokyo, he was Head of the Trade Promotion Bureau at the German Embassy in China. He also served as Deputy Head of Mission at the German Embassy in Mongolia from 1994 to 1998 and at the German Embassy in the Philippines from 2007 to 2010.Between 2014 and 2018, Heltmann was Director of the Foreign, Security and Developmental Policy Division at the German Federal Press Office, where he was in charge of formulating the speaking notes for the Government Spokesperson on the German government's foreign, defense, and development policies.Heltmann double-majored in Geography and Japanese Studies at the University of Bonn, Germany.

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Award Ceremony “ Education”

Crossboundaries, Covestro, Porsche, LANXESS

Dinner Buffet
Award Ceremony “Environmental Protection”

Trolli, Continental Tires, Lautsprecher Teufel, Bosch Nanjing

Panel with Gold Partners on their CSR efforts

Representatives of Continental Tires, Hyatt Regency, Lanxess,SAP Labs China, Wuerth Group

Award Ceremony “ Diversity & Inclusion”
Award Ceremony "Sustainable Supply Chains"

Siemens, VW Tianjin, Brugger Magnetsysteme

Award Ceremony "Jury Selection"

ALDI, ERGO, Borrussia Dortmund, GSN Electrics

Closing