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The Sustainable Luxury Forum, the pioneering platform in Sustainable Luxury Management, is back for its 3rd edition, drawing change makers, Luxury brand executives and leaders to explore, debate and address social and environmental issues challenging the Luxury and prestige industries. 

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Wednesday, June 19 • 2:00pm - 3:15pm
Breakout Session 3 - Sustainable Luxury Innovation: Exploring a multi-dimensional terrain

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Should the Luxury sector address the challenge of realizing new potential through creative technologies, products and services and a spirit of innovation that focuses on contributing to society?  How can they apply innovation to boost business and product development, as well as internal and external communication? The session will take a broad look at different types of innovations that address social and environmental concerns.  New product development is the traditional but by no means only approach to value creating innovations.

Moderator
avatar for Dr. Peter Oakley - Research Leader, School of Material - Royal College of Art

Dr. Peter Oakley - Research Leader, School of Material - Royal College of Art

   Peter Oakley is Research Leader for the School of Material at the Royal College of Art. He supports staff research across the School’s programmes: fashion, ceramics and glass, jewellery and metal, and textiles. Through this work Peter has acquired an extensive knowledge of the sustainability issues facing a wide cross-section of the luxury goods sector.   Peter’s own research focuses on the UK fine jewellery... Read More →

Speaker
avatar for Nicolas Henchoz - Director - EPFL+ECAL Lab

Nicolas Henchoz - Director - EPFL+ECAL Lab

  Nicolas Henchoz is the Director of EPFL+ECAL Lab. After graduating from EPFL as a material science engineer, Henchoz worked as a professional reporter and news anchor for national Swiss television, before opening ICAT, his own branding and art direction firm.     Henchoz founded EPFL+ECAL Lab in 2007 and has curated several groundbreaking projects and exhibitions, all of which explore design's potential in revealing new... Read More →
avatar for Jerome Perez - Head of Sustainability - Nespresso

Jerome Perez - Head of Sustainability - Nespresso

  Jérôme Perez is Head of Sustainability at Nestlé Nespresso SA, the worldwide pioneer and reference in premium portioned coffee, and is based in Lausanne, Switzerland.   Mr. Perez is responsible for defining the global sustainability strategy for Nespresso. He oversees the planning and implementation of the company’s Ecolaboration™ program, which is a platform for working together with business... Read More →
avatar for David Rochat - Senior Consultant, Head of Business Development - Sofies SA

David Rochat - Senior Consultant, Head of Business Development - Sofies SA

David graduated with a Master in Environmental Engineering in the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology of Lausanne (EPFL, Switzerland) in 2004. He began his career as a scientific collaborator in the Industrial Ecology and Life Cycle Group (EPFL), where he contributed to research on life cycle assessment methodologies. In 2005, he coordinated international cooperation projects for the Swiss Materials Science and Technology Institute (EMPA) on... Read More →


Wednesday June 19, 2013 2:00pm - 3:15pm
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