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Stakeholder engagement for sustainability

Sustainability programs | Masterclass
When 27 June 2024 at 12:00 (CEST)
Where Online
Duration 1 hour 15 minutes

An IMD masterclass on stakeholders and sustainability

While pressure from external stakeholders is often one of the reasons why companies decide to put greater emphasis on sustainability, strategically engaging with a broad and diverse stakeholder community can be an effective accelerator of sustainability transformation.

This masterclass is led by IMD’s President Elect Professor David Bach, Program Director of the Shaping the Business Environment for Sustainability program. He will draw on a number of examples from across industries to highlight the importance of proactive stakeholder engagement for sustainability and provide participants with practical tools to gain stakeholder support.

Here’s a snapshot of the insights this masterclass aims to unpack:

  • Critical enablers: Understand why stakeholder engagement is essential for sustainability transformations.
  • Building coalitions: Learn strategies to forge robust coalitions among key stakeholders.
  • Aligning strategies: Discover how to synchronize your stakeholder strategies with overarching business objectives for maximum impact.

Following your masterclass, you will have the chance to engage directly with our Program Advisors. They will provide:

  • comprehensive overview of IMD’s sustainability program portfolio.
  • Insight on how our programs can align with your professional aspirations.
  • Answers to all your questions about our sustainability programs and more.


  • 12:00 – 12:45: Masterclass – Stakeholder engagement for sustainability with Professor David Bach.
  • 12:45 – 13:15: Introduction to IMD sustainability programs with our Program Advisors, followed by a Q&A.

Please note, this event will not be recorded. This is a unique opportunity to experience the IMD learning journey live.

Discover our unique sustainability program portfolio
Enjoy a taste of an IMD learning experience
Interact and ask questions about these programs
Discuss your learning needs and professional challenges
Find the program that’s right for you
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After submitting your registration, you will receive a confirmation email with the details of your online masterclass. A reminder will be sent to you before the event.

We look forward to meeting you online and answering any questions you may have.