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50+20 @ RIO+20 Series of Short Films Capture Key Moments at Rio Summit

A series of short films capturing key moments of the 50+20 presence at the RIO+20 Summit in Rio de Janeiro was released online this week. The 50+20 film team documented some of the experiences and unique encounters and meetings that 50+20 contributors took part in from 14 to 19 June at Rio+20.

The individual documentary segments and interviews are available below:

A Call to Action: Launching the 50+20 Vision: During the 3rd Global Forum on Responsible Management Education the 50+20 vision is launched with the unveiling of the 50+20 Agenda and short film.

The video captures Dr. Katrin Muff, Dean of BSL, sharing her perspective on the new vision for management education (minutes 04:11-05:18). Dean Muff is a member of the 50+20 Steering Committee and one of the driving forces behind the project.

Business Schools without Borders: 50+20 visits the People’s Summit in Flamengo Park during the RIO+20 United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development in Rio de Janeiro to host a collaboratory.


Collaboratory with Greenpeace:  A discussion with Amazon Campaigner, Tatiana de Carvalho on the Greenpeace ship Rainbow Warrior during the RIO+20 United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development.


The film team was directed by Ilka Franzmann with Chris Rowe and Nic Grobler doing the camerawork and Claudius Bensch responsible for sound. They were was assisted by Marília Carneiro Ferreira and John North. Editing of the documentary (with exception of the Launch film) was done by Kat Millar and Rich Gregory.

About 50+20

50+20 is a collaborative initiative of management education providers from around the world who critically question the current thought and practice in the field. Their purpose at the Rio+20 conference is to present a new vision that redefines the fundamental role of management education.

50+20 has three organizations as founding members – the UN-backed Principles for Responsible Management Education (PRME), the World Business School Council for Sustainable Business (WBSCSD) and the Globally Responsible Leadership Initiative (GRLI). The initiative also includes 16 business schools from around the world as official co-authors, among which Business School Lausanne and University of St. Gallen.

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