BSL IS MAKING AN IMPACT

AT A GLOBAL LEVEL WITH WIPO

For the development of Entrepreneurship and Entrepreneurial mindset development in lesser developed countries

Women entrepreneurs in UGANDA
The World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), in cooperation with the Uganda Registration Services Bureau (URSB) and Grooming A Successful Woman With Intellectual Mind (GSWIM) a community based NGO in Uganda,
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is organizing a National Workshop for Women Entrepreneurs (Group I and II): The Mentoring Stage for Commercialization, which took place in Kampala, Uganda, in a hybrid setting, on May 25, 2022.

Dr. Dominique Bourqui was invited to contribute to this workshop, by leading two different sessions focusing on how to successfully build a business as a woman entrepreneur

Session 1:  The Principles of Entrepreneurship for successful women entrepreneurs

Session 2:  The Entrepreneurial Mindset for successful women entrepreneurs

Traditional medicine practitioners in Ethiopia
The World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), in cooperation with the Ethiopian Intellectual Property Authority (EIPA) and the University of Gondar (Ethiopia) is organizing a National Workshop…
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for Traditional Medicine Practitioners (TMPs) in Ethiopia from Groups 1 and 2: The Mentoring Stage for Commercialization, scheduled to take place in Gondar, Ethiopia, in a hybrid setting, on October 6, 2022.

Dr. Dominique Bourqui was invited to contribute to this workshop, by leading two different sessions focusing on commercialization of their products and services by medical practitioners :

Session 1:  The Principles of Entrepreneurship for traditional medicine practitioners

Session 2:  The Entrepreneurial Mindset  for traditional medicine practitioners

Another objective of this Workshop is to facilitate the establishment of two traditional medicine Pharmacies in Ethiopia for the benefit of users of traditional medicine products.

AT A NATIONAL LEVEL WITH EPFL

For a transformation towards a sustainable Switzerland 

Academic Citizens’ Assembly – BSL & EPFL
21st century democratic decision-making for the Swiss societal transition.
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The Academic Citizens’ Assembly (ACA) is a model of a citizens’ assembly built on academic principles (evidence-based, lobby-free, no ideology), open to the whole society and, using a novel process and tools, scalable to potentially include millions of participants. This deliberative and participative approach builds on the Swiss tradition of direct democracy, and aims to bridge the gap between high-quality deliberation and decision-making of past citizens’ assemblies, and the legitimacy of direct democracy.

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MyBluePlanet
Working together for a climate friendly tomorrow.
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AT A LOCAL LEVEL WITH LOCAL ASSOCIATIONS

For the good of the community

Les Paniers de la Mule (Farming cooperative in Prilly – Ouest Lausannois)
“Le paniers de la mule” was imagined in 2020 and launched in early 2021 after 8 months of volunteer work. They are a member of the FRACP (Fédération Romande d’Agriculture Contractuelle de Proximité) and firmly believe in the model of “Agriculture Contractuelle de Proximité”…
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which allows cooperators to join forces to re-appropriate the production of their food. Member participation allows the cooperative to offer decent wages to its employees while maintaining affordable prices for local organic vegetables.

On the occasion of the Business Innovation Week – Summer 2022, about sixty students from the Business School Lausanne (Bachelor and Master), divided into 5 working groups, analyzed Les Paniers de La Mule’s business model to make recommendations.

The groups presented their results to their peers, as well as to the BSL management. They integrated the remarks and questions, to synthesize them.

Dr. David Claivaz handed out the final report on August 15th, 2022.


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EVERYWHERE AND ANYTIME THROUGH MEMBERS OF OUR BSL COMMUNITY

From within our community

Prof. Sascha Nick from BSL as part of the ESG certificate program launched between the Swiss-Mexican Chamber of Commerce and Industry, The Swiss Embassy and in Mexico and leading Swiss institutions focused on sustainability.
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When it comes to impact, BSL reports to major international initiatives

BSL committed to the ten principles of the UNGC (United Nations Global Compact) in 2006 and BSL became a member of PRME (Principles of Responsible Management Education) in November 2010.

Since then, BSL regularly reports to UNGC and PRME.

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