Prof. Dr. Klaus M. Leisinger is Professor of Sociology at the University of Basel and President of the Global Values Alliance. He was Managing Director and Chairman of the Novartis Foundation until 2013. Prof. Leisinger is engaged in corporate responsibility issues and actively promotes a corporate culture of dialogue with all relevant stakeholders. He held numerous advisory positions in organizations such as the UN Global Compact and the World Bank. He is president of the German Network for Business Ethics, a member of the steering committee of the initiative "Ethics in Action" associated with the Pontifical Academy of the Sciences and a member of the SDSN Leadership Council.
Lecture in German.