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Oxford, United Kingdom

Cross-sector partnerships have never been higher up both the international development agenda and the business sustainability agenda. In many ways, 2015 marks a turning point in the field: the case for collaboration has been made and almost universally accepted. The priority now is on making partnerships happen at a scale, quality and with an impact that will dwarf the current efforts. That is the focus of a series of programmes being taught at the Oxford-based The Partnering Initiative (TPI), where Louise Kjaer will be guest lecturing on how to build effective partnerships. Louise Kjaer is an Associate at TPI (www.thepartneringinitaitive.com)

Copenhagen, Denmark

Likewise, Louise will be guest lecturing at the Copenhagen Business School, Department of Business and Politics, at the programme ‘Leadership in public-private partnerships’. Focus will beon strategic partnership and how to maximize impact through effective partnership management.

Copenhagen, Denmark

Big Future 2015 is a ‘think tank’ initiative developing realistic and durable business scenarios for Danish businesses. Big Futrue 2025 focueses on how companies strategically and tactically prepare for tomorrow: A future with a growing global middle class and an enormous growth potential – but at the same time increasing pressure on the supply chain.

To provide input to the Advisory Board, a ‘growth panel’ of business leaders is consulted.
KJAER ADVICE forms part of this panel.

Udine, Italy

‘Business meets Arts’ is an international conference, hosted by the city of Udine, and dedicated to the interface between European businesses and creative entrepreneurs: The orange economy in Europe.

As cross-sector experts and as strategic advisor Louise Kjaer has been invited to give a key note speech about the work of the Danish organization ‘Creative Business Cup’.

Denmark & Sweden

The European Spallation Source (ESS) is a planned materials science research facility using neutron scattering techniques. It is being built in Lund, Sweden, whilst the ESS Data Management and Software Centre will be located in Copenhagen, Denmark. The ESS will start operation in 2019 and will enable scientist to study basic atomic structures of materials of everyday life – from plastics and proteins to medicines and molecules – allowing for an understanding of how they may be optimized.

17 partner countries are represented in the ESS Steering Committee. The estimated cost of the facility is 1.800 bn Euro. Host nations Sweden and Denmark plan to provide half of the sum.

KJAER ADVICE assists the planning of cross-border, public-private collaborative processes related to future research program development, talent attraction and international promotion.

Aarhus, Denmark

KJAER ADVICE is working for the Swiss company Firmenich in preparation of their flagship event: “Partnerships for Responsible Sourcing: The Case of Vanilla in Uganda”.

The aim of the conference is to demonstrate the importance of partnerships for effective sustainable sourcing. It marks the successful completion of seven-years of partnership collaboration with Danida. The conference will take place in Aarhus, Denmark, on September 23rd. Coinciding with the conference will be the inauguration of Firmenich’s new premises in Agro Food Park, Aarhus.

Firmenich is one of the leading flavor and fragrance companies in the world, present in 64 countries – and widely renowned for it’s innovative sustainable solutions to business development.

Copenhagen, Denmark

Co-developing comprehensive Learning Forum for the company XO CARE to enhance interface and dialogue with clients and users in the dental sector across Europe: clients and users who currently profit – or in the future may benefit from the company’s offerings.

Nairobi, Kenya

As partnership broker KJAER ADVICE assisted A.P. Moller – Maersk in elaborating new partnership agreements in East Africa, as part of the company’s Sustainability Strategy.

Copenhagen, Denmark

Delivering training at A.P. Moller – Maersk headquarter for Group Sustainability in the art and science of strategic partnership collaboration. This as part of the implementation of the company’s Sustainability Strategy.

Fontainebleau (Paris), France

Finalizing and obtaining diploma from the ‘Executive Board Program’ at INSEAD – Business School of the World. A thought provoking experience!
Most prominently, Kevin Kaiser gave lots of food for thought when challenging the notion of Managing for Value. Likewise, Tim Rowley broadened my perception of Network Alliances – and how to unlock value from your alliances and partnerships.