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SEWF2012 Agenda

SEWF2012 includes a variety of sessions and speakers to inspire, inform and connect participants.

We’re planning an exciting agenda that will include pre-Forum social enterprise site visits in and around Rio de Janeiro; pre-Forum master classes; keynotes from social enterprise pioneers and investors from around the world; social enterprise training workshops to hone your management skills; panels and presentations to inspire you; a social enterprise gala evening to celebrate social enterprise; a social enterprise marketplace to showcase social enterprises; live entertainment; and plenty of opportunity to connect with colleagues and peers! Stay tuned as we’re adding more and more great activities to the SEWF2012 agenda every day!

Tuesday, October 16


An exciting and diverse selection of site visits to social enterprises in/around Rio de Janeiro for you to choose from, including different types of enterprises, different thematic focus, and different stages of development. For more information about the site visits, click here.

8:00-12:00 Morning Site Visits
(morning options); Arrive no later than 7:30am at SEWF venue for check-in.

13:00-17:00 Afternoon Site Visits (afternoon options); Arrive no later than 12:30pm at SEWF venue for check-in.

Registration for Site Visits

You must register for site visits in advance as space is limited.

A series of FREE training workshops to hone your social enterprise skills.

9:00-12:00 MORNING Master Classes (check in at the SEWF venue at 8:30am)

Master Class 1: Negócios Sociais e Gestão de Projetos: uma oficina para fortalecer as suas habilidades em gestão de projetos, incluindo planejamento, gerenciamento de stakeholders, planejamento em comunicações, gestão de risco, monitoramento, etc.

Limitada para 25 participantes. – SORRY, THIS MASTER CLASS IS NOW FULL
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As Master Classes são oferecidas gratuitamente. Você não precisa se inscrever no SEWF para participar.

Patrocinada pela IBM Brasil


Master Class 2: Social Enterprise Media Training
A workshop designed to provide insight into the world of the working journalist. Learn to plan ways to maximize potential coverage opportunities from the very basic principles of journalism, through modern multi-media techniques, up to presentation skills. – SORRY, THIS MASTER CLASS IS NOW FULL Limited to 10 participants.
(Offered in English) (Oferecida em inglês)  united-kingdom-flag-small
Registration for this Master Class is free of charge.

Sponsored by Thomson Reuters Foundation
Thomson Reuters Foundation|

14:00-17:00 AFTERNOON Master Classes (check in at SEWF venue at 1:30pm)

    Master Class 3: Liderança e Colaboração em Negócios Sociais: uma oficina explorando estilos de liderança, a influencia do líder no clima organizacional, a execução resultante e a importância de habilidades colaborativas em negócios sociais.

    Limitada para 25 participantes. – SORRY, THIS MASTER CLASS IS NOW FULL
    brazil-flag-small(Offered in Portuguese only) (Oferecida em português)

    As Master Classes são oferecidas gratuitamente. Você não precisa se inscrever no SEWF para participar.

    Patrocinada pela IBM Brasil


Registration for Master Classes

All Master Classes are offered FREE of charge and are open to anyone (you do not need to register for the SEWF to participate).

Registration is on a first-come, first-serve basis and space is limited.

9:00 – 13:00 Pre-Forum: Vale Sectoral Session: Social Enterprises and the Mining and Metallurgy Sectors (by invitation only)
Vale|www.vale.comOrganized by Vale Community Relations Department
This special pre-Forum session, hosted by Vale, is aimed at exploring the state of the art and relations between social enterprises and the mining and metallurgy sectors, presenting specific thematic cases, promoting debate and exchange of experiences, and discussing the future of social enterprise and potential areas of cooperation. (by invitation only)

14:30-17:30 Pre-Forum: INVESTOR DAY (by invitation only)
Introducing donors, investors, corporate and governmental leaders to the power and potential of social enterprise, cases and models of social business, and opportunities to invest in and support the development of social enterprise in Brazil and around the world.

Investor Day is made possible thanks to the generous sponsorship of Brasil Plural, and from SEWF2012 Lead Sponsor, BNDES; and in association with ABVCAP, AmCham Rio, FIRJAN and UBS.

Brasil Plural|

Governo Federal Brasil|

brazil-flag-smallunited-kingdom-flag-smallOffered with simultaneous translation – English/Portuguese | Tradução simultânea inglês/português



    Welcome & Introductions

  • Julian Garel-Jones, Chairman, NESsT Board of Directors (United Kingdom)
  • Gerry Higgins, Chairman, SEWF International Steering Committee (United Kingdom)
  • Daniel Souza, Chairman, Ação da Cidadania (Brazil)
  • John Creamer, U.S. Consul General to Rio de Janeiro (Brazil)


    Opening Keynote: Impact Investing in Social EnterprisesAntony Bugg-Levine, CEO, Nonprofit Finance Fund & co-author of “Impact Investing: Transforming How We Make Money While Making a Difference.”

Sponsored by the United States Diplomatic Mission to Brazil.

    Panel Discussion: The Emerging Market – Social Enterprise around the World – a distinguished international panel reflects on the emerging field of social enterprise around the world, trends, challenges and opportunities.

  • Moderator: Joseph Leahy, Brazil Bureau Chief, Financial Times (Brazil)
  • Nicole Etchart, Co-Founder & CEO, NESsT (Chile)
  • Peter Holbrook, Social Enterprise UK (United Kingdom)
  • Sean McKaughan, Chief Executive Officer, Fundación Avina (Brazil)
  • Antony Bugg-Levine, CEO, Nonprofit Finance Fund (USA)
  • Marcela Zingerevitz, Impact Investing Partner, Pragma (Brazil)

brazil-flag-smallunited-kingdom-flag-smallOffered with simultaneous translation – English/Portuguese | Tradução simultânea inglês/português

19:30 Opening Reception
From SEWF2011 (Johannesburg) to SEWF2012: Rio de Janeiro welcomes a special delegation from South Africa.

Live Entertainment & Networking

Social Enterprise Marketplace

Official Opening of Social Enterprise Marketplace: Social enterprises showcase their products & services.

The Marketplace will remain open for duration of SEWF2012 on the mezzanine level.

The Social Enterprise Marketplace is generously sponsored by SEBRAE.
Serviço Brasileiro de Apoio às Micro e Pequenas Empresas (SEBRAE)|

> Go to Wednesday, October 17

SEWF2012 Sponsors
Halloran Philanthropies|www.halloranphilanthropies.orgActis|www.act.isGrupo Orsa|||www.neoenergia.comInstituto de Cidadania Empresarial (ICE)| 3M| Charitable Foundation|www.tricofoundation.caUnited States Diplomatic Mission to Brazil|brazil.usembassy.govServiço Brasileiro de Apoio às Micro e Pequenas Empresas (SEBRAE)|||www.nesst.orgOuro Verde Amazônia| Plural|www.brasilplural.comBrookfield|www.brookfieldbr.comThe Lemelson Foundation|www.lemelson.orgInstituto Redecard|| Federal Brasil| Verde||www.solazyme.comCoca-Cola Brasil||www.vale.comPwC|
SEWF2012 Supporting Partners
Projeto Porto Maravilha - Companhia de Desenvolvimento Urbano da Região do Porto do Rio de Janeiro (CDURP)| Enterprise in Scotland (CEiS)||www.intellecap.comAshoka|| Ventures Australia (SVA)|| Afro Brasileira| Capital| Enterprise Council of Canada| Business Conference 2012||âmara de Comércio Americana - American Chamber of Commerce (Amcham)|www.amchamrio.comMandalah|ção Roberto Marinho| Centre for Community Renewal|www.communityrenewal.caAssociação Brasileira de Captadores de Recursos (ABCR)|www.captacao.orgAfrican Social Entrepreneurs Network (ASEN)|www.asenetwork.orgDesignEchos| Venture Philanthropy Association (EVPA)||www.catarse.meUniversity of Johannesburg, Centre for Social Entrepreneurship (CSE)| für Arbeits- und Firmenprojekte (FAF)|www.faf-gmbh.deSecretaria Especial de Desenvolvimento Econômico Solidário (SEDES)| Enterprise Alliance (SEA)| Reuters Foundation|| Enterprise UK|| Network of Development Entrepreneurs (ANDE)| Traders||www.clearlyso.comEast Africa Social Enterprise Network (EASEN)|www.easenetwork.netEnterprising Non-Profits (enp)|www.enterprisingnonprofits.caMaryland Institute College of Art (MICA)|
SEWF2012 Media Partners
NextBillion Brasil|brasil.nextbillion.netSocial Enterprise Live|www.socialenterpriselive.comAlternative Latin Investor|www.alternativelatininvestor.comPrêmio Empreendedor Social||www.EcoDesenvolvimento.orgAmericas Quarterly|www.americasquarterly.orgFinancial Times|www.ft.comEmpreendedorismo Rosa | Social Innovation Review (SSIR)|www.ssireview.orgCapital Aberto|| Magazine|