Marriott International’s Denise Naugib and PRME’s Jonas Haertle are 2013 Conference Keynotes
Wednesday, May 29, 2013
Posted by: Melinda Dorning
Announces Marriott International’s Denise Naugib and PRME’s Jonas Haertle as
Keynote Speakers for the 2013 Annual Conference
and Corporate Responsibility in the Classroom is the focus of the Conference,
which will take place June 21-24 at the Marriott Salt Lake City Downtown.
PARK, KS, USA (May 29, 2013) The Accreditation Council for Business Schools and
Programs (ACBSP), www.acbsp.org, brings two
expert sustainability strategists to deliver keynote presentations at the ACBSP
Annual Conference — Marriott International’s Denise Naugib will deliver the
keynote presentation on Friday, June 21, and PRME’s Jonas Haertle is the
keynote speaker at a luncheon on Saturday, June 22.
than 800 business educators from around the world are expected to attend the
Annual Conference to learn ways in which they can successfully integrate
sustainability and corporate responsibility into the business curriculum.
Naugib and Haertle join a list of more than 90 presenters and thought leaders
sharing best practices on responsible global management education.
Denise Naugib is Vice President of Sustainability and Supplier Diversity, Global
Operations Services at Marriott International. After graduating from the
University of Oregon with a B.S. in Geography with an emphasis on biological
and human impacts on the environment, Naugib became involved with Jean-Michel
Cousteau’s Ocean Futures Society as a Program Director, implementing
environmental education programs at various locations.
In 2005, she
moved to the Cayman Islands to implement Jean-Michel
Cousteau’s Ambassadors of the Environment program at The
Ritz-Carlton, Grand Cayman. She became the Corporate Director, Environmental
Programs for The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company and led environmental strategy for
the brand, as well as supporting the growth of the Cousteau program within The
Ritz-Carlton. In January 2010, Naugib joined the Global Operations Services
group at Marriott International and continued her work on sustainability
strategy for all brands, as well as expansion of the Cousteau program. In
August 2011, she was promoted to Senior Director, Sustainability where she
supported Marriott’s Global Green Council and the integration of sustainability
in all the hotel operations disciplines. Naugib is a Leadership in Energy and
Environmental Design Green Associate and is pursuing LEED Accredited
Professional for Existing Buildings. In 2012, she was named Vice President of
Sustainability and Supplier Diversity, integrating both of these important
subjects in the company’s global operations.
Jonas Haertle is Head of the Principles for Responsible Management Education
(PRME) Secretariat in the United Nations Global Compact Office. The mission of
the PRME initiative is to inspire and champion responsible management
education, research and thought leadership globally. Previously, Haertle was coordinator
of the UN Global Compact’s Local Networks in Latin America, Africa and the
Middle East. Prior to joining the United Nations, he worked as a research
analyst for the German public broadcasting service Norddeutscher Rundfunk. Haertle
holds a master's degree in European Studies of Hamburg University in Germany.
As a Fulbright scholar, he also attained an MSc degree in Global Affairs from
Rutgers University in the USA.
is now open for the 2013 ACBSP Annual Conference: "Sustainability and Corporate
Responsibility in the Classroom,” June 21-24 at the Marriott Salt Lake City
Downtown. For more information, please visit http://www.acbsp.org/2013AnnualConference.
is recognized by the Council for
Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA) as a specialized accreditation agency for
business education. ACBSP currently has 1,171 member campuses, 183 of which are
located outside of the U.S. Of those campuses, 603 have achieved accreditation
and more than 200 are in candidacy for accreditation. Individual members on
these campuses now exceed 9,900.