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Breakfast briefing with bestselling author Morten Albæk

10 October 2019
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One Life by danish best-selling author and well-known business executive Morton Albæk is an insight into how we should stop separating our persona into a working human being and private human being, and instead see ourselves as one human being, with one life in one lifetime.

Date
10 October 2019
Time
8:00 – 10:00
Venue
Danske Bank
75 King William St.
London
EC4N 7DT
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Price
Members: FREE Non Members: £10 incl. VAT + eventbrite fee

Never before in history have so many humans suffered from depression, anxiety, and stress. 

The World Health Organization estimates that more than 300 million people struggle with depression – equivalent to 4.4 percent of the world’s population, with even more suffering from anxiety and stress. Therefore, it is critical to understand why those of us, especially in prosperous countries with high living standards, continue to get sick, particularly due to work-related stress. Studies have consistently shown purpose and meaningfulness to be essential for performance and mental health in a work place. As a result, human beings are increasingly seeking purpose and meaning in their life. Key to unlocking meaning is the idea that we are all one human being, regardless of the context. 

Please join us for this very special and inspiring breakfast briefing!

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  • Morten Albæk
  • Morten Albæk

Morten Albæk is a danish philosopher, business executive, honorary professor, best-selling author and public speaker. He is also founder of advisory firm Voluntas,specialized in culture, strategies and investments that create a meaningful impact, while selected 5 times for The Internationalist’s list of the “100 Most Influential CMOs in the World” (in 2011-2015) as the only scandinavian. 

Albæk started his career in Danske Bank. In 2009, Albæk joined Vestas, the largest wind turbine company in the world, as Group SVP for Global Marketing, Communication & Corporate Relations and a member of the Executive Committee. In 2015, Albaek founded investment and advisory firm Voluntas (Latin for “will, purpose, goal, meaning”) specialized in purposeful investment strategies and meaningful strategy and policy development. Voluntas is the world’s first investment and advisory firm to systematically measure and consult on meaningfulness, diversity, and sustainability in the companies invested in.

Aside from his responsibilities as the founder and Executive Chairman of Voluntas, Albæk serves as the vice chairman of Joe & The Juice, one of the fastest growing retail brands in the Nordics and as the chairman of Vertic, a leading independent digital agency. Further, he is a part of the advisory board of Holly and Sam Branson’s foundation Big Change.

Source: https://voluntasgroup.com/

Programme:

08.00 Arrival, registration and light breakfast

08.30 Keynote address by Morten Albæk

09.00 Q&A

09.20 Networking