Measuring Results in Philanthropy. Guest of honor: Mario Morino
PLENARY SESSION 9.30 – 12.00
The day will host the remarkable figure of Mario Morino, successful businessman that for more than twenty years has been a visionary of US philanthropy. With his book Leap of Reason, he has set the course to reflect and manage philanthropy in a meaningful and effective way over time. This session offers the unique opportunity to discuss for the first time in Italy key themes concerning strategic philanthropy and to meet one of the main players within this change of perspective for the social sector.
BUFFET 13.00 – 14.00
PLENARY SESSION 16.00 – 18.15
Corporate Philanthropy as a Strategic Leverage. Value for the Company and for the Community.
Defining and integrating business goals into Corporate Philanthropy activities represents for companies a challenge which requests relentless improvement. The benefits, beyond the social ones, that a strategic giving can offer to the company’s growth are manifold, in terms of stakeholder’s engagement, reputation enhancement, and positive spillover effects on business.
The session is reserved to companies and corporate foundations.
Giuseppe Aversa is Executive Director in Bank Vontobel AG – Private Banking. He graduates in Economics in 1984, with several certificates obtained in Bank Management and the certificate from Zurich “Swiss Finance Institute” following afterwards. In 1988 he joins Credit Suisse Private Banking. In 2004 he joins Bank Vontobel AG, Private Banking where he manages the Mediterranean markets.
Chiara Boroli is board member of De Agostini S.p.A., De Agostini Editore S.p.A., Zodiak Media, Assifero. She is President of International Literacy Agency. In 1976 she joins Istituto Geografico De Agostini, where she begins her professional career. In 1982 she becomes Director of External Relations and Press Office , a role she covers within the Group until 2008. In 2007, Boroli and Drago families, shareholders of De Agostini Group, create the De Agostini Foundation to contribute to ease the sufferings of people in need and Ms. Boroli is appointed Secretary General.
Graduated summa cum laude in 1981 at La Sapienza in Rome, Angelo Failla is the Director of IBM Foundation and Manager of Corporate Citizenship and Corporate Affairs of IBM Italia. From 1981 to 1985, he operates as researcher in the main social research and marketing companies. In 1985 he joins IBM Italia until 1989 when he passes to the Foundation where he is in charge of all activities. He has been lecturer for Siena, Padua, Milano Bicocca and Rome La Sapienza universities. In 2012 he has been awarded with the title “Maestro del Lavoro” from the Italian Labour Ministry. He has authored seven books and manifold articles for sector reviews.
Maria Cristina Ferradini, bornd in 1970 in Milan, is in charge of the Sustainability and Foundation of Vodafone Italia from 2010. After graduating in Law at Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore in Milan, she becomes lawyer in 1996. In 2000, she complets her LL.M. at the University of London. She starts working in Vodafone in 2003 as Head of Corporate Legal Affairs and New Business; previously she worked as Associate at Backer & McKenzie (1995–2001) and at Pedersoli e Associati (2001- 2003). In 2012 she is awarded the "Germoglio d’Oro" from Fondazione Marisa Bellisario pfor Vodafone Angel project, for women victims of stalking.
Graduated in Economics at Turin University, Guido Gubergia is president of Ersel, and represents the third generation guiding what was born as Studio Giubergia in 1936 - now a group with 200 employees. In 1993, he creates Fondazione Paideia working to achieve better life conditions for disadvantaged kids and families. From 2010 to 2013 he coordinates the Committee of Corporate Governance in Assogestioni. In 2010, to honor the memory and the commitment of former Ersel's president, he creates Fondazione Renzo Giubergia, which he leads to help and promote musical and arts talented young people.
Maurizia Iachino Leto di Priolo has worked in Executive Search for 20 years and since 2001 follows the development of corporate governance in Italy. From 1994 to 2001 she has been Partner & Senior Director of Spencer Stuart Italia. In 2001 she participates to the start up of GOVERNANCE Consulting, where she has been partner and in charge of Board Practice, on projects concerning Board Advisory, CEO research and Board Performance Review. In 2004 she created and co-founded Nedcommunity, the first Italian Associations of Independent Councillors. She is board member of Natuzzi Spa and of Fondazione del Teatro Parenti. Since 2012 she is president of OXFAM Italia. From 2001 to 2007 she was President of Save The Children Italia.
Secretary General of Fondazione Lang Italia since 2013, she manages the strategy and development of philanthropy advisory activities for grant-makers and philanthropists and the annual Lang Philanthropy Day. She began her career as and advisor on corporate social responsibility in 1997 at Gruppo Vita. She contributed to the creation of the first donor advised fund in Italy. For twenty years she has been a lecturer on corporate philanthropy and giving strategies for the community. She is member of the Advisory Board of Ashoka Italy and national councillor of Assifero. Graduated at Bocconi University, she was born in Milan in 1971.
Mario Morino is co-founder and chairman of Venture Philanthropy Partners and chairman of the Morino Institute. His career spans more than 40 years as entrepreneur, technologist, and civic and business leader. He also has a long history of civic engagement and philanthropy in the National Capital Region and more recently in Northeast Ohio. In the early 1970s, Mario co-founded and helped build the Legent Corporation, a software and services firm that became a market leader and one of the industry's 10 largest firms by the early 1990s. He retired from the private sector in 1992. Since then his focus has been almost exclusively in the nonprofit sector. Mario founded the Morino Institute in 1994 to stimulate innovation and entrepreneurship and advance a more effective philanthropy. In 2000, Mario co-founded Venture Philanthropy Partners as a philanthropic investment organization that concentrates investments of money, expertise, and contacts to improve the lives and boost the opportunities of children of low-income families in the National Capital Region.
Nando Pagnoncelli is President and CEO of Ipsos Italy, market research company with 210 employees and an turnover of 45 millions in 2012. He is a member of ESOMAR (European Society for Opinion and Marketing Research), Wapor (World Association for Public Opinion Research) and SISE (Società Italiana Studi Elettorali); from 2005 to 2008 he has been President of ASSIRM. From 2004 he lectures at the Department of Political Sciences of Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore. From 2009 he is the Scientific Director of the Course in Political Communication and Public Opinion at Università degli studi in Urbino.
Founder and President of AMI Trustee, Tiziano Tazzi has worked for thirty years as a manager in the financial and banking sector. He graduates in 1977 at Bocconi University and subsequently achieves an MBA at SDA bocconi. In 1982 he joind Citibank, then enters Eptaconsors as M&A Director in 1985. In 1987 he joins the BNL Group as Director of the Participatory Service. From 1995 to 1999 he is Director of Planning and Organizational Development in BNL Investments SIM, leaving it to found Natam SpA, an Internet start-up specialized in systems of data analysis and comparison. In 2010 he creates AMI Trustee, specialized in the management of internal trusts, and becomes trustee of the Lang Trust (internal non profit trust) that in 2011 gave birth to Fondazione Lang Italia.
Born in 1954, Vittorio E. Terzi graduates in Mechanic Engineering and obtains a master in Business Administration at SDA Bocconi. In 1980 he enters Citibank, working for leading construction and engineering firms. He joins McKinsey & Company in 1985, becomes partner in 1990 and Director in 1996. In 1988 he leads the creation of the new office in Rome and in 2004 he becomes Managing Partner of the Mediterranean Complex. In McKinsey Terzi contributed to the rebirth of leading Italian and European banks and companies, focusing on projects concerning strategy, growth, performance advancement, organization and corporate finance. Terzi is President of the American Chamber of Commerce in Italy. He authored several articles on Banking, Strategy, Economic Growth, Performance Management.
Lang Philanthropy Day
October 22nd 2013Programma (pdf)
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