President and CEO of illycaffè
BACKGROUND / Academic and professional background
- Advanced degree in chemistry at the University of Trieste (Italy)
– Master Executive degree from at SDA-Bocconi in Milan (Italy)
– Advanced Management Program at Harvard Business School (Usa)
– Executive Program at the Singularity University of Silicon Valley (Usa)
Andrea Illy’s leadership in responsible business practices was recognized when illycaffè was named one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies by Ethisphere Institute.
ACHIEVEMENT / What is the project / initiative / startup / company you will be presenting at the LHFORUM all about ?
Positive Economy Models at Global Level and Social Impact Metrics
LOCATION / In which part of the world do you conduct your activities?
illycaffè is based in Trieste ( Italy) and produces and markets in over 140 countries only one blend of high quality coffee, made of nine kinds of pure Arabica.
IMPACT / What is the positive economic, social, political, environmental impact of the activity, project / initiative / startup / company?
The unsustainability of the contemporary world is under everybody’s eyes. We must build a new world based on altruism and on resource conservation.
QUOTE / A saying, quote or reference phrase that tells something about you
illycaffe is a stakeholder company that pursues the economic, social and environmental sustainability, with the aim of improving the quality of life of its stakeholders.