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Wayne Visser

Established entrepreneur, writer, speaker and futurist, Wayne Visser is an expert on sustainability and social responsibility. A keynote speaker, adept in educating audiences on making a difference, business frontiers and engaging in social responsibility. Erudite and engaging, Wayne's speech will revolutionise and streamline the workplace, captivating listeners and helping unlock change through innovation. 

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Wayne Visser Biography

Founder and CEO of CSR International, Wayne Visser is author of eight books on the role of business in society. He is a captivating keynote speaker on sustainability and corporate social responsibility issues and is a Senior Associate and Internal Examiner at the University of Cambridge Programme for Sustainability Leadership.

Wayne’s professional life began as a  strategy analyst with CAP Gemini in Johannesburg, and he was subsequently responsible for setting up and co-ordinating the activities of SANE (The South African New Economics) to promote a socially just and environmentally sustainable economy in South Africa; Editing the newsletter and writing a weekly online economics column.

Before completing his PhD in Corporate Social Responsibility, Wayne was Director of Sustainability Services for KPMG. His other qualifications include an MSc in Human Ecology from Edinburgh...

Founder and CEO of CSR International, Wayne Visser is author of eight books on the role of business in society. He is a captivating keynote speaker on sustainability and corporate social responsibility issues and is a Senior Associate and Internal Examiner at the University of Cambridge Programme for Sustainability Leadership.

Wayne’s professional life began as a  strategy analyst with CAP Gemini in Johannesburg, and he was subsequently responsible for setting up and co-ordinating the activities of SANE (The South African New Economics) to promote a socially just and environmentally sustainable economy in South Africa; Editing the newsletter and writing a weekly online economics column.

Before completing his PhD in Corporate Social Responsibility, Wayne was Director of Sustainability Services for KPMG. His other qualifications include an MSc in Human Ecology from Edinburgh University and a Bachelor of Business Science in Marketing from Cape Town University.

He then moved to the University of Cambridge Programme for Sustainability Leadership as Senior Associate and Internal Examiner, and had previously held positions in the same place as Research Director and External Examiner.

Wayne has written numerous articles, papers and lectures, and has voiced his profound messages on radio stations and TV channels around the world. Listed in the Top 100 Global Sustain Ability Leaders; Listed in the Top 100 Thought Leaders in Europe & the Middle East 2011 (by the Centre for Sustainability & Excellence and Trust Across America); Winner of the Outstanding Author Contribution Award at the Emerald Literati Network Awards for Excellence 2011 and recipient of the Outstanding Teacher Award of The Warwick MBA 2010/11 (University of Warwick), Wayne is a prolific and highly regarded expert in his field.

His 'Sustainable Frontiers' book and keynote focusses on unlocking change through business, leadership & innovation.

Wayne is the author/editor of numerous books, including many on the role of business in society:

• Landmarks for Sustainability: Events and Initiatives That Changed our World (author,I Am An African: Selected Africa Poems by Wayne Visser
• Making a Difference: Purpose-Inspired Leadership for Corporate Sustainability & Responsibility (CSR)
• The A to Z of Corporate Social Responsibility: A Complete Reference Guide to Concepts, Codes and Organisations (co-editor)
• Corporate Citizenship in Africa: Lessons from the Past, Paths to the Future (co-editor)
• Business Frontiers: Social Responsibility, Sustainable Development and Economic Justice
• South Africa: Reasons to Believe
• Beyond Reasonable Greed: Why Sustainable Business is a Much Better Idea

Speaking Topics

Wayne Visser, Founder and CEO of CSR International, is a keynote speaker of the highest calibre.

  • The Changing Role of the Sustainable Development Professional
  • CSR and the Financial Crisis,
  • Critical Issues in CSR
  • The Evolution of Corporate Sustainability & Responsibility
  • CSR 2.0
  • Sustainable Development: Achieving Long Term Achievable Results for Your Company
  • The Business Case for Corporate Social Responsibility
  • The A to Z of Corporate Social Responsibility

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