Miguel Angel Gardetti, Ph.D. he has been the head of Center for Study of Corporate Sustainability (IESC) since its foundation in 2002, and he has also holds the same position at the Center for Study of Sustainable Luxury. He is head professor in MBA and master’s programs both in Argentina and abroad. He has provided training within frameworks of executive education and in house programmes to CEOs and Corporate Managers both from domestic and multinational companies in Argentina and Latin America.
Besides, for his academic contributions in the field –he was editor and co-editor of several books published in the USA and the UK-, he was granted the “Sustainable Leadership Award” in the category: “academia” in Bombay (India) in February, 2015.
He was the creator of the Sustainable Luxury Award in Latin America, an initiative that has been held by 8 editions.
He was a member of the United Nations Global Compact Promoting Group in Argentina and a member of its governance body -the Board of the Argentine Chapter of The Global Compact- for two consecutive terms. He was co-founder of the Global Compact Chair in Argentina, and he was also part of the task force that developed the “Management Responsible Education Principles” of the United Nations Global Compact.
He has also coordinated tasks for the Inter-American Development Bank, the International Finance Corporation (private sector arm of the World Bank), the Netherlands Development Organisation, the United Nations (New York), and the World Resources Institute (USA).