GERMANY – Vok Dams China supports BMW Foundation Herbert Quandt
More than 300 executive managers from 48 countries participated in the 4th World
Young Leaders Forum, which took place in Beijing from the 19th until the 23rd of
September this year.
The Forum looked into questions of sustainability and of qualitative growth both in
China and the world. Moreover, the BMW Foundation wanted to specifically mobilize
the experiences and resources of the assembled managers, politicians, scientists,
journalists and social entrepreneurs.
An exciting task for the event specialists of the Chinese office of Vok Dams in Beijing.
They ensured an impressive, emotional finale of the World Young Leaders Forum
and were also responsible for the organization, design, action program and guest
The participants’ keen interest until to the early hours of the morning shows that the
concept of Vok Dams China and the BMW Foundation worked out: mobilization of the
executive managers and new commitment through personal and creative contacts.
The World Young Leaders Forum is an initiative of the BMW Foundation Herbert
Quandt. The BMW Foundation inspires and supports people, to commit themselves
to contribute to the common welfare and to a sustainable society. This is why the
Foundation works with partners across the world and across sector boundaries, to
jointly look for innovative approaches in politics, economy and society.
Topics of the Forum in Beijing were society’s answers to China’s challenges.
Approaches for the transition from a quantitative to a qualitative growth were especially
in the focus: a task, which not just China but the whole world faces.