Building Competitiveness in Green Energy. The Case of Wind-Parks in Oaxaca, Mexico

On 28 May, 2014 Jacobo Ramirez will present his newly developed teaching case "Vestas and the indigenous communities in Oaxaca Mexico: Clean Energy Gets Messy".

Wednesday, May 28, 2014 - 16:00 to 18:00

The Competitive Platform and the Centre for Business and Development Studies (CBDS) at Copenhagen Business School (CBS), in collaboration with the Embassy of Mexico in Denmark and the International Work Group for Indigenous Affairs (IWGIA) invite you to the seminar.

Background and purpose
The Mexican Energy Reform (January 2014) is attracting increasing interest from business and political leaders. It is expected that new opportunities for public and private sectors in the development of Mexico’s energy sector. However, little has been discussed in relation to consultation with local communities, when developing megaprojects that might affect them.

The objective of this seminar is to present the Mexican Energy Reform, and discuss the relevance of the Convention 169 — International Labour Organisation (ILO), in relation to green-energy projects in Mexico.

16:00 Welcome to CBS by Dorte Salskov-Iversen, Head of Department – Dept. of Intercultural Communication and Management CBS Vice President for International Affairs

16:10 Presentation of the Centre for Business and Development Studies (CBDS) Michael Wendelboe Hansen, Director of the CBDS and Jacobo Ramirez, Assistant Professor

16:25 Keynote Speech: Green Energy and Energy Reform in Mexico H.E. Ambassador José Ignacio Madrazo Bolívar, Ambassador of Mexico in Denmark

16:45 Keynote Speech: The relation between International Business and the Convention 169 (ILO) Lola García-Alix & Alejandro Parellada, IWGIA

17:00 Keynote Speech: Vestas Case in Oaxaca, Mexico Jacobo Ramirez, Assistant Professor

17:15 Keynote Speech: Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights. Implementing the United Nations Protect, Respect and Remedy Framework TO BE CONFIRMED

17:30 Questions and answers session Moderated by: Jacobo Ramirez

18:00 Wine and Networking


The case is part of the Free CBS Case Collection on Responsible Management

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