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Marcello Palazzi

Co-Founder, B Lab


Marcello Palazzi, BSc MSc MBA, philanthropreneur, founder president, Progressio Foundation and co-founder, B Lab Europe, among many other public-good ventures. Marcello coined the notions of “civic” enterprise, economy and leadership in the late 80s. Since then, he has initiated or been involved in 300 “civic” projects in 33 countries, partnering with UN agencies, governments, foundations, corporations and NGOs. Several projects have led to the creation of independent organizations, such as ResponsAbility AG, The Copenhagen Centre, The Bremen Initiative, The New Academy of Business, Social Venture Network Europe, Tällberg Forum, Springtide Festival, etc. Marcello's Alma Maters: London School of Economics, London Business School, Erasmus University, Harvard University.