Business and Society Program

First Movers Summit I: Building Connections, Amplifying Impact


The Aspen Institute Business and Society Program hosted the first ever First Movers Summit in Aspen, Colorado on October 5-7, 2012. This weekend event brought together First Mover Fellows and other invited experts in the field of social intrapreneurship.

Social intrapreneurship is growing in importance as expectations increase for companies to create long-term value for all of their stakeholders and to work efficiently and effectively across sectors.

In weekend workshops, Fellows and invited guests shared knowledge about how social intrapreneurs are changing the game in business and developed approaches for amplifying their impact.

Summit Outcomes

Click here to view the Summit report which highlights the goals and key takeaways from this inaugural convening.

FM Summit I Report

In the video below, Fellows and other Summit participants offer their advice to aspiring social intrapreneurs.

Agenda and Event

View the Summit's program here, which includes the agenda and participants bios.

Watch video clips of a couple sessions by clicking on the links below:

If you are interested in learning more about the First Movers Summit, please contact Trisha King.

Special thanks to our Corporate Sponsors for their support of the Summit!


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