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Stefanie KOCH CSR/SD Coordination, Holcim Group Support Ltd, Zürich

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 Stefanie Koch holds a Diploma in Communication, a M.A. in Political Science from the University of Munich and a M.P.S. in International Development from Cornell University
 Prior to this appointment, Koch was affiliated with the Harvard Institute for International Development and served as a consultant for different World Bank and UNDP development projects, mainly in Vietnam, focusing on participatory methods of development, empowerment, gender equality and poverty reduction
2001 Koch joined Holcim, one of the world's largest suppliers of cement, concrete and aggregates. Kochs responsibilities as a Corporate Social Responsibility manager include the worldwide implementation of the group CSR approach, the development of CSR projects as well as implementation support and their monitoring and implementation

Publications

Koch, Stefanie, "The Relevance of Public-Private Partnerships for the Private Sector and Partnership Experiences at Holcim". Schweiz. Jahrbuch für Schweizerische Entwicklungspolitik, IUED, Geneva, 2005
Koch, Stefanie, "Empowerment trhough Cross-Sector Partnerships: A Role for Participatory Action Research", Partnership Matters, The Partnering Initiative, Cambridge University, 2005
Koch, Stefanie & Bui Linh Nguyen, "Child Malnutrition". In: Living Standards during an economic boom: the case of Vietnam, edited by D. Haughton, J. Haughton and Nguyen Phong, UNDP and General Statistical Office, Hanoi, Statistical Publishing House, Hanoi, Vietnam, 2004
Glewwe, Paul & Koch, Stefanie, "The Impact of Income Growth and Provision of Health-Care Services on Child Malnutrition in Vietnam", Royal Economic Society Annual Conference 2003 88, Royal Economic Society, 2003

Awards

Fellow, Sustainable Communities Leadership Progr.(SCLP) 2001
Travel Grant, M.Einaudi Ctr. for Intl. Studies, Cornell, 2001
ASA Scholarship (Carl Duisberg Foundation, Bonn), 1999