Competence Center for Sustainability Transformation and Responsibility (STaR)

Responsible leadership during the corona crisis


STaR held its second annual event at the WU Matters WU Talks public lecture series. . .

Throughout the COVID-19 crisis, we have seen examples of people from all walks of life demonstrating exemplary leadership – and we have seen decision-makers fail miserably. In all these cases, there are important lessons to be learned. In this second annual STaR-hosted event at the WU Matters WU Talks series, we took a chance to discuss what leadership in a crisis really meant and to identify best practices to help us be better prepared for future crises, as well as an opportunity to celebrate the many everyday leaders who emerged from this crisis and demonstrated responsible leadership.

Recording of the Livestream session is available on Youtube:


Günter K. Stahl,Co-Director, Competence Center STaRCo-Director, Competence Center STaR

Panel discussion:

Karin Apjarova, Marketing Director, EMEA Key Accounts at Oracle

Alpaslan Deliloglu, CEO & CSO, IKEA GmbH Austria

Wolfgang Höpler, Specialist in Infectious Diseases

Martha Krumpeck, Molecular biologist, climate activist, Extinction Rebellion Austria

Lars Maydell, Executive Coach & Trusted Business Advisor, Maydell Advice GmbH


Milda Zilinskaite, Senior Scietist & Manager at STaR

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