2019.05.28, Vilnius



"Partnering for Change Vilnius" is an international conference organised by Reach for Change Lithuania. This event will bring experts of social business and innovation, business, government representatives, and social innovators together to discuss what is the best way to collectively move from partnerships to scaling impact.

"Partnering for Change Vilnius" is designed to reach three main goals:

1.Share the best and most inspiring good practice examples of fruitful partnerships
2.Ease the anxiousness of initiating new partnerships and scaling social innovation with workshops
3.Encourage new partnerships by providing fun, but important cross-sectional networking opportunities  


Conference program


09:00 - 10:00 - Welcome & Registration


10:00 - 11:30 From Partnerships to Collective Impact:

Kristin Siil / Fridays for Future

Kristina Wicksell / Make Equal

Henri & Helena / Minduu

Panel discussion

Moderator Marie-Louise Harritso, Director Northern Europe Reach for Change


Jakob Kiefer, Ambassador for Sustainable Business (CSR), Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Sweden

Inga Rudzinskaite, Adviser at Norwegian Embassy in Lithuania

Eitvydas Bingelis, Vice-Minister of Social Security and Labour


11:30 - 12:00 -  Coffee & Networking


12:00 - 13:20 Workshops

  • Malin Dahlberg Markstedt / Save the Children Sweden:  How to Ensure Principles of Children’s Rights in Business?

Presented by Embassy of Sweden in Vilnius

  • Rytis Meškauskas /  Digital Academy: How to Accelerate Change With Digital Tools?

Presented by Google Digital Garage

  • Daniel Hires: How to Scale your Impact?

Presented by the EEA and Norway Grants


13:20 - 14:20 - Lunch & Networking


14:20 - 15:45 Scaling the Impact of Social Innovation

Solveiga Sama /  The Young folks

Kadri Haljas /  Triumf Health

Thor Thorøe /  Social Foodies

Panel discussion

Moderator Sofia Breitholtz, CEO of Reach for Change


Andrius Baranauskas, TELE2, Director Corporate Communication Baltics  

Helen Nilsson, Director, Nordic Council of Ministers Office in Lithuania

Laura Blaževičiūtė, CEO TV3 Lithuania 


15:45-17:00- Reflecting & Networking

Simultaneous Interpretation will be provided. 

The conference is inspired by United  Nations’ Agenda 2030 and focuses on Sustainable Development Goal 17: Strengthen the means of implementation and revitalize the global partnership for sustainable development.
Partnerships with a foundation of shared values, principles and goals help to move towards achieving ambitious Agenda 2030 goals in local, national, and international levels.

This year, "Partnering for Change Vilnius" will be focusing on collaboration in Baltic and Nordic regions. The conference is made out of two sessions with inspiring speakers, expert panel discussions and hands-on workshops provided by partners.


Register here