Athens, October 3
ATHENS, GREECE, Sep. 05 /CSRwire/ - Global Sustain is pleased to announce the Sustainability Forum 2014, a training, networking and professional development event that is scheduled to take place at the Center of Sustainable Entrepreneurship Excelixi , on October 3.
Prominent international speakers will take part in this event, revealing fresh perspectives on sustainability issues and sharing their hands-on expertise and experience with the delegates, through specialised workshops and plenary sessions.
Workshops are expected to cover among others the following topics:
How GRI can meet the new EU non-financial reporting ‘report or explain’ framework, G4 materiality analysis, an introduction to CSR & sustainability, cultivating the next generation leaders (DOW case study), how business is redefining value, the leadership agility factor, impact entrepreneurship and sustainability, empowering stakeholders to make sustainable business happen, emerging global sustainable development framework, Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and partnerships, green sustainability credentials through the climate change and environment related international standards, empowering teams to bring sustainability initiatives, FSC certified printed material.
Among confirmed trainers are:
Panagiotis Louizos: Corporate & Stakeholder Relations Planner, Global Reporting Initiative
Kiara Konti: Manager, Climate Change and Sustainability Services, EY
Michael Spanos: Managing Partner, Global Sustain
Dr. Despina Anastasiou: General & Country Manager Dow Greece and Cyprus
Aris Vrettos: Director, The Prince of Wales’s Business and Sustainability Programme / Development Director, CISL Open Programmes, University of Cambridge, Institute for Sustainability Leadership
Georgia Kartsanis: CEO, SARGIA Partners & President, CEO Clubs SE Europe
Nadine Cino: CEO and co-Inventor, Tyga-Box and Tyga-Trax Systems
Aoife Connaughton: Director of Client Delivery, 2degrees
Dr. George Kostakos: Independent Consultant on UN affairs, Executive Director, Foundation for Global Governance and Sustainability (FOGGS), Adjunct Program Director, Salzburg Global Seminar, Senior Adviser on Global Governance and Sustainability, The Hague Institute for Global Justice
Dr. Karampasis Ioannis: Chairman of the Board, Green Evolution SA, Ramona da Gama, Business coach: Expert in sales, revenue generation and equity build
Ramona da Gama: Business coach, Expert in sales, revenue generation and equity build
Félix Romero Cañizares, Regional Director for Europe at FSC International
The Sustainability Forum 2014, brings together high-level professionals from a wide range of functions actively engaged in key roles such as: general managers, process managers, sustainability professionals, CSR practitioners and managers, HR managers, PR specialists, marketing managers, communication experts, investors, environmental engineers, sustainability analysts, IT engineers, climate change project managers, legal advisors, management systems auditors, quality assurance specialists, NGO staff and students.
For further information, agenda, speakers and trainers, participation fees and form and sponsorship opportunities, please visit: http://sustainabilityforum.gr/ .
Certifications of attendance will be provided to participants.
For sponsorship opportunities please contact Mr. Michael Spanos at Global Sustain (Tel.: +30 210 927 1116 or E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org).
About Global Sustain
Founded in 2006, Global Sustain with offices in Athens, Brussels, Colombo, London and Melbourne, creates awareness and inspires and supports companies and organisations to embody sustainability, through advisory, communications, networking and training, with a focus on the people-planet-profit philosophy. Its members include corporations, non-governmental and non-profit organisations, municipalities and local authorities, educational foundations, media, professional bodies, think tanks and other public or private entities. Global Sustain is a signatory to the Ten Principles of the UN Global Compact, to Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI), a GRI Data Partner and Organisational Stakeholder (OS), an affiliated member of the Academy of Business in Society, collaborates with CSRwire and Ethical Performance, and donates a percentage of its annual pre-tax earnings to help fund innovative, not-for-profit projects that make an impact. www.globalsustain.org.
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