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Global Sustain announces Sustainability Forum 2014

Athens, October 3

Submitted by: Global Sustain Limited (Ltd.)

Categories: Events, Sustainability

Posted: Sep 05, 2014 – 07:47 AM EST


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: michael.spanos@globalsustain.org).


  • Gold Sponsor: Alpha Bank
  • Supporters: Gilead, European Reliance, Swarovski, Manifest, Papadopoulos Biscuits, Divani Collection
  • Graphic Design Partner: Greenmind Advertising
  • Web & Social Media Partner: Think +
  • Carbon Offset Partner: Green Evolution
  • Printing Partner: PressiousArvanitidis
  • Venue Sponsor: Center of Sustainable Entrepreneurship Excelixi
  • Airline Partner: AirFrance KLM
  • Media Partners: G&A Governance & Accountability Institute, ethical performance, asianNGO, Direction Publications, CSR Review, csrnews.gr, csrweek, Boussias Communications, Marketing Week, Daily Fax, Plant Management.
  • Under the auspices of: City of Athens Convention and Visitors Bureau


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.

For more information, please contact:

Michael Spanos Managing Partner
Phone: +30 210 927 1116
Fax: +30 210 927 1119
Twitter: @GlSustain
Constantina Batsari Stakeholder Relations
Phone: +30 210 927 1118
Fax: +30 210 927 1119
Twitter: @GlSustain

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Global Sustain Limited (Ltd.)


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