Agenda

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8:00-8:45 Coffee – Registration
8:45-9:00 Welcome – Forum orientation
9:00-9:45 Plenary session #1: Climate & Sustainability Targets through Public Policy: Decarbonization, Circular Economy and post COP21

Marialuisa Tamborra, Deputy Head of Unit, DG Research Innovation, I1 Strategy – Directorate Climate Action & Resource Efficiency, European Commission, Belgium

9:45-10:30 Plenary session #2: Integrated Reporting – solution to global business challenges

Neil Stevenson, Managing Director, Global Implementation, International Integrated Reporting Council, UK

10:30-10:45 Coffee break
10:45-11:30 Workshop round #1
Workshop #1.1:

Capacity building ‘magic’ for sustainable enterprise

Sharon Jackson, Founder & Director, European Sustainability Academy (ESA)

Workshop #1.2:

How technology enables sustainability

Georgina Goff, Senior Director of Marketing, Communication and Corporate Citizenship, EMEA – Flex, Ireland

Workshop #1.3:

Redefining energy with innovation and sustainability

Toby Crewe, International Solutions Director, Energy & Sustainability Services, Schneider Electric, UK

11:30-11:45 Coffee break
11:45-12:30
Plenary session #3: Green Bonds – do they add value and latest developments

Eila Kreivi, Director, Head of Capital Markets Department, European Investment Bank, Luxembourg 

12:30-13:15

Plenary session #4: UN – Award Winning case study – How Walgreens Boots Alliance has successfully integrated SDGs into business operations

Giulia Ferrati, Corporate Social Responsibility Manager, Walgreens Boots Alliance, UK

13:15-14:15 Lunch break
14:15-15:00 Workshop round #2
Workshop #2.1:

Sustainability Innovation – Walking the Talk

Dr. Tim Lindsey, President and CEO, Highlander Innovation, USA

Workshop #2.2:

Leadership in Sustainability

Wayne Dunn, President & Founder, CSR Training Institute, Former Professor of Practice in Corporate Social Responsibility, McGill University / ISID, Canada

Workshop #2.3:

Our approach to responsible investing

Matthew Patsky, CFA Chief Executive Officer, Trillium Asset Management, USA

15:00-15:15 Coffee break
15:15-16:00 Workshop round #3
Workshop #3.1:

Credit Risk & Sustainability

Makis Tzeis, Managing Director, Atradius Credit Insurance

Workshop #3.2:

Sustainability Strategy from A-Z

Michael Spanos, Managing Director, Global Sustain Group

Workshop #3.3:

Sustainability Reporting through the GRI Standards: how and why?

Francesca Palamidessi, Coordinator Corporate and Stakeholder Relations, Global Reporting Initiative (GRI), Netherlands

16:00-16:15 Coffee break
16:15-17:00
Plenary session #5: Sustainability Indices – Elements of success

Martina MacPherson, Head of ESG Research & Analysis, S&P Global Ratings, Standard & Poor’s, UK

17:00-19:00 Cocktail reception – Networking