Agenda 2019


8:00-8:45 Coffee – Registration
8:45-9:15 Welcome – Forum orientation
9:15-09:45 Unilever’s Sustainable Living Plan 

Annick Boyen, VP Sustainable Business, Communications and External Affairs EU, Unilever, Netherlands

9:45-10:15 Diversity, Inclusion and Sustainability – Innovating for Better Worlds!

Ilene C. Wasserman, President, ICW Consulting Group, Lead Executive Coach and Learning Director: McNulty Leadership Program at the Wharton School University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA

10:15-10:45 The GRI Update: Aligning Reporting Frameworks and the Digital Transformation

Kristin Dypdahl, Corporate & Stakeholder Engagement Coordinator at Global Reporting Initiative (GRI), Netherlands

10:45-11:00 Coffee break
11:00-11:30 Sustainability in the Boardroom

Anuj Saush, Senior Sustainability Researcher, The Conference Board, Belgium

11:30-12:00 Do Well & Do Good: is it possible? 

Deppie Tzimea, Corporate Communications Executive Director, OTE Group, Greece

12:00-12:30 Social Return on Investment (SROI): Best practices and latest trends

Jeremy Nicholls,  Founder & Chairman Social Value International, Founder Social Value UK, UK

12:30-12:45 Coffee break  
12:45-13:15 We need to talk: Driving Long-term Value Through the Investor Corporate Dialogue

Matt Patsky, CEO, Trillium Asset Management, USA

13:15-13:45 Update on the EU Sustainable Finance

Michael Spanos, Managing Director, Global Sustain Group, Greece

13:45-14:15 Sustainable Infrastructure and Climate Change Resilience

Heather Morgan, Sustainability and Risk Management Lead, AECOM, USA

14:15-15:15 Lunch break  
15:15-15:45 Contributing to Sustainable Development to Help Ensure a Bright Future for our Planet

Brian Kellogg, Senior Manager, Corporate EHS – North American Automotive Division, AGC, USA

15:45-16:15 Financing Sustainability with ESG Impact: The Role of European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD)

Maya Hennerkes, ESG Sector Lead for Financial Intermediaries at European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), UK

16:15-16:45 Panel Discussion: Redefining the Purpose of a Corporation

Thought Igniters:

Georgia Kartsanis, Founder & CEO SARGIA Partners, Founder & President CEO Clubs Greece and Your Directors Club

Dr. Bruce Piasecki, Founder & President, AHC Group

16.45-17.00 Conclusion – Forum Evaluation  
17:00-19:00 Cocktail reception – Networking