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Agenda 2015

8:00-9:00 Coffee – Registration
9:00-10:30 Plenary session #1: Sustainable Development Goals: Driving Business Innovation

 Michael Spanos, Managing Partner, Global Sustain

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

The Unilever Sustainable Living Plan

Mina Valavani Head of Sustainability, CSR & Media Relations Manager for Elais-Unilever Hellas


Workshop #1.2:

An overview of CSR & Sustainability

Michael Spanos, Managing Partner, Global Sustain

Workshop #1.3:

Waste Management and achieving the Circular Economy

Vanya Veras, Secretary General, Municipal Waste Europe

11:30-11:45 Coffee break
11:45-13:15 Plenary session #2: New World Companies: ESG Measures in Stock Values and Trends

Bruce Piasecki, President and Founder, AHC Group, Inc.

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

Delivering Social and Business Value by connecting society and business – BT plc

John Perkins Programme Manager Sustainable Business Team, BT plc

Workshop #2.2:

How to finance corporate sustainability projects through Horizon 2020 & other EU Grants. Reference on case studies

Manuel Lianos, LNE Group’s European Director

Yannis Salavopoulos, Sustainability Policy Expert & Honorary Advisor at IISM

Workshop #2.3:

Sustainable Consumption and Production

Spyros Kouvelis, Senior Advisor to the UN

15:00-15:15 Coffee break
15:15-16:00 Plenary session #3: How GRI is empowering sustainable decisions. An update on G4 and the GRI Corporate Leadership Groups on integrated reporting and Reporting 2025

Panagiotis Louizos, Senior Coordinator Planning & Strategy, GRI

16:00-16:15 Coffee break
16:15-17:00 Workshop round #3
Workshop #3.1:

Energy Efficiency directive and ISO50001

Dimitris Ioannou, Sales Manager, Energy & Sustainability Services, Schneider Electric

Workshop #3.2:

Responsible Investment, Investor Engagement & Corporate Governance 

Athanasia Karananou, Investor Engagements Senior Manager, PRI

Workshop #3.3:

From cause marketing to making good marketing: Doing well by doing good for good reasons

Thanos Belalidis, Partner and Head of Communication Services at Sympraxis Team 

17:00-19:00 Cocktail reception – Networking