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Agenda 2016

8:00-8:45 Coffee – Registration  
8:45-9:00 Welcome – Forum orientation  
9:00-9:45 Plenary session #1:Αnthropocene, sustainability and the role of businesses

Aris Vrettos, Director of The Prince of Wales’s Business and Sustainability Programme, Director of Open Programmes, University of Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership (CISL)

9:45-10:30 Plenary session #2: Sustainable capitalism and creating shared value. Doing more with teams

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

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

Managing up sustainability strategy to senior executives

Dr. Jeremy Pearce, Research Associate, Global Sustain 

Workshop #1.2:

EY’s Total Value; Measurement and valuation of extra financial aspects of value creation

Kiara Konti, Climate Change and Sustainability Services, EY

Workshop #1.3:

Enabling and tracking progress in the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs): The SDG Compass

Shivani Rajpal, Deputy Director Services, GRI

11:30-11:45 Coffee break  
11:45-12:30 Plenary session #3: The global framework for sustainable consumption and production

Dr. Christian Avérous, Economist, Former Head of the Environmental Performance and Information, OECD

12:30-13:15 Plenary session #4: Measuring sustainability with the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices

Alka Banerjee, Managing Director, S&P Dow Jones Indices 

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

Resilience and sustainability: The two sides of the same coin

John Zeppos, FBCI Managing Director Resilience Guard GmbH

Workshop #2.2:

How well is your sustainability data and technology working for you? Measure, manage, and innovate with intent

Todd Fein, Chief Executive Officer, Green Diamond, LLC

Workshop #2.3:

Public affairs & sustainability strategies for growth. Adapt or fail?

Sebastian Fairhurst, Head of Public Policy Germany, Santander Consumer Bank AG

Yannis Salavopoulos, Managing Director, Global Sustain GmbH & Group Head Int. Affairs

15:00-15:15 Coffee break  
15:15-16:00 Plenary session #5: Corporate Social Responsibility: Perspectives from an international financial institution

Tero Pietila, Head of Division Corporate Social Responsibility, European Investment Bank

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

Integrating ESG issues in investment decision – making

Gabriel Karageorgiou Head of Client Services, Partner, Arabesque Partners

Workshop #3.2:

Transposing the EU directive on the disclosure of non-financial information into national law: The case of Greece

Gerasimos Georgopoulos, Head on Institutional Regulations (Company Law) & Business Registry (GEMI), Ministry of Economy, Development & Tourism, General Secretariat of Commerce & Consumer Protection, D.G. Market, D. Enterprises & Business Registry (GEMI)

Workshop #3.3:

Integrating materiality assessment into Enterprise Risk Management

Stavroula Aggelopoulou, Corporate Responsibility Senior Manager, OTE Group

Costas Provataris, Enterprise Risk Management Senior Manager, OTE Group

17:00-19:00 Cocktail reception – Networking