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Global Sustain

Global Sustain

Member: Platinum
Since: 26.02.2006
People | Planet | Profit

10 John Street, WC1N 2EB London, United Kingdom

Global Sustain delivers 2019 Sustainability Forum

10.10.2019 Share

The “Sustainability Forum 2019”, a training, networking and professional development event, took place on October 4 for the eighth consecutive year. The event was organized by Global Sustain and was held at the Electra Palace Athens Hotel. 

For another year, world renowned speakers and sustainable development experts from high profile organizations participated in the event and through special sessions, shared their knowledge and experience with the attendees. The following organizations were represented: Unilever, ICW Consulting Group, GRI, The Conference Board, OTE Group, Social Value UK, Trillium Asset Management, AECOM, AGC, EBRD, Sargia Partners and AHC Group. Attendees had the opportunity to be informed about critical issues but also about international trends while networking.

Among topics discussed were:
Unilever’s Sustainable Living Plan
Diversity, Inclusion and Sustainability – Innovating for Better Worlds!
The GRI Update: Aligning Reporting Frameworks and the Digital Transformation
Sustainability in the Boardroom
Do Well & Do Good: is it possible?
Social Return on Investment (SROI): Best practices and latest trends
We need to talk: Driving Long-term Value Through the Investor Corporate Dialogue
Update on the EU Sustainable Finance
Sustainable Infrastructure and Climate Change Resilience
Contributing to Sustainable Development to Help Ensure a Bright Future for our Planet
Financing Sustainability with ESG Impact: The Role of European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD)
Redefining the Purpose of a Corporation

Τhe SF Tour was held for another year, offering participants a complete sustainability experience through educational activities, networking and leisure. This year's destination was Peloponnese and participants had the opportunity to visit Epidaurus, Mycenae, the Olive Oil Museum, hike the Parnonas Mountain, visit old hydro mills for wheat production and finally, Nafplio, the first capital of Greece.

The next Sustainability Forum will be held on October 2, 2020.

For more information about the event, please visit

Supporters & Sponsors:

Sponsors: Alpha Bank, Coca-Cola, ICAP Group, Trillium Asset Management
Supporters: bwin, Elbisco, European Reliance
Coffee Sponsor: Nespresso
Beer Sponsor: Athenian Brewery
Cocktail Sponsor: Gancia
Academic Sponsor: MBA International
Digital Partner: Generation-Y
Graphic Design Partner: Greenmind
Printing Partner: Pressious Arvanitidis
Carbon Offset Partner: Green Evolution
Conference Experience Partner: Conferience
Web Partner: Think Plus
Communication Partners: ΑΝΤ1, Asian NGO,,,, CSRweek, Daily Fax, ECOzen, Ethos Media, Marketing Week,, Plant, Re:CSR,,,, ΧΡΗΜΑ
Institutional Partners: American-Hellenic Chamber of Commerce, Union of Listed Companies, Alliance for Greece, Hellenic- Dutch Association of Commerce & Industry, CEO Clubs, Hellenic Advertisers Association

About Global Sustain
Founded in 2006, Global Sustain with offices in Athens, Berlin, Brussels, London, New York and Nicosia, 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 the Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI), a GRI Data Partner and Organisational Stakeholder (OS), an affiliated member of the Academy of Business in Society, TCFD, Social Value International, Institute of Directors, CEO Clubs and EFQM.