Newsletter 197
Tuesday, February 4, 2014

Global Sustain 'Yearbook 2013/14 - Beyond borders'

Participations from high-profile global οrganisations

 

The forthcoming Global Sustain Yearbook 2013/14 is rapidly gaining momentum. The 7th Yearbook is a highly-respected, international multi-stakeholder album with a global audience of key stakeholders and distribution in over 50 countries.

This year, Global Sustain having chosen for its 7th Yearbook the theme "Beyond Borders" is expecting a total of 40 guest authors (leading CEOs, top policy makers and world-renown experts) and 25 participating corporations (sustainability leaders in their line(s) of business) from around the world to confirm their space in the new Yearbook.

 

Some of the confirmed international guest authors and organisations to date, include:

·       H.E. Abdalla S. El-Badri, Secretary General, OPEC, Austria

·       Mukhisa Kituyi, Secretary-General, UN Conference on Trade and Development, Switzerland

·       Koji Sekimizu, Secretary-General, UN International Maritime Organisation, U.K.

·       Taleb Rifai, Secretary-General, UN World Tourism Organisation, Spain

·       Robert-Jan Smits, Director General, European Commission DG Research & Innovation, Belgium

·       Margareta Drzeniek-Hanouz, Director, Head of Competitiveness Research, Roberto Crotti, Quantitative Economist & Manager, Global Competitiveness and Benchmarking Network, World Economic Forum, Switzerland

·       Kelly Bricker, Chair of the Board of Directors, The Global Sustainable Tourism Council (GSTC), U.S.A.

·       Mardi McBrien, Managing Director, Climate Disclosure Standards Board, U.K.

·       Mike Herrington, Executive Director, Global Entrepreneurship Research Association, South Africa

·       Andreas Andreadis, CEO, Association of Greek Tourism Enterprises, Greece

·       Ron Cörvers, Director, International Centre for Integrated Assessment and Sustainable Development (ICIS), Maastricht University, The Netherlands

·       Mari Kuraishi, Dennis Whittle, Co-Founders, Global Giving Foundation, U.S.A.

·       KoAnn Vikoren Skrzyniarz, Founder & CEO, Sustainable Brands, U.S.A.

·       Joseph Mancuso, CEO, CEO CLUBS International, U.S.A.

·       Jeffrey D. Klein, President & CEO, The Global FoodBanking Network, U.S.A.

·       Renate Christ, Secretary, The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), Switzerland

·       Sune Skadegaard Thorsen, CEO & Senior Partner, GLOBAL CSR, Denmark

·       Elizabeth Filippouli, Founder & CEO, Global Thinkers Forum, U.K.

Click here to learn more and express your interest to participate.

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Vodafone Greece will suspend the call barring process for outgoing or incoming calls to support its tariff plan subscribers up to February 28, 2014

24.01.2014

The savings that will be reached should be between 10% and 15%, and the investments needed are expected to be paid back in three years

24.01.2014

A project led in partnership with CEMEP-Gimélec, Eaton, Emerson, Legrand, PEPecopassport, SGS and Socomec

23.01.2014

2013 ended with both OTE and COSMOTE being awarded three prizes at the Environmental Awards 2014 for their environmental initiatives

23.01.2014

2013 ended with both OTE and COSMOTE being awarded three prizes at the Environmental Awards 2014 for their environmental initiatives

23.01.2014

In 2009, Coca-Cola set a goal that 100% of its new coolers and vending machines will be HFC-free by 2015 with support from Greenpeace

23.01.2014

Schneider Electric’s sustainable development strategy is recognised for the third consecutive year

23.01.2014

The action took place via the program "Asfalistikos Goneas"

23.01.2014

HYGEIA and MITERA hospitals donated 60 Golden Crest trees to the Regional Unit of Rhodes

04.02.2014

Greek factory activity grew in January, a survey showed, marking its first expansion since the country's debt problems came to light in 2009

30.01.2014

There is now one country in the world where wind energy is the primary electricity source - you'd expect it to be Denmark, but it's Spain

28.01.2014

In this newly created role, John will be instrumental in leading EY's efforts to achieve its ambition of having the world's best professional services brand

24.01.2014

The recently launched Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) G4 Guidelines require an increased focus on sustainability throughout the supply chain

24.01.2014

Having set a high standard, we can now influence countries like the U.S.A. and China ahead of 2015's critical global climate talks

21.01.2014

A joint meeting of the Parliament’s environment and industry committees

22.01.2014

The framework aims to drive continued progress towards a low-carbon economy and a competitive and secure energy system that ensures affordable energy for all consumers

22.01.2014

Forthcoming evaluation deadlines are January 31, February 28 and March 28, 2014 (Final deadline)

21.01.2014

To Develop Responsible Business Best Practice Toolkit for Land, Real Estate and Construction Sector

03.02.2014

One in five respondents have seen financial manipulation occurring in their companies

03.02.2014

This report covers research conducted to assess the current state of external assurance of sustainability reporting in the USA

03.02.2014

This report is an overall assessment of the adequacy of whistleblower protection laws of 27 member countries of the European Union

30.01.2014

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27.01.2014

A study on the integration of CSR issues into Corporate Governance system by 1,223 European, Asian and North American companies

22.01.2014

Free market economies rely on transparency and information

22.01.2014

Seven questions CEOs and boards should ask about ‘triple bottom line’ reporting

22.01.2014

How organizations are responding to the complexities associated with climate change risks

22.01.2014

A study by Ernst & Young LLP and the Boston College Center for Corporate Citizenship

30.01.2014

By Yves Bertoncini and António Vitorino, Director and President, Notre Europe-Jacques Delors Institute

22.01.2014

By Rear Admiral Neil, Moriseti Founding member, Global Military Advisory Council on Climate Change

Imagine Cup 2014 - Seattle

Anti-Corruption report 2014

31.01.2014

Until that time, major traders will not sell soya that may be linked to deforestation in the Amazon

31.01.2014

Be sure that you just put big smiles to many beautiful faces!

24.01.2014

The Smile of the Child attended the 8th European Forum on the Rights of the Child held in Brussels on December 17-18

23.01.2014

ActionAid calls on the international community to leave no stone unturned in seeking a peaceful solution to the Syria conflict that has claimed more than 100,000 lives

21.01.2014

Cities around the globe have received special recognition by WWF for impressive actions on climate change

28.01.2014

By Martin Lidegaard, Climate and Energy Minister Denmark

24.01.2014

By Mr. Jim Yong Kim, President, World Bank Group

23.01.2014

By José Manuel Durão Barroso, President of the European Commission

20.01.2014

By Kathy Hannan, National Managing Partner, Diversity and Corporate Responsibility, KPMG

29.01.2014

Applications must be submitted online by the closing date of April 10, 2014

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The Sanctuary Hotel, Kiawah Island, SC, February 2-4, 2014

29.01.2014

Auditorium of the ALBA Graduate Business School at the American College of Greece, Athens, February 5, 2014, 17:30-19:30

30.01.2014

Webinar: February 12, 2014, 1pm GMT

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Inmarsat Centre, London, Februrary 25, 2014

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February 26, 2014-July 27, 2014

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Melbourne, March 19-20, 2014

29.01.2014

London, U.K., May 19-20, 2014

   

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