Apr 17, 2018 8:00 AM - 5:30 PM - Supported Event: Green Business Summit 2018 by The Economist Events

AmCham Abu Dhabi is pleased to support

Green Business Summit 2018


The Economist Events 

Tuesday, April 17, 2018

The Economist Events
Register Now: Green Business Summit
Green Business Summit 2018

Sustainability and environmental issues are now more than ever a global concern, The Economist Event
Green Business Summit  brings together senior government officials, policymakers, academics, and investors to examine the key topics surrounding sustainable business. 
From exploring sustainable initiatives in industries such as shipping and energy, to technology transforming the fight against climate change, we will discuss a variety of sustainability issues and share best practice on sustainable business.  

Register today and join the discussion or download the brochure for further details. 
Confirmed speakers include: 
• Dr. Thani Ahmed Al Zeyoudi, Minister of Climate Change and the Environment, UAE
Dr. Khaled Mohamed Fahmy Abdel Aal, Minister of the Environment, Egypt
Dr. Mohamed Mubarak Bin Daina, Chief Executive, Supreme Council for the Environment, Bahrain
Dr. Vladimir Ryabinin, Executive Secretary, Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission
Dame Polly Courtice, director, University of Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership
• Michael Tran, Director of Global Energy Strategy, RBC
• Peter Williams, Chief Technology Officer, Big Green Innovations, IBM
Waddah Ghanem Al Hashmi, Executive Director, EHSSQ and Corporate Affairs, Emirates National Oil Company 
Register to secure your place* in Abu Dhabi April 17th 2018 at Green Business Summit.

*Please note, should you register to attend, The Economist Events team will send you a confirmation email to confirm your attendance.

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Date: Tuesday, April 17, 2018
Time: 8:00 am - 5:15 pm
Rosewood Abu Dhabi, UAE. For directions, please click here.
Cost: FREE for AmCham Abu Dhabi Members and Non-Members.
To register, please click here.

About Green Business Summit 2018:

Protecting the environment is a global priority and it is as urgent in the Middle East and North Africa region as it is anywhere else in the world. Dramatic economic growth has at times been detrimental to the fragile natural environment. There is a rising call for a change in mindset, advancing the notion that the economy and the environment go hand in hand.  This event will convene business leaders, policymakers, scientists, academics, and investors, to offer them concrete strategies and ideas to help them to prepare for the future, and scale up their efforts towards ensuring sustainability. How can regional policymakers apply lessons learned  across the globe to their country’s sustainability plans? What must business leaders do to scale up action from responsibility to leadership? What role does the financial industry have to play in encouraging green investment? What research is needed to stimulate eco-innovation, and how can scientific evidence and models facilitate better decision making? We will be discussing these topics and many more during the forum. For more information, visit www.events.economist.com

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