Green Business Forum: Embrace Sustainability

Embrace Sustainability and create a positive impact on society
In the current stage of globalization, the importance of sustainable development is regarded as one of the biggest challenges. Enormous efforts are made by environmental organizations and activists to increase the awareness of environmental-friendly practices. More and more organizations all around the world try to find their own way to respond to this challenge.
Corporate sector has the power to cause a big change into society by developing sustainable practices. Supporting actions that stimulate the exchange of best practices, benchmarking, research and development, EuCham – European Chamber tries to deliver a unique approach to environmentally conscious principles.
Green Business Forum: Embrace Sustainability
Date: Monday 22 April 2013 at 18:00. Registration begins at 17:30.
Venue: Kinnarps Jarl Conference Center, Váci út 92, 1133 Budapest, Hungary
18:00     Introduction
Mr Michele Orzan President, EuCham CEE
18:05     Video Message
Mr Janez Potočnik, EU Commissioner for Environment
18:10      Keynote Speech
Mr Ilir Mirena, Deputy Minister of Environment, Kosovo
18:20      Presentations
H.E. Mr Gauri Shankar Gupta, Ambassador of India
H.E. Mr Tom Nørring, Ambassador of Denmark
Mr Bo Normander, Director, Worldwatch Institute (tbc)
18:50      Panel Discussion
Mr Michael Nixon, Managing Director, Nestlé
Ms Marta Bonifert Executive Director, REC-Regional Environmental Center
Mr János Takács, Chief Regional Officer-CEE, Electrolux
Mr György Laboranovits, Managing Director, K&H
Ms Katalin Urbán, CSR Chief, Grundfos
Mr Gergely Tóth, Association for Sustainable Economies
19:30       Q&A and Networking Session
Honorary guests
H.E. Mr Darko Angelov, Ambassador of Macedonia
H.E. Ms Darja Bavdaž Kuret, Ambassador of Slovenia
H.E. Mr Roland Galharague, Ambassador of France
H.E. Ms Shkendije Geci Sherifi, Ambassador of Kosovo
H.E. Mr Bert van der Lingen, Deputy Ambassador of Netherlands
H.E. Mr JeanFrançois Paroz, Ambassador of Switzerland
H.E. Ms Tove Skarstein, Ambassador of Norway
The event will be held in English.
Participation is free of charge. Please register at or +36 1 445 1055.

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