17th February 2016 | 5:00 – 6:00 p.m. CET / Berlin | 11:00 -12:00 a.m. Washington, D.C. | The new Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs): how do companies respond? | Registration
We are pleased to invite you to attend this special World Environment Center & DFGE Institute webinar!
Please join Elisa Tonda (Head of Business and Industry Unit, UNEP), Lorraine Francourt (Director, EH&S & Sustainability, EMEA & AP, The Dow Chemical Company), Wolfgang Berger (VP Business Development, DFGE- Institute for Energy, Ecology and Economy) and Terry F. Yosie (President and CEO, World Environment Center) for a webinar exploring current trends on how companies are using the Sustainable Development Goals.
At the United Nations Sustainable Development Summit on 25 September 2015, world leaders adopted the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, which includes a set of 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, fight inequality and injustice, and tackle climate change by 2030. The SDGs promise to become the most suitable global framework to unify business goals with stakeholder expectations.
Find out in this webinar
why the SDG’s are becoming important
- how companies find value in using the SDGs
- how they are already responding to the SDGs and implementing them in practice
- how they align the SDGs with their business strategies and GRI/UNGC/CDP-reporting frameworks
Professionals from business, government, NGOs and academia focused on corporate affairs, reputation, communications, corporate responsibility/sustainability and stakeholder engagement will find this webinar of particular interest.
If you are not able to join us live but are interested in the content, please register anyway to ensure you receive the full recording and presentation slides.
A 501(c)3 organization, the World Environment Center is an independent, global, non-profit, non-advocacy organization that advances sustainable development through the business practices of member companies and in partnership with governments, multi-lateral organizations, non-governmental organizations, universities and other stakeholders.
WEC creates sustainable business solutions through individual projects in emerging markets; convenes leadership roundtables to shape strategic thinking across a range of sustainability topics; and honors industry excellence through the annual awarding of its Gold Medal Award. More at http://www.wec.org
The DFGE– Institute for Energy, Ecology and Economy provides consulting and auditing services to realize a Green Vision integrated in corporate business processes. Strategic advice on topics like technology, energy and emissions is expanded to business related and socio-economic aspects. Services range from consultancy in developing and managing customized analysis for testified Carbon footprint to validation of analysis methods and results for sustainable accuracy. As independent Institute DFGE’s work is based on advanced scientific and research methods and institutionalized standards. More at http://www.dfge.de
DFGE – Institut für Energie, Ökologie und Ökonomie