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The SDGs and Business

Day 1 - 5th Oct | 14:40 - 15:00

Location: BEC Sustainable Business Theatre

Circular Economy

Overview

The SDGs is a universal policy agenda, plan of action declared in September 2015 at the UN Headquarters and came into effect on 1 January 2016. In this session, SUEZ Asia will be sharing with us first-hand how do Business contribute to the Goals.

Learnings

  • As a global leader in water solution and waste management, how SUEZ Asia’s advanced technologies help make a real change in Hong Kong
  • The SDGs are about People, Planet, Prosperity, Peace and Partnership – a practical example of what Partnership means and how important it is
  • Regional/sub-regional realities, capacities and levels of development and respecting national policies and priorities –  are they considered opportunities or challenges?

Post Event Actions

  • Reflect on how your business creates actual change in the local community
  • Initiate cross-departmental discussions with your colleagues and map out your organisation’s impacts with the SDGs
  • Identify potential obstacles internally/externally when setting your organisational sustainable development goals

Speakers

MODERATOR

Verna Lin

Head of Greater China Regional Hub

The Global Reporting Initiative (GRI)

Verna Lin

Head of Greater China Regional Hub

The Global Reporting Initiative (GRI)

Ms Verna Lin, Head of GRI’s Greater China Regional Hub, is an experienced sustainability and investment management professional. Her knowledge and exposure in capital market equips her to interpret ESG disclosure from investors’ perspective. GRI helps businesses and governments worldwide understand and communicate their impact on critical sustainability issues. Verna, representing GRI, seeks continuing collaborations with policy makers in Greater China Region to further advance global sustainability agenda. Verna is a CFA charter-holder.

François Fevrier

CEO of Water

SUEZ (Asia) Limited

François Fevrier

CEO of Water

SUEZ (Asia) Limited

François Fevrier is CEO of SUEZ Water in Asia, overseeing operation and management of water businesses in the region. He has decades of experience in treatment infrastructure, technologies & solutions and operation in Middle East, India and Asia Pacific.

My Sustainability Goals for 2021:

Sustainability is about how we individually act for the planet today and tomorrow. If we start taking steps now, we’ll have a better chance of ensuring a sustainable future for generations to come.

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