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8 November 2021

The 11th Egypt CSR Forum

Intercontinental Citystars Cairo

In the essence of the directions of His Excellency, President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi to accelerate the process of achieving a balanced sustainable development in all of Egypt’s governorates as well as to drive all parties to implement Egypt’s Vision 2030, CSR Egypt is proudly announcing the 11th version of Egypt CSR and Sustainable Development Forum, entitled “Sustainability from Adoption to Localization… the path to recovery”.

It aims at promoting the government’s efforts and providing all stakeholders with the opportunity to build effective partnerships that drive development forward to ensure a decent life for the Egyptian citizen.

This year the Forum answers a number of important questions concerning the tools of localizing Sustainable Development Goals and the most efficient mechanisms to make impact on countries, individuals and companies. In Addition to discussing sustainable financing systems, how to tackle development financing challenges, the best recovery and climate finance sources and how to access them, as well as the selection criteria of projects worth of these funds.

It also highlights a number of the latest terminologies and trends in its new version “Sustainability Toolbox”; which clarifies the Corporate Digital Responsibility (CDR), Automation, ESG criteria, the Carbon Footprint, Green Supply Chain management and the best ways to apply them to accelerate localization and recovery processes. Furthermore, it sheds light on corporate sustainability reporting tools and how to achieve higher ratings in global index rankings. Also, the forum demonstrates the latest trends of transition toward circular economy and highlights the measurements of companies’ performance of this transformation. It also discusses several topics through a group of expert talks and workshops including: sustainable banking, impact analysis, performance measurement and the path to a sustainable non-banking sector.

This year the forum presents a new experience and a diversity of expertise and visions met in a debate between CEOs of largest companies and entrepreneurs in the same field to find the answer to “Does applying sustainability differ according to business scale and nature of business cycle? And if so, how it affects the ROI in both scales?

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Event Agenda

Sessions

Time

Details

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9:00am - 10:00am

Registration

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10:00am - 10:30am

Opening Speech of Ministers

Session 1

10:30am - 11:30am

What are Sustainability Tools for Recovery Action?

Brief:

This session aims to answer the question concerning the most prominent tools to achieve sustainability and accelerate the recovery process. It will showcase the latest terms and trends to localize sustainability in addition to addressing the best ways to apply these tools in organizations, companies and communities.

Topics:

-ESG (i.e. Environmental, Social & Corporate Governance).

-CDR: (i.e. Corporate Digital Responsibility).

-Automation Systems.

-Carbon Footprint.

Session 2

11:30am - 12:30pm

How must Finance in a post COVID-19 world look like - Recovery Finance?

Brief:

This session aims at addressing the visions of how does the future of the financial system will be shaped to be able to tackle the consequences of COVID 19 pandemic and any other future crisis. The session will include the recovery finance mechanisms and best financial tools to face climate change through a number of points as follows:

Topics:

-How to build developmental partnerships with a sustainable impact

-How to tackle development financing challenges

-What are the sources of climate finance and how to access them?

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12:30pm - 1:00pm

Break

Expert Talk

1:00pm - 1:20pm

Impact Analysis & Performance Measurement

Session 3

1:20pm - 2:20pm

What are the key corporate sustainability standards & how to get a high rank in global Sustainability Index?

Brief:

This session aims at giving the participating companies the chance to know the key measurements and reporting tools used by the international leading entities to rate companies according to the global index ranking to assess their commitment to sustainability principles as well as their accomplished results in terms of:

Topics:

-Measurements & tools of assessing companies’ sustainability.
-How to improve your company rating in global sustainability index.
-Success stories of high ranked companies in the Egyptian market.

Expert Talk

2:20pm - 2:40pm

Towards A Sustainable Non-Banking Sector

Session 4

2:40pm - 3:40pm

The Best Practices in  businesses circularity Performance

Brief:

In light of the increasing awareness of business community and companies of the circular economy; and their efforts to integrate principles of recycling, improving waste management and resource efficiency into business plans, this session discusses how enterprises and stakeholders can measure their performance of transition toward circular economy. This will be discussed as follows:

Topics:

-Success stories and best practices in transformation towards circular economy
-The mechanisms of measuring companies’ performance in transition toward circular economy
-The circular economy transition KPIs & its impact on ROI
-Success stories in circular economy transition

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3:40pm - 4:10pm

Break

Expert Talk

4:10pm - 4:30pm

Sustainable Banking (Green Banking)

Session 5

4:30pm - 5:45pm

The Scale – CEOs Vs Entrepreneurs in Sustainability Debate

Brief:

This session aims at clearing how applying sustainability standards can be different depending on the scale of business and the kind of challenges or problems facing that business; in a new exciting experience of collective expertise and visions of leaders in a debate gathering the CEOs of largest companies, entrepreneurs and startups. It will also highlight the solutions used and affected on ROI in both business scales in different fields including:

Topics:

-E-Payment / FinTech
-Recycling
-Sharing Economy Model
-E-Commerce
-Renewable Energy

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4:45pm - 6:00pm

Recommendations & Closing Remarks

Event Countdown

Tickets Registration

The Venue

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