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 the principles of sustainable responsible banking, mow to build a sustainable non-banking sector, the role of insurance companies in achieving sustainable development. 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: transforming from crisis management to DRR and Resilience, corporate sustainability reporting tools and how to achieve higher ratings in global index , and maximizing stakeholders’ impact.
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?
CSR Egypt plays an important role in creating a state of integration between all community work stakeholders; whether they are government institutions, civil society institutions, private sector companies or experts, through organizing several conferences, forums and workshops, in addition to providing technical and marketing consultations.
CSR Egypt Philosophy is built around bridging between Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) and development. In addition, we believe that networks and partnerships can be powerful vehicles for change. Thus, our services are designed to spread awareness among private sector on the importance of fulfilling their social responsibilities towards the community.
CSR Egypt also aims to ensure effective and dynamic channels of communication between governmental institutions, private sector and civil society organizations to support the alignment of CSR plans and activities with the overarching national policies and strategies of the government to achieve sustainable development.