16 November 2020
The 10th Egypt CSR Forum
Intercontinental Citystars Cairo
In the essence of the directions of His Excellency, President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi to accelerate achieving sustainable development in all Egypt’s governances in addition to involving all parties in order to successfully accomplish Egypt’s vision 2030. CSR Egypt is proudly announcing the 11th version of the annual Egypt CSR and Sustainability in support of the government’s efforts and providing the opportunity for all stakeholders to achieve effective partnerships that drive development forward to provide a decent life for the Egyptian citizen.
This year the forum will be held under the title of “Sustainability from Adoption to Localization… the path to recovery”, It will showcase the national development efforts, that Egypt had witnessed in the recent years to achieve an inclusive and equitable development. Moreover, demonstrate what has been achieved of national mega projects and developmental programs in various sectors to boost the national economy, raise the standard of life and enhance the quality of services offered to citizens, Such programs include social protection, upgrading villages, infrastructure, health, education, housing, transportation, and encouraging foreign investments and SMEs. The forum displays the efforts of
development partners and civil society for localizing sustainable development goals and achieving integration with the state’s efforts to execute its strategy.
It also sheds light on the importance of international partnerships and multilateral cooperation to support national localization plans. As well as boosting sustainable financing systems and creating developmental opportunities that encourage overseas institutions to change their compass towards investment and offering long-term financing for developmental projects in Egypt. Furthermore, It aims at highlighting the mechanisms of creating sustainable impact and effective development that is consistent with Egypt’s actual needs and speeds up the recovery from the Covid-19 pandemic.
The forum addresses a number of essential issues that are related to the state’s strategy for green recovery, partnering with the private sector, the importance of financial inclusion and the support of SMEs. The forum this year demonstrates the most important and successful international and regional experiences in sustainability and the means of benefiting from them in improving the local situation. Also, a special part of the discussion is devoted to the presidential initiative “Hayat Karima Initiative,” which is the gateway to the new Republic of Egypt. The forum will discuss, in a series of talks and workshops, various vital topics to spread awareness and build capabilities such as the digital technology and the acceleration of the transition towards a circular economy.
In addition to distance learning and readiness for the virtual labor market. Also, the integration of ESG principles in business strategies and the impact of volunteering in creating a professional career path and making a societal impact.
Moreover, the forum will discuss the mechanisms for obtaining sustainable financing, sustainable banking, impact analysis and performance measurement.
It is worth mentioning that the Annual Egypt CSR and Sustainability Forum is the most influential interactive platform to achieve integration between the efforts of the parties concerned with development in Egypt.
CSR Egypt was established in 2015, with the aim of spreading awareness among companies and state institutions on the importance of fulfilling their social responsibilities toward the community.
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.
The session aims to highlight the national developmental efforts Egypt has witnessed in the past years to achieve comprehensive and equitable development. It also demonstrates what has been achieved in various developmental tracks in national projects, developmental programs, and various sectors to advance the national economy and improve the quality of life and raising the level of services provided to citizens. Such services include social protection programs, village development, infrastructure, health, education, housing, transportation and encouraging foreign investments and SMEs.
• National projects and developmental initiatives and their reflection on the citizen’s life.
• Political and economic diplomacy and strengthening regional and international relations.
• Developing the legislative environment and the most important structural reforms.
• Empowering local communities and strengthening the Egyptian identity.
The session aims to accelerate the localizing of sustainable development goals, improve the quality of life of citizens and achieve sustainable economic growth, which leads to the realization of recovery in the short term. In addition to promoting more successful and effective partnerships in facing development challenges. Moreover, presenting opportunities for development finances to achieve long term results, which contribute to the success of sustainable development plans.
• Mechanisms for developmental partnerships that have a sustainable and effective impact.
• How to tackle developmental financing issues
• What are the sources of climate financing and how to access and benefit from them?
Brief: The session aims to present the efforts and visions of the private sector to achieve recovery. In addition, to the successful experiences of companies in various development sectors in Egypt and the Arab countries in order to build sustainable markets.