21st meetup: SDGs & Their Practical Implementation in Business

24 October 2018

The 21st CSR & Sustainability meetup – the UAE ISSP Chapter event took place in Dubai on October 23th. The meetup, unlike previous meetups, had a learning twist and was delivered in the form of interactive workshop. It was hosted by Aglaia Ntili, Managing Director of Sustainability Knowledge Group. The workshop engaged participants from all walks of life in an active discussion on the practical implementation of Sustainable Developments Goals. During the last three years, SDGs have become a central meeting point for governments, businesses, and NGOs alike to cooperate as to achieve sustainability aims. read more…

The 7th Annual Emirates Green Building Council (Emirates GBC) Congress

10 October 2018

The 7th Annual Emirates Green Building Council (Emirates GBC) Congress was held in Dubai on October 9th. The theme of the Congress was ‘Targeting Zero: A Vision for Future Cites‘ and discussion focused on Net Zero Buildings and the decarbonization of cities. The Congress brought together international and regional speakers who emphasised the need for collaboration and for individuals, businesses and government bodies to act now to meet the targets set out by the Paris Agreement. The discussion was focused on best practices and immediate strategies to transition to net zero cities within the coming decade to curb the damaging effects of carbon emissions. read more…

The 2nd Sustainability Summit for SEE and the Mediterranean

3 October 2018

The 2nd Sustainability Summit for South East Europe and the Mediterranean was organized in Athens, Greece on October 1st-2nd. The Economist event was organized in partnership with the SDGs Center on Governance and Public Law and UN SDSN Greece. The panel discussions centered on the shortcomings that present a great challenge for the adoption and implementation of Sustainable Development Goals.

 

During the panel discussion on Environmental and sustainable development challenges to be tackled the speakers highlighted the crucial importance of education which is the umbrella concept under which the implementation of SDGs is feasible in all walks of life. read more…

Discussing the Sustainability Imperative at the 8th Alleem Business Congress

20 December 2016

Alleem2The 8th Alleem Business Congress on Sustainable Development was held on December and was a first class opportunity for local leaders to share their vision for the future and to present their ideas on sustainable growth. Held in the Radisson Blu Resort Hotel in Sharjah, the congress attracted a diverse audience from a variety of sectors and served as a platform for benchmarking against the best international practices. read more…

Insights on the changing face of marketing, communications and CSR shared at Canadian and Swiss Business Council seminar

10 November 2016

In recent years there has been a substantial shift in stakeholder perception of CSR and sustainability. Those companies that have established a strategic approach in stakeholder management, engaged with their stakeholders in a transparent manner and embraced an authentic Sustainability vision are reaping the benefits to their reputation and bottom line. read more…

Sustainability Knowledge Group supports UNDP and Lebanon’s Climate Initiatives

14 October 2016

lebanon_newsSustainability Knowledge Group announces its support to the Lebanon Climate Act initiative as knowledge partner for the implementation of a ‘Business Knowledge Platform’.  Aim of the platform is to enable businesses to design and implement activities for the reduction of their carbon footprint. This unique initiative is supported by the Ministry of Environment and UNDP. read more…

Celebrating 10 CSR & Sustainability Meetups in Dubai!

30 October 2015

We were very proud to celebrate our first milestone of 10 CSR & Sustainability Meetups in Dubai this week!
On 28th October, we hosted our 10th meetup at in5 Innovation Centre and were overjoyed to welcome a diverse audience of Sustainability professionals with a vast interest in the practical implementation of CSR and Sustainability. read more…