25th October CEO 2016 Breakfast Forum and Business Working Responsibly Mark Presentation

Events - Jun 01, 2016
Repro Free: Tuesday 13th October 2015. Business in the Community Ireland announced the recipients of the Business Working Responsibly Mark at its annual CEO Forum.  Based on ISO 26000 and audited by the NSAI it certifies responsible and sustainable business practices. Picture Jason Clarke

The Business in the Community Ireland annual CEO Forum is a high-level breakfast event where top CEOs of Ireland’s leading companies gather to discuss key trends in responsible and sustainable business. This year’s Breakfast Forum will take place in Dublin Castle on October 25th.

With the launch of the Sustainable Development Goals and the ever changing socio-economic climate, this year’s forum will be addressed by Professor Jeffrey D. Sachs.

 UntitledJ Professor Sachs is a world-renowned professor of economics, leader in sustainable development, senior UN advisor, bestselling author, and syndicated columnist whose monthly newspaper columns appear in more than 100 countries. He is the co-recipient of the 2015 Blue Planet Prize, the leading global prize for environmental leadership. He has twice
been named among Time Magazine’s 100 most influential world leaders. He was called by the New York Times, “probably the most important economist in the world,” and by Time Magazine “the world’s best known economist.” A recent survey by The Economist Magazine ranked Professor Sachs as among the world’s three most influential living economists of the past decade.
Professor Sachs served as the Director of the Earth Institute from 2002 to 2016. He was appointed University Professor at Columbia University in 2016, and also serves as Quetelet Professor of Sustainable Development, and Professor of Health Policy and Management at Columbia University. He is Special Advisor to United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on the Sustainable Development Goals, and previously advised both UN Secretary- General Ban Ki-moon and UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan on
the Millennium Development Goals.

 

During this breakfast forum, we will announce the companies who have achieved The Business Working Responsibly Mark Independently audited by the NSAI and based on ISO 26000 it certifies responsible and sustainable business practices.

 

This event is strictly by invitation only and invitations are non transferable.

Date: Tuesday October 25th – Annual CEO Forum

Time: 7.00-9.30am

Venue: Dublin Castle

For further information, please contact Maeve Murphy  on mmurphy@bitc.ie or 01 874 3823