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Press Conference ‘Russian Business in the Context of Sustainable Development’

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Myasnickaya, 42
Add to calendar 13-12-2018 12:15 01-01-1970 03:00 Europe/Moscow Press Conference ‘Russian Business in the Context of Sustainable Development’ 13 December 2018, 12:15 | Myasnickaya, 42

The press conference will be devoted to concluding the results of work of the UNGC Local Network Russia and its partners in 2018, which is anniversary for both the Network (founded in 2008) and for the UN presence in Russia (since 1948). There will also be presented the report-review ‘Russian Business in the Context of Sustainable Development’.
Myasnickaya, 42
The press conference will be devoted to concluding the results of work of the UNGC Local Network Russia and its partners in 2018, which is anniversary for both the Network (founded in 2008) and for the UN presence in Russia (since 1948). There will also be presented the report-review ‘Russian Business in the Context of Sustainable Development’.

Main topics of the press conference:
1. Russian on the way to sustainability. International context. The UN SDGs as a partnership agenda and new opportunities for business.
2. Level of Russian business involvement into international agenda on sustainable development and specific features of synchronizing this agenda with the national context.
3. Results of the survey among leading Russian companies ‘Sustainable Development. Role of Russia’.
4. Formats review regarding integrating sustainable development values into Russian business practice (key thematic, practical, managerial and other  aspects of transforming business models of Russian private sector for sustainable development).
5. Assisting business in building capacity on sustainable development. Tools, players, platforms.
6. Structure and conclusions of the report-review ‘Russian Business in the Context of Sustainable Development’. Prospects and projects.

Invited speakers:
1. Sergey Vershinin, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation
2. Alexander Plakida, Chair of the Boards of the Association ‘National Network of the Global Compact’, Deputy Board Chair of ACIG GC, Managing Partner of ‘Alliance Consulting’
3. Vladimir Kuznetsov, Director of the United Nations Information Center in Moscow
4. Yuriy Blagov, Director of the PwC Center for Corporate Social Responsibility, St.Petersburg University
5. Sergey Shapiguzov, Managing Partner, President of the FBK Grant Tornton
6. Elena Feoktistova, Deputy Chair of the Board of the Association ‘National Network of the Global Compact’, Managing Director of RSPP on corporate responsibility, sustainable development and social entrepreneurship
7. Svetlana Bik, Executive director CoLTI – Head of project of «additional information disclosure of concession projects Investinfra», Chair of the Working Group on Green Finance and Responsible Investment of the Expert Council on Long-Term Investment at the Bank of Russia
8. Natalia Poppel, Head of Corporate Responsibility and Brand Management, Severstal
9. Rustam Zakiev, Head of Communication and Social Projects Department, UC RUSAL
10. First row experts (representatives of Russian business leaders – VEB, IIB, Rosatom, Metalloinvest, Nornickel, PhosAgro, etc.)

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