UN, OECD, World Bank and World Wide Fund for Nature at the first BforPlanet
Organized by Barcelona Fira With the support of Barcelona City Council, BforPlanet’s program will be structured around 5 themes: Partnerships, Sustainable growth, Climate action, Innovation and Social inclusion. Independent experts, senior representatives of international institutions and organizations and private sector executives will present different strategies in the areas of sustainability and implementation of SDGs in business activities aimed at generating business opportunities, at open up new markets and create jobs.
Among the companies featured are Amazon, Coca-Cola, Aigües de Barcelona, Danone, Unilever, Renfe or BBVA, to name but a few. Thus, concrete examples and solutions for the transformation of economic models in areas such as the blue economy, the fight against pollution, the circular economy, energy efficiency, gender equality, public partnerships – private sector and the provision of safe drinking water and healthy food around the world will be presented.
Among the speakers of this first BforPlanet are Luis Felipe López-Calva, director of the UNDP (UN) for Latin America and the Caribbean, Augusto López-Claros, Director of Global Indicators and Analysis at the World Bank, Yolanda García, Member of the Directorate-General for Energy of the European Commission, Rodolfo Lacy, Director of the Environment at the OECD, Yolanda Kakabadse, former President of WWF and former Minister of the Environment of Ecuador, Manuel Pulgar Vidal, World Climate and Energy Leader at WWF, Cristina Sánchez, Executive Director of the United Nations Global Compact Spanish Network, Marcello Palazzi, co-founder of B Lab Europe, Ana Palencia, Director of Communications and Sustainable Affairs at Unilever, Odile Rodríguez de la Fuente Parmentier, naturalist and environmentalist, and Joan roca, chef at Celler de Can Roca
To multiply its reach and audience, BforPlanet can be followed through its digital streaming platform, allowing professionals from all fields and backgrounds to access its content.
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