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29September 2019

The Transformation toward Green Economy Conference

The world is moving towards applying new strategies that encourage the transformation toward a green economy as a tool to achieve sustainable development. Shifting toward a green economy provides enterprises and companies with new investment and market opportunities. However, this requires the adoption of new processes and innovative approaches and technologies by the private and public sectors to seize these new investment and market opportunities.

Hence the importance of convening the “Transformation toward Green Economy” Conference in order to clearly define what Green Economy is and how it supports the achievement of sustainable development, explore opportunities and challenges facing the transition to a Green Economy in Egypt, including the role of the
Government and the private sector in this regard.

The Conference will also provide a platform for understanding the underlying principles for transition to a Green Economy, policies required to facilitate this transition, exchange of experience and good practices provide insights that help both existing and emerging investors and entrepreneurs in Egypt to adopt green economy strategies.

The Conference will also shed light on the important role of donors and funders in supporting this transformation, and showcasing success models and pilot experiences in green transformation, as well as making sustainable business models.
Furthermore, the forum will highlight green investments tools, and how to attract funding to support green projects in various sectors such as energy sector, real estate sector, Financial sector, environment sector, telecommunications sector, etc.

The Conference, which is being convened under the patronage of the Ministry of Environment of Egypt,Ministry of Trade and Industry and the Ministry of Communication and Information Technology will be attended by policy makers, businessmen and representatives of international organizations, civil society and youth.

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CSR Arabia is a company 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, and it plays an important role in creating a state of integration between all community work stakeholders; through organizing several conferences, forums and workshops.

CSR Arabia Philosophy is built around bridging between Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) and development. It 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.

 

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Under patronage of

Platinum Sponsor

Gold Sponsor

Silver Sponsor

Transformation Consulting Partner

Supporters

Media Partners

Speakers

Minister of Environment

Assistant to the Minister of Commerce and Industry

Chairman of Arab Organization for Industrialization

Senior Advisor to the Minister of Environment for Sustainable Development

Chairman of Chemonics Egypt

CEO Siemens Egypt

Vice Chairman &Board Member for Schneider Electric Egypt

Chief Executive Officer of SEKEM

CEO of Cairo Capital Developments

Manager of the Eco-Industrial Department in Chemonics Egypt

President of Egypt Green Building Council

Former CEO of the General Authority of Investment and Free Zones

Managing Director at Geocycle,Industrial director at Lafarge Cement Egypt

IFC Country Manager for Egypt, Libya, and Yemen

Advisor to the chairman of Egypt’s financial regulatory authority for sustainable development

Head of National Solid Waste Management Programme Egypt Cluster Coordinator Environment and Sustainable Infrastructure (GIZ)

Chairman of Empower NRE

Corporate banking director, Attijariwafa Bank - Egypt

Head of microfinance department,Bank Du Caire

Executive Director, BioEnergy for Sustainable Rural Development

sustainable energy expert and the Technical Director of the Regional Center for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (RCREEE

Chairman of New and Renewable Energy Authority, NREA

(ECO), Executive Director of Environmental Compliance Office,FEI

Business development specialist, UNIDO regional office in Egypt

Environment Team Leader, UNDP Egypt

Professor of Environment and Sustainable Design at Egypt’s Housing and Building National Research Center,the project manager of Grid Connected Small-Scale Solar Systems (Egypt – PV)

Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) Representative

Chairman of Mariout Hills

Vice President Digital Energy and EcoStruxure Egypt, Schneider Electric NEA 

Board Member, Enara Renewable Energy Services

Co-Founder of DCarbon Egypt, environmental science and climate change Expert

Chief Executive officer Madkour Group

Vice President and Deputy CEO, Madkour Group

Vice President for IT Markets, ITIDA

Vice Chairman New and Renewable Energy Authority, NREA

Agenda

Registration

  • 09:00
  • 10:00

keynote Speeches

– Dr. Hussein Abaza, Senior Advisor to the Minister of Environment
– Eng. Ahmed Taha, Assistant to the Minister of Trade and Industry
– H.E. Dr.Yasmine Fouad, Minister of Environment

  • 10:00
  • 10:30

Coffee break

  • 10:30
  • 11:00

First session:

Integrated Solid Waste Management, towards value adding and circular Economy

Topics:

– Integrated municipal solid waste management planning; towards financial sustainability.
– The latest recycling technologies.
– Regulation and incentives to enhance private sector participation.
– Mechanisms for developing Egyptian recycling sector

Speakers:

– Dr. Hussein Abaza, Senior Advisor to the Minister of Environment
– Dr. Aly Abou Senna, Executive Director, BioEnergy for Sustainable Rural Development
– Dr. Hatem El Gamal, Managing Director of Empower
– Dr. Ahmed Kamal (ECO), Executive Director of Environmental Compliance Office, FEI
– Ms. Ruth Erlbeck, Head of NSWMP and Cluster Coordinator Environment and Sustainable Infrastructure (GIZ)

Moderator:

Dr. Ahmed Gaber, Chairman of Chemonics Egypt

  • 11:00
  • 12:00

Second Session:

Green economy engines and growth opportunities in different sectors

Topics:

– Improving Industrial Resource Efficiency and Competitiveness
– Sustainable Agriculture and Food Security
– Green ICT and Transformation towards a Digital Society
– Sustainable transportation and the future of electric vehicles in Egypt

Speakers:

– Eng. Sherif Abdel Fattah, Deputy CEO, Schneider Electric Egypt
– Eng.Hala El Gohary ، CEO, Egyptian IT Industry Development Agency (ITIDA)
– Ms. Annachiara Scandone, Business development specialist, UNIDO regional Office in Egypt
– Mr. Ahmed Mustafa Al Amra, Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) representative

Moderator:

Dr. Ahmed Huzayyen, Manager of the Eco-Industrial Department in Chemonics Egypt.

  • 12:00
  • 01:00

Third Session:

Green and Smart Cities 

Topics:

– Green building and sustainable urban development.
– Key technologies and essential materials for sustainable buildings.
– Code, Standards and certifications for green building in Egypt.
– Integration of green and smart technologies in new cities.
– Urban greening in old cities; is it possible?

Speakers:

– Eng. Emad Ghaly, CEO of Siemens Technologies.
– Dr. Ahmed Shalaby, CEO and Managing Director of Tatweer Misr
– Eng. Ahmed Selim, CEO of Cairo Capital Developments
– Dr. Ahmed Hassan , chairman of Mariout Hills
– Dr. Mohamed Bayyoumi, Environment Team Leader, UNDP Egypt
– Dr. Hend Farouh, Professor of Environment and Sustainable Design at Egypt’s Housing and Building National Research Center

Moderator:

Dr. Salah Hagar, President of Egypt Green Building Council

  • 01:00
  • 02:00

Coffee break

  • 02:00
  • 02:30

Fourth Session:

Green Financing 

Topics:-

– Overview of green financing mechanisms in the Egyptian Market.
– Financial and business models for decentralized and off-grid solar industry.
– Challenges of green businesses in accessing finance; waste management and renewable energy.
– The State of finance tools and mechanisms for Green business

Speakers:

– Ms. Sina Hbous, Head of Sustainable Development Department/ Advisor to Chairman of the Egyptian Financial Regulatory Authority
– Mr. Walid Labadi, Country Manager – Egypt, Yemen and Libya at IFC
– Mr. Tamer Ragheb- Corporate banking director, Attijariwafa Bank – Egypt
– Dr. Tawfik Abdel Wahab, Head of Microfinance Department, Banque Du Caire

Moderator:

Dr. Mohsen Adel, Former CEO of the General Authority of Investment and Free Zones

  • 02:30
  • 03:30

Fifth Session:

The Role of Renewable Energy in Achieving the 2030 Sustainable Development Goals.

Topics:

– Job creation and gender equality in Egypt renewable energy market.
– Local manufacturing and value adding process in renewable energy sector.
– Renewable energy and sustainable Tourism.
– Renewable energy role in enhancing food and water security.

Speakers:

– Dr. Maged Karam El-Din, Senior Technical Expert at the Regional Center for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (RCREEE)
– Eng.Ghada Darwish, Board Member, Enara Renewable Energy Services
– Dr. Hussein Abaza, Senior Advisor to the Minister of Environment
– Dr. Mohammed El Khayat , Chairman of New and Renewable Energy Authority, NREA

Moderator:

Dr. Hesham Eissa, Co-Founder of DCarbon Egypt, environmental science and climate change Expert.

  • 03:30
  • 04:30

Recommendations and Closing Remarks

  • 04:30
  • 05:00

Lunch

  • 05:00
  • 06:00
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