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Romania Hosts Climate Change Summit on October 4th and 5th – Romanian Journal

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  • The first edition of the Climate Change Summit, which will be held from October 4th to 5th, will be attended by more than 50 international speakers and 500 participants.th At the Odeon Theater in Bucharest.
  • Romanian and international researchers, entrepreneurs, decision makers, and innovators from the business community and NGOs present ideas for a sustainable future.
  • The mission of the Climate Change Summit is to identify solutions to climate problems through conversations on climate policy, sustainable financing and innovation.
  • For all the details about this event Climate change-summit.org..

BRD Groupe Société Générale is an initiator and founding partner of Social Innovation Solutions, an organization working in the areas of sustainability, social impact and innovation, to hold a climate change summit at the Odeon Theater in Bucharest on October 4-5, 2022. It will be held. Like other related events at the Palace of Parliament and the Palace of Victoria.

This event is Japan’s first summit dedicated to climate change and not only identifies applicable solutions at the local and regional levels in the areas of climate policy and sustainability, but also domestic and European in this area. Aims to be an annual benchmark event for leaders in Europe. Some of the most important topics touched by the first edition of the summit are the transition to a green economy, sustainable finance and investment, energy, agriculture, sustainable solutions in the food industry, or technologies such as AI and blockchain. The impact of climate change.

In 2021, the European Union aimed to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by at least 55% and achieve climate neutrality by 2050.More than one-third of large European companies have promised to reach their net zero goal by 2050. However, many of the effects of global warming are already irreversible, according to a study updated by the United Nations in early 2022. As a result, over the last two years, more than 150 countries, including Romania, have announced comprehensive strategies aimed at limiting environmental impacts and slowing the pace of climate change.

Appoint experts and entrepreneurs, such as Linda Zeilina, a world leader in the field and CEO and founder of the International Center for Sustainable Finance, among the 30 known climate change summit speakers. I can. Mark Campanale – Founder of the CarbonTracker Initiative. Oliver Harman, Urban Economist at Oxford University. Hacina Py – Chief Sustainability Officer of Societe Generale. Nicolas Brien-President of European Startup Network. Giedrimas Jeglinskas, Deputy Secretary-General of NATO Executive Management. Tania Santivanez – Food and Agriculture Organization Regional Head, Ștefania Racolta-Cruceru, Associate Director, EU Green Finance Head, EBRD. Alex Găvan – Environmental activist and mountaineer, Corina Murafa – Energy policy expert, or François Bloch – BRD Groupe Société Générale CEO.

“We started the Climate Change Summit because Romania is eager to find a development solution that takes climate impact into account. Our basic role as a bank is people, resources, It’s about providing innovative financial solutions that ensure a transition to an eco-friendly green economy. But we believe we can do more. We work with our partners to help the economy. With our expertise, along with the business and academic environment, authorities, NGOs and social innovators, we can build and grow spaces for ideas and solutions that can help both and society move faster. We provide the expertise of the Societe Generale, which has funded sustainability projects on all continents and across industries for over 20 years, to help develop new business models. “BRD Groupe Société Générale CEO, François Bloch, said.

Next, Ciprian Stănescu, President and CEO of Social Innovations Solutions (SIS), added:

“Some climate change is irreversible, but we hope the Climate Change Summit will contribute to another irreversible change. A new spirit for those who build the future and sustainable solutions for the future. A community of leaders who build together. With digital and technological transformation, new cyclical and sustainable business models, a new generation of entrepreneurs whose social impact is the new norm, and big companies building a green economy. The ambitions of Europe as a whole give us hope for the future. From October 2022, we will be inspired by Bucharest from all over the world to have conversations that are truly relevant to our future. To do.”

During the event, the SIS team will publish the first edition of the Climate and Sustainability Business Index, a study of business environment awareness and ambitions regarding the impact of climate change in Romania. Also, from September 21st to 22nd, within the framework of the Climate Change Summit Platform, more than 100 key stakeholders (central and local government, business and civil society leaders) will be responsible for the climate in Romania in the 2030s. Participate in eight visionary sessions on the impact of change. ..

Partners for the first edition of the Climate Change Summit event include Mastercard, the Romanian Government’s Sustainable Development Agency (DSD), the Concordia Employers’ Federation, WWF Romania, Ashoka Romania, EPG, GEYC, EfdeN and Romania. Youth Council (CTR), Văcărești Natural Park Association (VNPA), CONA, and content partners InfoClima.ro and Solutions.

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