|Sally Fegan-Wyles, UN Assistant Secretary-General, Acting Head Executive Director, UNITAR“Antwerp-ITCCO has the ambition to become one of the benchmarks in action learning in Europe: high-level, innovative, interdisciplinary, multi-actor and practical learning and training methods to create awareness and to support the implementation of the U.N. development goals. ITCCO aims to build capacity in the field of sustainable development, corporate social responsibility, business ethics, accountability and transparency. UNITAR salutes the efforts of the leaders of Antwerp and all other stakeholders involved to bring to fruition this remarkable vision.”|
|ILO Office for the European Union and the Benelux countries – Newsletter September 2014: ILO-Brussels at “Sustainable fashion action learning” day in Antwerp.|
|The latest edition of Raak, the monthly magazine (in Dutch) of KWB, deals with sustainability. Peter Wollaert, General Manager of Antwerp-ITCCO, was interviewed on Corporate Social Responsibility. He underlined the necessity of integrating sustainable development in a strategic way in future-proof business models. You can find the articles here.|
|Meet your Buyer 2014 connects more than 400 public buyers and companies providing sustainable and innovative products and services. Meeting place is the city of Ghent in Belgium on Friday, the 26th of September 2014.|
The CIFAL Global Network is UNITAR’s network of International Training Centres, dedicated to provide innovative training to strengthen the capacities of government officials and leaders to advance sustainable development. The CIFAL centers are jointly managed with 10 partner institutions and deliver some 70 training activities every year. Read the latest version of their newsletter.
On August 25th, Antwerp-ITCCO organized its first Action Learning on sustainable fashion in cooperation with Antwerp Management School and Flanders Fashion Institute. Participants were guided through the heart of the Fashion District, discovering sustainability best practices and issues throughout the sector and discussing innovative solutions.