|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.”|
15 UN Agencies attending, more than 100 participants already subscribed.
Don’t forget to register to join us in celebrating the UN Day in Antwerp. It is a great opportunity to meet UN organizations in Flanders and Brussels, discover the principles for a sustainable city and the key sustainability initiatives of the City of Antwerp.
Participation to this UN Day in Antwerp is free of charge, but registration is required.
Ethical banking policies and sustainable financial products as part of a company’s sustainability strategy
On Friday October 17th, Antwerp-ITCCO & Argenta invite you to their Action Learning Seminar (in Dutch) introducing and debating international ethical frameworks and sustainable banking products for financial professionals. Through interactive sessions, exercises and testimonials from Argenta, Van Lanschot, Triodos & Global Alliance for Banking on Values, Forum Ethibel, Vigeo, Fairfin, The Dutch Association of Investors for Sustainable Development (VBDO) and Febelfin, participants will receive practical information on how to implement sustainability in their financial management.
|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.|