Promoting Sustainable Investment and Green Trade: the Swiss Perspective

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From February, a new series of Promoting Sustainable Investment and Green Trade Conferences will present innovative solutions for attracting sustainable foreign direct investment and promoting green trade on a country-level.

The first Conference will focus on one of the world’s most innovative economy : Switzerland.

When: Wednesday 22 February 2023 14:00-18:00

Where: CCIG, bd du Théâtre 4, Genève

Organisation: Trade and Investment Promotion in collaboration with the OECD, Geneva Trade Platform and CCIG

Register HERE.

 

Provisional Agenda :

14:00 Welcoming note 
Ana Grujovic, Founder and Editor, Trade and Investment Promotion

Vincent Subilia, Director General, Geneva Chamber of Commerce, Industry and Services

Dmitry Grozoubinski, Executive Director, Geneva Trade Platform

14:10 Introduction: The role of investment promotion in supporting sustainable development    
Alexandre de Crombrugghe Manager, OECD Investment Promotion Agency Network, Investment Division  

Khalid Alaamer, Policy Analyst, World Economic Forum

14:30 Panel 1: Investment and Export Promotion efforts towards increased sustainability in Switzerland
Moderator: Jacopo Dettoni, Editor at fDi Intelligence, Financial Times Specialist  

Simone Wyss Fedele, CEO, Switzerland Global Enterprise S-GE

Jan Atteslander, Member Executive Board, Head of International Relations, economiesuisse

Manfred Elsig, Deputy Managing Director, World Trade Institute, University of Bern

15:15 Coffee Break
15:30 Panel 2: How is the international business community in Switzerland tackling sustainability challenges?
Moderator: Jacopo Dettoni, Editor at fDi Intelligence, Financial Times Specialist  

Martin Naville, CEO, Swiss-American Chamber of Commerce

Katja Seidenschnur, Sustainability Director for Europe, Middle East and North Africa, Nestlé

Ramon EsteveECOM Agroindustrial Corp. Ltd, President of the Swiss Trading and Shipping Association (STSA)

16:15 Q&A
16:45 Closing remarks
Ana Grujovic, Founder and Editor, Trade and Investment Promotion

Dmitry Grozoubinski, Executive Director, Geneva Trade Platform

17 :10 Networking cocktail
18 :00 End of the conference

 

More about investment and trade promotion practices HERE.