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

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  

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

Martin Naville, CEO, Swiss-American Chamber of Commerce

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

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

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

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

 

More about investment and trade promotion practices HERE.