ESG Forum – Corporate Sustainability: Opportunities for Companies and Investors


Hawkamah Institute For Corporate Governance in partnership with Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC) is pleased to invite you to participate at the 1st ESG Forum.

Event Summary:
Environmental, Social and Corporate Governance factors are increasingly recognised as essential elements for sustainability, protecting and creating value for companies while positioning them for a better future.

The ESG Forum brings together senior executives from regional companies as well as institutional investors, regulators and members of the media to learn, share and know how ESG can add value to them.

Hawkamah, S&P Dow Jones Indices, companies and investors will highlight the positive trends in ESG practices in our region over the past 10 years. The ESG Forum will focus on strategies and approaches that companies and investors should take in elevating their ESG practices.

09:00 – 09:15 Registration and Networking
09:15 – 09:40 Presentation on ESG Investing
09:40 – 10:00 Overview of ESG Trends in the MENA Region 2007-2017
10:00 – 10:10 Recognition of the top performing ESG Companies
10:10 – 11:20 Panel Discussion

Speakers include:

Mr. Sunjiv Mainie, Managing Director, Global Research & Design, EMEA, S&P Dow Jones Indices
Dr Ashraf Gamal El Din, CEO, Hawkamah Institute For Corporate Governance
Mr. Tarek Fadlallah, CEO, Nomura Asset Management (Middle East)

Moderated by: Peter Montagnon, Hawkamah Board Member, and Associate Director, Institute of Business Ethics.

11:20 – 11:30 Q&A
11:30 – 11:40 Certification Ceremony
11:40 – 12:00 Closing and Networking

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