ICC UAE Members – making climate change work for everyone, every day, everywhere!
|10:00 - 10:30
|Registration & Networking
|10:30 - 10:35
H.E. Ahmed Khalifa Al Qubaisi
|10:35 - 11:35
|Showcase – ICC UAE Members Sustainability Initiatives
From Farm to Plate, will showcase how they have implemented green-oriented practices
Trade Assets, focuses on creating expanding liquidity and finance to emerging markets
Bon Counseil, will display a scientific yet practical approach to establishing sustainability
Cullen Eco-Friendly Packaging, demonstrates the positive transformational impact
|11:35 - 12:00
|12:00 - 12:15
|Determining Subject areas to be included in the Sustainability Sessions of GTFS 2024
|12:15 - 12:20
He has been actively involved in trade finance for more than a quarter of a century and has delivered technical assistance for trade finance in more than 100 countries. Vincent’s primary activity is trade facilitation with the major Multilateral Development Banks and his recognized specialty is trade related dispute resolution where he often acts as Expert Witness in Trade Disputes and Legal Cases.
Vincent also holds the positions of the Associate Director of the Institute of International Banking Law and Practice (IIBLP).
ICC UAE presented a Roundtable Discussion on
Sustainability in Trade Facilitation at COP28 on 12th December 2023.
The roundtable discussion showcased initiatives of members of ICC UAE in facilitating sustainable trade, advancing green technology and in turn reducing the carbon footprint at grassroots level.
The proceedings were launched by H.E. Ahmed Khalifa Al Qubaisi, Vice Chair, ICC UAE and CEO of Abu Dhabi Chamber.
From Farm to Plate, showcased how they have implemented green-oriented practices and technology that not only create a better, cleaner, and healthier ecosystem but at the same time create expanding business opportunities for SME’s in the agrisector.
Presented by: Hussein Al Hussein, Regional Manager – MENA, Farm to Plate
Trade Assets, delivered real life case-studies on how they are creating sustainable liquidity and adaptive trade finance to emerging markets through its Green Trade Finance Channel for trade risk distribution.
Presented by: Sumit Roy, CMO, Trade Assets
Bon Counseil, presented a scientific yet practical approach to establishing sustainability standards that can be integrated into the global business and financial ecosystem.
Presented by: Tanuj Agarwal, Partner, Bon Conseil
Cullen Eco-Friendly Packaging, outlined the positive transformational impact applying pulp packaging to replace single use plastic containers is already having on the environment. Plans for the UAE were also outlined.
Presented by: David Mac Donald, CEO, Cullen Eco Packaging
A highly charged and enjoyable interactive roundtable discussion followed which culminated in establishing the sustainable and green agenda items for the GTFS2024 taking place in the UAE in the week commencing 29 April 2024.
A short video on this highly engaging event can be found here: