Tue Jan 19 +04 (9 months ago)
In your timezone (EDT): Tue Jan 19 2:00am - Tue Jan 19 8:00am
The critical importance of sustainability has been further reinforced during the pandemic. While this year has taught us how truly fragile our world can be, it has also demonstrated the power we possess, when working together, to overcome global challenges.
The virtual ADSW Summit will bring together leaders from policy, business and technology to define new pathways for delivering a green recovery in a post COVID-19 world.
Taking place across three two-hour sessions, the Summit will centralize around three pillars - Live & Move, Care & Engage, Work & Invest. Each pillar will allow participants and audiences to explore topics that will reimage sustainable development and open up social, economic and technological opportunities for delivering a green recovery.
Hosted by Masdar, the virtual ADSW Summit is in partnership with the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA), the Atlantic Council and Abu Dhabi Global Market.
As the anchor event of ADSW, the virtual Summit will allow participants to:
• Hear from global decision makers on delivering a green recovery in a post-COVID-19 world
• Learn how technology is accelerating sustainable development through Artificial Intelligence, energy transformation and resource management
• Network virtually with sustainability leaders from across the world
• Understand how our industry is adapting to global challenges
• Identify opportunities for business growth
H.E. Dr. Sultan Ahmed Al Jaber
Minister of Industry and Advanced Technology; UAE Special Envoy for Climate Change; and Chairman, Masdar
H.E. Khaldoon Khalifa Al Mubarak
Managing Director & Group Chief Executive Officer, Mubadala Investment Company
H.E. Eng. Awaidha Murshed Ali Al Marar
Chairman, Abu Dhabi Department of Energy, United Arab Emirates
H.E. Sheikha Bodour bint Sultan Al Qasimi
Founder & Chief Executive Officer, Kalimat Publishing Group, President, International Publishers Association
Prof. Jeffrey Sachs
President, UN-SDSN, Director, Center for Sustainable Development, The Earth Institute, Columbia University
Dr. Agnes Kalibata
Special Envoy of the UN Secretary-General for the 2021 Food Systems
H.E. Grace Fu
Minister for Sustainability and the Environment of the Republic of Singapore
Maimunah Mohd Sharif
Executive Director UN-Habitat
Sir Martin Sorrell
Chairman, S4 Capital
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, BlackRock, Inc.
Group Chief Executive Officer, HSBC Holdings plc
Dr.-Ing. Christian Bruch
President and Chief Executive Officer, Siemens Energy AG, Germany
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