THURSDAY 10 MAY

EBRD's Sustainability Event

Dead Sea Hall,
Sea Level (-1)

Sustainability is at the heart of the Bank’s mandate and EBRD’s Sustainability Event 2018 will highlight the accomplishments of the Bank and its clients.
This event, organised by EBRD’s Environment and Sustainability Department, will begin with a dynamic presentation of the Bank’s Sustainability Report 2017. We will demonstrate how EBRD implements its environmental and social policies, explaining strategic themes, showing how we monitor and measure impacts, and how we engage with our stakeholders. The launch will include an external expert review of the report followed by a discussion with active audience participation.
The event will conclude with the EBRD Sustainability Awards 2018, where we will showcase and celebrate the remarkable achievements of award winning EBRD clients. Gold, Silver and Bronze Awards will be presented in four categories: Sustainable Energy; Climate Resilience; Environmental & Social Best Practice and Environmental & Social Innovation.
Sustainability Award Judges

Listen to the Session


The Gold Winners

Sustainable Energy

Project Latte
(ENFAŞ ENERJİ ELEKTRİK ÜRETİMİ A.Ş.)

Climate Resilience

Saïss Water Conservation Project
(Royaume du Maroc, Ministère de l'Agriculture, de la Pêche Maritime, du Développement Rural et des Eaux et Forêts)

Environmental and Social Best Practice

Egyptian National Railways Restructuring
(Egyptian National Railways)

Environmental and Social Innovation

VIPA Energy Efficiency Structured Loan
(Private Limited Liability Company, Public Investment Development Agency (VIPA))


The Silver Winners:

Sustainable Energy

Risha Solar PV Power
Risha for Solar Power Projects PSC, 100% owned by ACWA Power

Climate Resilience

Tajikistan Climate Resilience Financing Facility
Microcredit Deposit Organisation “Humo”

Environmental and Social Best Practice

Shymkent WWT Essential Modernization Project
“Vodnye Resursy Marketing” LLP.

Environmental and Social Innovation

Sisecam Resource Efficiency, Glass Recycling and Energy Efficiency, and Glass Recycling Equity Projects
Türkiye Şişe ve Cam Fabrikaları A.Ş.


The Bronze Winners:

Sustainable Energy

Green Cities Framework: Banja Luka District Heating

Climate Resilience (2 bronze winners)

Enguri HPP – Climate Resilience Upgrade project

Varna Climate Resilience Infrastructure Project
Varna Municipality

Environmental and Social Best Practice (2 bronze winners)

Fayoum Wastewater Expansion Programme
Arab Republic of Egypt - Holding Company for Water and Wastewater

Dundee Precious Metals Equity
Dundee Precious Metals

Environmental and Social Innovation

Nibulon Grain Infrastructure
NIBULON

Moderator

Jonathan Charles

Managing Director, Communications, EBRD

Speakers

Alistair Clark

Managing Director, Environment & Sustainability, EBRD

Jan Piotrowski

Environment Correspondent, The Economist

Jonathan Charles

Managing Director, Communications, EBRD

Mr. Charles came to the Bank in 2011 after a long and distinguished career at the BBC, winning several awards for his journalism. As a BBC presenter and foreign correspondent, he has appeared on BBC1 and BBC World News television, as well as the BBC’s main radio channels.
His specialist areas include economics, Russia, the EU and international diplomacy; he has a keen interest in issues surrounding the single currency.
He established television operations for the BBC in Brussels and Frankfurt, and operated in many conflict zones throughout the world. He holds an MA (Oxon) and BA in Politics, Philosophy and Economics from Oriel College, Oxford University.

Alistair Clark

Managing Director, Environment & Sustainability, EBRD

Dr Alistair Clark is Managing Director of the Environment and Sustainability Department. His role includes ensuring that all investments are consistent with the Environmental and Social Policy and Environmental Procedures of EBRD and he is also responsible for providing strategic direction to EBRD on the implementation of the Bank’s environmental and social mandate and the incorporation of environmental and social aspects in all sector and country policies and strategies. He has been responsible for the 2003, 2008 and 2014 Environmental and Social Policies of EBRD. He is a member of EBRD’s Senior Management Group. In addition, he is a member of the UK Export Guarantee Advisory Council and Trustee of Television for the Environment, a UK registered charity specialising in environmental and social issues.

Jan Piotrowski

Environment Correspondent, The Economist

Jan Piotrowski is The Economist‘s Environment correspondent. Previously he was São Paulo bureau chief. Jan also held the position of the online science editor, having joined The Economist following a three-month stint as the Richard Casement science intern in 2008. He is a regular contributor to “The World In” annual compilation of forecasts, which examines the critical issues that will shape the year ahead. Mr Piotrowski holds a PhD in linguistics and philosophy from Warsaw University, where he lectured in semantics and translation theory.