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Business4DEV Project Results Presentation

On September 12, the results of the  Business4SDGs project, welcomed by CESA - Center for Studies on Africa and Developmentunder the coordination of Professor Luís Mah (ISEG). 

The presentation takes place between 9 a.m. and 1 p.m. at the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation (Auditorium 3).

The project is funded by Camões - Institute for Cooperation and Language and the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation.

This seminar, which will be attended by a number of professionals with national and international experience, will take stock of what has already been done and launch a debate on what still needs to be done.

Simultaneous translation is available.

Admission is free, but subject to registration here.


9h00 - 9h30
The Practice of Innovation 4 Development
Aleem Walji CEO of the Aga Khan Foundation USA (Washington, USA)

9h30 - 10h00
Business4SDGs: Presentation of results
Innovation for the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)
Luís Bernardo CEsA, CSG-ISEG

10h00 - 10h30
An Overview of Private Sector Engagement 4 Development
Shannon Kindornay, Director of Policy, Research and Practice - Canadian Center for International Cooperation (Ottawa, Canada)

10h30 - 11h00
Drivers of Sustainable Practice in Business Operations
Laura KellyDirector of the Shaping Sustainable Markets Research Group, International Institute for the Environment and Development (London, UK)

11h00 - 11h30 | Break

11h30 - 13h00

Round Table

Moderation:  Ana Luísa Silva CEsA, CSG-ISEG
António Saraiva, President CIP - Confederação Empresarial de Portugal
Bernardo Ivo Cruz, Executive Director SOFID - Sociedade para o Financiamento do Desenvolvimento
Laura Kelly
Shannon Kindornay
Susana Réfega, President Portuguese Platform of NGDOs