Al Gore delivers key note address at Academy's forumOct 27 2010 - 17:01
A forum dedicated to “Green Economy and Corporate Social Responsibility” was today hosted by Borsa Italiana at Palazzo delle Stelline in Milan.
Environmentalist and former US Vice-President, Al Gore gave the key note address at the forum. Mr Gore’s remarks focused the dynamics that impact sustainable capitalism and the green economy and how these can be leveraged to create and deliver corporate value
The event was organized by Academy – the training center of Borsa Italiana - London Stock Exchange Group and sponsored by Terni Energia and Latham Watkins. The event was also organized in co- operation with Forum for the Sustainable Finance.
Following Al Gore speech, participants at a round table discussed “Green Economy and Corporate Sustainability in Italy: exploiting territories, models and innovative experiences”. The debate welcomed contributions from Corrado Clini, Direttore Centrale - Direzione per lo sviluppo sostenibile (Ministero dell'Ambiente); Davide Dal Maso, Segretario Generale (Forum per la Finanza Sostenibile); Marco Frey, Professore Ordinario - Economia e gestione ambientale (Scuola Superiore Sant'Anna di Pisa); Michael Gergen, Partner (Latham & Watkins); Stefano Neri, Presidente e Amministratore Delegato (Terni Energia) and Marcello Raimondi, Assessore alla qualità dell'Ambiente (Regione Lombardia).
Daniela Biagi, Head of Academy , London Stock Exchange Group said “ This forum gave us the unique opportunity to discuss the themes of corporate responsibility and value creation in the financial community.
Focusing on sustainable development we held with a number of listed companies and financial operators, a probing and fascinating debate on how we can make seismic shifts in the way we can respond to environmental and social needs as corporate citizens. The Academy, as a centre of excellence for training in this space, was delighted to host this unique event”.
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