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Sustainability Gathering 2013

12th December 2013, Dublin, Ireland

This year’s Sustainability Gathering is set to take place on the 12th December 2013 at Dublin Castle in Ireland. Last year, the Sustainability Gathering was held during the Volvo Ocean Race Event with the theme: ‘Enabling, Financing and Delivering Sustainable Growth’. It attracted over 200 businesses as well as academic, policy and political  experts.

12.12.13 Sustainabiliy Gathering

In this year’s edition, the one-day event will bring together a range of high level participants to outline the best sustainability practices of leading organisations. They will also focus on trends in sustainability investment & finance, emerging policy and enterprise drivers as enablers of a low carbon economy, and perspectives on how best to achieve this transition and in doing so create sustainable employment in Ireland.

Keynote speakers will include: John Bruton, President of the European Resource Efficiency Platform & President of IFSC Ireland; Jonathan Maxwell, Founding Partner and CEO of Sustainable Development Capital; and Owen Keegan, City Manager at Dublin City Council..

For further information on the event contact: carla.soriano@sustainabilitygathering.com

European Green Capital Award

The European Green Capital Award aims to provide an incentive for cities to inspire each other and share best practices. The award promotes and rewards the efforts of cities that are committed to achieving ongoing and ambitious goals for sustainable development. The current European Green Capital of Nantes will officially hand over the title to Copenhagen, the European Green Capital 2014, at a prestigious event to be held in Brussels on Wednesday 18th December 2013.

For more information on the European Green Capital Award click here.

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