On 7 and 8 July, the Montjuïc exhibition centre of Fira de Barcelona will host the first edition of the BforPlanetan event to promote the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) (UN) in the private sector.
The meeting, which will revolve around 5 thematic axes: partnerships, sustainable growth, climate action, innovation and social inclusion, will be attended by independent experts, senior representatives of international institutions and organisations, and private sector executives. All of them will address sustainability and the implementation of the SDGs in the business world.
In this first edition of BforPlanet Among others, Luis Felipe López-Calva, Director for Latin America and the Caribbean at UNDP (UN); Augusto López-Claros, Director of Global Indicators and Analysis at the World Bank; Yolanda García, member of the Directorate-General for Energy at the European Commission; Rodolfo Lacy, Director of Environment at the OECD; Yolanda Kakabadse, former President of WWF and former Minister of the Environment of Ecuador; Manuel Pulgar-Vidal, Global Leader for Climate and Energy at WWF; Cristina Sánchez, Executive Director of the Spanish network of the United Nations Global Compact; Marcello Palazzi, co-founder of B Lab Europe; Ana Palencia, Director of Communication and Sustainable Business at Unilever; and Joan Roca, chef at Celler de Can Roca.
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