Sustainable Dev Confce begins in Bangkok today

BD's banking sector milestone initiatives under GRI to be highlighted

FE Report | Published: July 10, 2018 21:53:06

The three-day long 6th Annual Sustainable Development Conference-2018 begins in Bangkok today (Wednesday).

Experts will present their papers as speakers from more than 25 countries including USA, Canada, Thailand, Italy, Bangladesh, Finland, India, Malaysia, the Philippines, the Netherlands, Japan, Turkey, China, Korea, Czech Republic, Taiwan, Hungary and Sweden.

The conference will put thrust on green technology, renewable energy and environmental protection related issues towards achieving the agendas of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

The Conference is organised by 'Tomorrow People Organization'- internationally recognized non-profit organization with headquarters in Belgrade, Serbia.

The delegates from more than 40 countries around the world will attend.

"This high-profile conference on sustainable development will deliver the comprehensive understanding of green economy with greater importance for successful and continuous development of every individual, organization and society as a whole," said Md. Touhidul Alam Khan, the lone participant from Bangladesh.

He will present a paper as speaker titled " Sustainability reporting towards sustainable development in banking sector: Bangladesh Perspective" on a special invitation from the organisers.

Khan is the Deputy Managing Director & Chief Business Officer and Head of Sustainability Reporting Committee (SRC) of Prime Bank Ltd.

He will highlight Bangladesh's banking sector milestone initiatives by implementing & publishing sustainability reports under Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) model and accorded global acceptance from GRI headquarters in the Netherlands.

The speakers will address the issues that will have to face in transforming ideas into workable, innovative and progressive projects. In order to achieve that, this 3-day event will include both exciting panel discussions and networking activities for educators of all ages and from all over the world.

This highly exciting and challenging international Conference on sustainable development is intended to be a forum, discussion and networking place for academics, researchers, professionals, administrators, educational leaders, policy makers, industry representatives, advanced students, and others. Sustainable Development Conference-2018 will provide unlimited resources and opportunities to interact with prominent leaders in the field and greatly expand on global network of scholars and professionals.

He also opined that this remarkable international event aims to bring together prospective young educators and future leaders as well as experienced professionals and social workers from different parts of the world who will have the unique opportunity to learn, interact and share ideas with the most innovative educational and entrepreneurial ethos.


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