Green business has become a hot topic for many organisations and businesses. Minimizing the amount of waste that is produced, reducing energy consumption and making more efficient use of resources can all lead to financial cost savings. However, finding pragmatic strategies for business sustainability can be a challenge.
To help your business find profitable and sustainable solutions for day to day business, EuroCham is hosting the second talk in the Sustainability Series Breakfast Talks providing Green Biz best practices and innovative solutions from a panel of experts in the field of :
▪ Greening day to day business operations
▪ Waste management and awareness
▪ Energy savings in the cooking and restaurant business
▪ Innovation and capacity building
There will also be a valuable opportunity to question our expert panelists during a Q&A session. So, don't miss the chance to learn achievable and practicalmethods of helping your organisation become more sustainable and profitable.
Carlo Figà Talamanca is the CEO and owner of Sustainable Green Fuel Enterprise (SGFE), which is an international award winning company producing eco-friendly charcoal briquettes. Carlo obtained a Master's Degree in Industrial Engineering from the University of Rome and started his professional career in in the consulting business in Italy. In 2005, at the age of 27 he moved to Boston , where he worked on international technology transfer projects between Europe, United States and Latin America. Carlo is based in Cambodia since 2010, but occasionally still works as an expert in international energy projects in Africa and South East Asia.
Clémence Fournier is currently the executive assistant to CEO at Thalias group, in charge of the corporate social responsibility. Previously Commercial Director at Prévoir Micro Life Insurance company in Cambodia. More than 6 years’ experience in communication, public relation and project management for the French Government in France and Cambodia Hadopi (High Authority for the dissemination of works and protection of rights on the Internet) Secretary of States for Sports French Embassy in Cambodia.
Nataly Rodionova, moved to Cambodian almost 3 years ago to establish and manage a branch of an international training center, focusing on IT-related education. Coming from one of the greenest European countries - Latvia, she felt overwhelmed with the waste management and environmental issues in Cambodia and got involved in establishing of a green movement in Phnom Penh - GoGreen Cambodia. That is a volunteering organization, that in just 2 years time has organized a number of clean up events, got involved into cooperation projects with Ministries and Municipalities, and currently is pushing forward a new innovative approach - a mobile app GoGreen Cambodia, that enables engagement of the residents into waste management activities in Cambodia.
Brittany Sims is the owner and Director of Farm to Table Group, a food and beverage company focused on healthy food & sustainable sourcing.
The company includes Farm to Table restaurant in Phnom Penh, and ARTillery Cafes in Phnom Penh and Siem Reap, with a team of 50 staff members across the three outlets. Brittany is from Oregon, USA and has been based in Cambodia for 8 years.
Nodira Akhmedkhodjaeva is a development economist with focus on topics related to environment, renewable energy and sustainability. In her current role as Programs Director at Nexus, Nodira oversees the pipeline, due diligence and investment for emerging impact investment funds such as the Pioneer Facility and Clean Energy Revolving Fund. These funds contribute to the development of specialized green finance products in the region. She has several years’ of experience in managing environment and energy programs in Southeast Asia (Cambodia, Indonesia, Lao PDR and Myanmar). Nodira is a graduate of the University of Auvergne Economics School (France) and CERDI (Center of Research and Studies on International Development) where she completed a Master’s program on International Development and Environmental Economics.