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Dubai to host Arab sustainability forum

PRESS RELEASE

August 15, 2015: The UAE will witness the largest congregation of thought leaders and change makers in the field of Sustainability on October 27/28 this year.

The Arabia CSR Forum 2015 will set the bar high in leading discourses, networking and peer learning, and promoting sustainable development.

This year's forum boasts an impressive line-up of notable speakers, sourced from the Region as well as internationally. Among them will be prominent personalities from the sustainability universe, as well as national leaders, government officials, heads of business, and others.

Themed ''Beyond Responsibility: Towards Transformational Sustainability'', the two-day Forum will include plenaries, creative labs and case presentations based on an interesting set of sub-themes emanating from the main theme, with some of the best minds in the business expected to lead the sessions.

In particular the Forum will focus on how global and local problems surrounding growth and development can be addressed by business and government effectively by promoting sustainable development, transformational sustainability and new economic models.

The interactive format will maximize benefits for attendees, who will gain deep insights on normative concepts and learn a great deal about the practical side of sustainability. The Forum will conclude with a press launch of Sharaka, The Arabia Partnering Alliance, one of the outcomes of last year's Arabia CSR Forum.

The Forum is convened under the auspices of the League of Arab States for the second consecutive year. Sponsors include: Ma'aaden, (Exclusive Strategic Sponsor), Petrochemical Industries Company (Platinum Sponsor), ENOC, NATPET and Gulf Petrochemical Industrial Company (Gold Sponsors), and Diamond Developers (Industry Sponsor).

The Arabia CSR Network is a professional multi stakeholder organization established in the UAE in 2004. It is devoted to advancing the principles and practices of Corporate Social Responsibility in the Arab region. The Arabia CSR Forum, organized annually, is the Arab region's premier knowledge sharing, dialogue and networking event. http://www.arabiacsrnetwork.com/arabia-csr-awards/arabia-csr-forum-awards-ceremony-2015/

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