APS to hold Malta sustainability forum

The general public is invited to attend this dynamic day-long event on 14 November to hear from top local and foreign practitioners within the sustainability sphere, and to learn how to implement positive change in their lives, homes and organisations

Marcel Cassar, CEO of APS Bank, will be introducing the Forum on the day
Marcel Cassar, CEO of APS Bank, will be introducing the Forum on the day

The first-ever national Malta Sustainability Forum was announced last week and will take place at the Westin Dragonara Resort on 14 November.

This pioneering event will raise awareness about sustainability and empower citizens – whether as individuals or as part of organisations – to make conscious decisions that lead to a more sustainable lifestyle.

Starting at 11am, the conference will allow participants to develop a better understanding of the social, environmental and economic challenges the world is facing in the context of the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) set by the United Nations.

No less than 20 local and international speakers who have decided to make the planet a better place to live will present practical cases, followed by moderated discussions.

The Forum will begin with a speech by HE The President of Malta, Dr George Vella, and a keynote by the Hon. Minister José Herrera – Minister for the Environment, Sustainable Development, and Climate Change. Other speakers will then include Adrien Labaeye – Sharing Cities Fellow and PhD researcher at Humboldt Universität zu Berlin, Carl Pratt – Founder of Future Planet, Nicole Klaesener-Metzner from the Aegle Foundation, and Zen D’Amato Gautam from Eco Market Malta amongst others.

The forum, organised by APS Bank and co-sponsored by COOL, GASAN MAMO, GO and PWC, is the most forward-thinking event about Sustainability to happen in Malta this year. It is meant to be a yearly event and contribute to position Malta at the forefront of the sustainability agenda.

Speaking about the Forum, APS Bank CEO Marcel Cassar said: “As Malta’s community bank, we are dedicated to creating sustainable solutions that help to safeguard our clients and our society. We are thrilled to be part of this event, and to bring some of the best minds together to champion and inspire people from all walks of life to achieve sustainability in their own lives, homes and organisations.”

Tickets to the Malta Sustainability Forum start at €20, including a networking lunch. To view the full agenda and register for the Forum, please visit www.maltasustainabilityforum.com Registration for the Malta Sustainability Forum is now open, with tickets available here. The Forum will run from 11am until 4.30pm, with a networking lunch at 1pm. A special edition of the APS Talks series will take place that evening, and further details will be announced soon

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