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29September 2019

The Transformation toward Green Economy Conference

The world is moving towards applying new strategies that encourage the transformation toward a green economy as a tool to achieve sustainable development. Shifting toward a green economy provides enterprises and companies with new investment and market opportunities. However, this requires the adoption of new processes and innovative approaches and technologies by the private and public sectors to seize these new investment and market opportunities.

Hence the importance of convening the “Transformation toward Green Economy” Conference in order to clearly define what Green Economy is and how it supports the achievement of sustainable development, explore opportunities and challenges facing the transition to a Green Economy in Egypt, including the role of the Government and the private sector in this regard.

Therefore, the third edition of the Forum on Strategies for Transition to Green Economy is held with an aim of creating opportunities and effective partnerships between the parties concerned and those interested in achieving sustainable development in the country and giving a push to the shift towards green economy in order to face future risks.

The Conference will also provide a platform for understanding the underlying principles for transition to a Green Economy, policies required to facilitate this transition, exchange of experience and good practices provide insights that help both existing and emerging investors and entrepreneurs in Egypt to adopt green economy strategies.

The Conference will also shed light on the important role of donors and funders in supporting this transformation, and showcasing success models and pilot experiences in green transformation, as well as making sustainable business models.

Furthermore, the forum will highlight green investments tools, and how to attract funding to support green projects in various sectors such as energy sector, real estate sector, Financial sector, environment sector, telecommunications sector, etc.

The Conference, which is being convened under the patronage of the Ministry of Environment of Egypt,Ministry of Trade and Industry and the Ministry of Communication and Information Technology will be attended by policy makers, businessmen and representatives of international organizations, civil society and youth.


CSR Arabia

CSR Arabia is a company established in 2015, with the aim of spreading awareness among companies and state institutions on the importance of fulfilling their social responsibilities toward the community, and it plays an important role in creating a state of integration between all community work stakeholders; through organizing several conferences, forums and workshops.
CSR Arabia Philosophy is built around bridging between Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) and development. It also aims to ensure effective and dynamic channels of communication between governmental institutions, private sector and civil society organizations to support the alignment of CSR plans and activities with the overarching national policies and strategies of the government to achieve sustainable development.

Forum Experts

H.E.Dr. Yasmine Fouad

Minister of Environment

Eng. Ahmed Taha

Assistant to the Minister of Commerce and Industry

Lt. General Abdel Moneam Al Tarras

Chairman of Arab Organization for Industrialization

Dr. Hussein Abaza

Senior Advisor to the Minister of Environment for Sustainable Development

Dr. Ahmed Gaber

Chairman of Chemonics Egypt

Eng. Emad Ghaly

CEO Siemens Egypt

Eng. Sherif Abdel Fattah

Vice Chairman &Board Member for Schneider Electric Egypt

Mr. Helmy Abouleish

Chief Executive Officer of SEKEM

Eng. Ahmed Selim

CEO of Cairo Capital Developments

Dr. Ahmed Huzayyen

Manager of the Eco-Industrial Department in Chemonics Egypt

Dr. Salah El Haggar

President of Egypt Green Building Council

Dr. Mohsen Adel

Former CEO of the General Authority of Investment and Free Zones

Eng. Khaled Gharib

Managing Director at Geocycle,Industrial director at Lafarge Cement Egypt

Ms. Sherine Shohdy

Country Coverage Director - CDC Group - Egypt

Mr. Walid Labadi

IFC Country Manager for Egypt, Libya, and Yemen

Ms. Sina Hbous

Advisor to the chairman of Egypt’s financial regulatory authority for sustainable development

Ms. Ruth Erlbeck

Head of National Solid Waste Management Programme Egypt Cluster Coordinator Environment and Sustainable Infrastructure (GIZ)

Dr. Hatem El Gamal

Chairman of Empower NRE

Mr. Tamer Ragheb

Corporate banking director, Attijariwafa Bank - Egypt

Dr. Tawfik Abdel Wahab

Head of microfinance department,Bank Du Caire

Dr. Ali Abo Sena

Executive Director, BioEnergy for Sustainable Rural Development

Dr. Maged Karam El-Din

sustainable energy expert and the Technical Director of the Regional Center for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (RCREEE

Dr. Mohammed El Khayat

Chairman of New and Renewable Energy Authority, NREA

Dr. Ahmed Kamal

(ECO), Executive Director of Environmental Compliance Office,FEI

Ms. Annachiara Scandone

Business development specialist, UNIDO regional office in Egypt

Dr. Mohamed Bayyoumi

Environment Team Leader, UNDP Egypt

Dr. Hend Farouh

Professor of Environment and Sustainable Design at Egypt’s Housing and Building National Research Center,the project manager of Grid Connected Small-Scale Solar Systems (Egypt – PV)

Mr. Ahmed Mustafa Al Amra

Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) Representative

Dr. Ahmed Hassan

Chairman of Mariout Hills

Eng. Fouad Zayed

Vice President Digital Energy and EcoStruxure Egypt, Schneider Electric NEA

Eng. Ghada Darwish

Board Member, Enara Renewable Energy Services

Dr. Hesham Eissa

Co-Founder of DCarbon Egypt, environmental science and climate change Expert

Dr. Mostafa Amin Madkour

Chief Executive officer Madkour Group

Mr. Hisham Mostafa Amin Madkour

Vice President and Deputy CEO, Madkour Group

Mr. Ahmed M. El-Sobky

Vice President for IT Markets, ITIDA

Eng. Ehab Ismail Amin

Vice Chairman New and Renewable Energy Authority, NREA


The Transformation toward Green Economy Conference
The Venue

Sheraton Cairo Hotel & Casino

Previous Events

1st CSR Arabia Forum

2nd CSR Arabia Forum

3rd CSR Arabia Forum