Sustainability Summit 2024

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Date & Time

27th July 2024 | 09:00 AM – 05:00 PM

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Dhaka, Bangladesh

AkijBashir Group presents the first ever Sustainability Summit 2024, in association with The Daily Star and an initiative of Bangladesh Innovation Conclave, is a premier event dedicated to fostering a sustainable and resilient future for Bangladesh. Under the visionary theme “Empowering Smart Future: Pathways to a Sustainable Bangladesh,” the summit brings together thought leaders, policymakers, industry experts, and advocates to collaborate on innovative strategies and technologies. Featuring keynote sessions, panel discussions, case study presentations, insight sessions, and fireside chats, the summit addresses the urgent challenges of urbanization and climate change, aiming to create a greener, smarter, and more inclusive nation.

Keynote Speakers

AYMERIC DE CONDÉ, MSC

AYMERIC DE CONDÉ, MSC

Head of APAC, Strive by STX, STX Group Former Commercial Director, Carbon & Renewables Trading, Environmental Sustainability Vertis Environmental Finace
CHANDRIKA PARMAR

CHANDRIKA PARMAR

Associate Professor | S.P. Jain Institute of Management & Research
SHRAMAN JHA

SHRAMAN JHA

CEO, Hindustan Unilever Foundation, Unilever

AYMERIC DE CONDÉ, MSC

Head of APAC, Strive by STX, STX Group Former Commercial Director, Carbon & Renewables Trading, Environmental Sustainability Vertis Environmental Finace

Aymeric de Condé is the Head of APAC for Strive by STX, the climate action arm of STX Group. He is dedicated to supporting corporations, managing their carbon exposure and decarbonization ambition in the Asia-Pacific region. With a passion and proven track record for environmental commodities, Aymeric previously worked in New York and was responsible for supporting companies in the North American market in their procurement strategy.In 2020, he moved to Europe and has been a key driving force in the development of the Climate Action division and the Wholesale Carbon Origination desk at Vertis Environmental Finance, acquired by STX Group in 2021.Aymeric holds a Master of Science (MSc) in Financial Markets & Investment from SKEMA Business School (Paris, France) and a Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) in Finance from Temple University (Philadelphia, USA).

CHANDRIKA PARMAR

Associate Professor | S.P. Jain Institute of Management & Research

Chandrika Parmar brings over 30 years of experience in academia and research. She has held significant roles at leading institutions such as FLAME University and SPJIMR, where she has influenced curriculum development and student mentorship. Her research covers diverse topics, including partition violence, agricultural biotechnology, and disaster studies. She has led numerous projects, focusing on research design, investigation, and compliance, and has published several notable works. At SPJIMR, Dr. Parmar integrates corporate responsibility and sustainability into business practices, preparing future leaders for ethical and socially responsible careers.

SHRAMAN JHA

CEO, Hindustan Unilever Foundation, Unilever

Shraman Jha is a seasoned management professional with more than 30 years of experience across diverse emerging markets in India, Bangladesh, Africa, and the Middle East. He currently serves as the CEO of the Hindustan Unilever Foundation, where he is dedicated to ensuring water security in India. His expertise spans sales, distribution, brand marketing, supply chain, finance, and HR at a leadership level. Shraman has also contributed to sharper food productivity advocacy through animal health in South Asia and has built networks to promote nutrition security. He holds an MBA from the Indian Institute of Management, an MA in Economics from the University of Pune, and a BA (Hons) in Economics from St. Stephen’s College, Delhi. Additionally, Shraman Jha is a fellow of the Salzburg Global Seminar-21st Century Trust and has made significant contributions to water security and sustainability.

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OPENING SPEECH

WELCOME SPEECH

TEA / COFEE BREAK

Insight Session 1

Fintech for CMSMEs: Enabling The Journey of Smart Bangladesh
Barrister Md. Sameer Sattar

President, Dhaka Chamber of Commerce & Industry

LUNCH BREAK

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