Saudi ESG Conference

مؤتمر الممارسات البيئية والاجتماعية و الحوكمة

10-11 November 2024
DoubleTree by Hilton Riyadh Financial District

Fadi Al-Shihabi

Partner - Sustainability & Climate Services Leader at KPMG Saudi Arabia

Kareem Abu Eid

MENA ESG Leader at RSM

ESG Integration in Investment Strategies: How financial institutions are shifting their focus

Dr. Muhammad Asif

Professor at KFUPM

Unlocking Synergies Between ESG and Energy Transition

Dr. Murya Habbash

Professor at King Khalid University

ESG practices on Saudi listed companies

Dr. Sultan Alshareef

Sustainability Associate Director at New Murabaa Development Company

Zaid Shtayyeh

Manager - Strategy & Transformation | Sustainability at Pricewaterhouse Coopers

Corporate Responsibility in Saudi Arabia: Navigating Climate Change and Post-growth Considerations

Yasmin Nabil Shokri

CEO at ESG&

Harnessing Technology for a Sustainable Future: The Decarbonization Journey

Mohammed Fouad

Business Excellence Director at Riyadh Cement Company

Business Excellence Director at Riyadh Cement Company

Wasay Mumtaz

Director Sustainability and Innovation at solutions by stc

Sustainability as a Driver for Innovation

Dr Halidu Abu-Bakar

Sustainability and Circular Economy Academic at University of Cambridge and University of Exeter

Integrating ESG into National Policies: A Roadmap for Global Sustainability Leadership

Dr. Ashwag Madkhali

Assistant Professor at Jazan University

Exploring the Role of Information Technology in Supporting Sustainability Efforts in Saudi Arabia

Faheem Piracha

CEO at BridgeESG

Capital Markets growth through Sustainability Reporting

Dr Abeer Alsulami

Assistant professor at Najran University

Empowering ESG: The Crucial Role of Universities in Shaping Sustainable Futures

Raheel Ahmed Chughtai

Advisor, Corporate Governance & Compliance at solutions by stc

The 'G' of ESG

Dr. Zahra Abdullah AlNasser

Manager of corporate governance at Tawuniya

Corporate Governance, Sustainability, and Greenwashing: Unveiling the Reality

Eyad Sallam

QHSE and Logistics Director at Ayar International Contracting Company

Maintaining Safety Culture through supply chain and sustainable procurement in Saudi Arabia

Javed Akbar

Chief GRC Officer at Tasnee

Taking a Holistic Approach: Sustainability as a Business Imperative

About the Conference
The Saudi ESG Conference is a pivotal event designed to address the growing importance of Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) principles in the corporate and public sectors within Saudi Arabia and beyond. As sustainability becomes an integral part of business strategies, this conference provides a crucial platform for leaders, policymakers, and stakeholders to explore sustainable practices, discuss regulatory frameworks, and foster partnerships that enhance ESG commitments. Attendees will gain valuable insights into the latest trends, challenges, and opportunities in implementing ESG principles effectively.

Who Should Attend
  • Business Leaders and Executives: Gain insights on how ESG principles can drive business sustainability and profitability.
  • Policymakers and Government Officials: Learn about regulatory changes and how they can support ESG initiatives.
  • Investors and Financial Analysts: Understand the impact of ESG factors on investment risks and opportunities.
  • Sustainability and CSR Professionals: Stay updated with the latest trends and innovations in sustainability practices.
  • Environmental Advocates: Engage with key stakeholders and contribute to discussions on sustainable development.
The Saudi ESG Conference 2024 invites thought leaders, industry experts, researchers, and innovators to share their insights, research, and experiences at the forefront of Environmental, Social, and Governance principles. If you have a compelling story, groundbreaking research, or a unique perspective on ESG, we encourage you to take the stage.

Topics of Interest:
  • ESG Integration in Investment Strategies: How financial institutions are shifting their focus.
  • Sustainability Reporting: Best practices, challenges, and the future.
  • Climate Change & Corporate Responsibility: The role of businesses in a changing environment.
  • Social Equity in Business: The path to a more inclusive corporate world.
  • Governance and Ethics: Maintaining transparency and accountability in the digital age.
  • Emerging Technologies in ESG: From AI to Big Data - the tech driving sustainable business practices.
If you have expertise in an area not listed above but believe it aligns with the broader theme of the conference, we encourage you to submit your proposal.

Submission Guidelines:
Abstract: Provide a concise summary (300-500 words) of your presentation or session, highlighting key takeaways.
Biography: A brief profile (150-200 words) detailing your professional background and expertise.Contact Information: Include your full name, organization, position, email, and phone number.Presentation Format: Solo presentation.

Important Dates:

  • Abstract Submission Deadline: July 30th, 2024
  • Final Program Announcement: August 15th, 2024 
  • Final Presentation Submission Deadline: October 5th, 2024
Speakers shall also consider the following notes:
  • Each presentation is allocated a 20 minutes followed by Q&A session.
  • On the day of presentation, please arrive at your session room at least 30 minutes before the session is scheduled to start.
  • Speakers are kindly required to abide by the allocated time for their presentations in order to avoid any inconvenience which may affect the next presenter. The Chair of the session will manage the time and signal the remaining time.
  • After presentation, you should be prepared to respond to questions posed by the audience and the chair of your session.
  • All speakers are advised to verify that their full names and affiliations are correctly written on their Abstract and presentation in line with their badges as the ‘Certificate of Participation’ will include the same names.
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Sponsorship: SAR. 40,000 + VAT

Among the many marketing strategies that a company can use to promote its products and services, sponsorship is one of the few that has the potential for huge payoffs.

Sponsorship Benifits:
  • 4 Complementary Registrations
  • Provide one technical presentation
  • Prominent signage on the stage during the conference Opening Ceremony/Keynote Session
  • Logo & Company Name in all printings and promotional materials for the event
  • Logo on event website with link to sponsor’s home page
  • Provision for flyer distribution
  • Exhibition spaces (table top)
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Registration Fees: SAR 5000 + 15% VAT.
Secure your spot at the Saudi Sustainibility Conference by completing the registration process and making the payment.

The registration fee includes the following benefits:
  • Access to attend all sessions and presentations during the Saudi Procurement Conference.
  • Refreshments, including lunch and coffee breaks, to keep you energized throughout the event.
  • A certificate of attendance to acknowledge your participation in the conference.
  • Exclusive access to a link where you can access the complete video recordings and PowerPoint presentations from the conference, allowing you to revisit the content and enhance your learning experience.
We aim to provide a comprehensive and valuable conference experience for all attendees, and these inclusions are designed to ensure that you gain maximum insights and knowledge from the event.
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  • DoubleTree by Hilton Riyadh Financial District Riyadh