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How can businesses help build more resilient and environmentally sustainable infrastructure in Lebanon?

Bringing together the Institute for Global Prosperity's RELIEF Centre and Fast Forward 2030 network, and held in collaboration with Berytech, this event will examine how entrepreneurs can help achieve the Sustainable Development Goals, with a focus on SDG9: Build resilient infrastructure, promote inclusive and sustainable industrialisation and foster innovation.

Date: April 4, 2019
Time: 6-8 pm
Venue: Berytech Mathaf, conference room, 10th floor

Ramy Boujawdeh (Deputy General Manager of Berytech)
Ziad Abi Chaker (Founder of Cedar Environmental)
Adnan Mortada (Co-founder of SMAP Energy)
Elena Haddad (Co-founder of The Chain Effect)
and Maiko Schaffrath (Co-founder of Realchangers)

About RELIEF Centre
The RELIEF Centre is a transdisciplinary research collaboration that focuses on one of the world's most pressing challenges of the moment: how to build a prosperous and inclusive future for communities affected by mass displacement. The RELIEF Centre's research focuses on how we can measure prosperity and growth in Lebanon - a country that is experiencing a massive displacement of people - moving beyond indices like GDP to include measures of wellbeing, health, employment and education.

About Fast Forward 2030
Fast Forward 2030 promotes speculative models for enterprise and behaviours that will help deliver the Sustainable Development Goals. Comprising a handful of innovators, Fast Forward 2030 reaches out to the next generation of leaders who by 2030 will be the shapers of institutions, directors of businesses, producers of knowledge and inventors of technology.

About the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)
The Sustainable Development Goals are the blueprint to achieve a better and more sustainable future for all. They address the global challenges we face, including those related to poverty, inequality, climate, environmental degradation, prosperity, and peace and justice. The Goals interconnect and in order to leave no one behind, it ís important that we achieve each Goal and target by 2030.