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20-21 May 2024, Sheraton Grand Warsaw

The conference is aimed at companies implementing and pursuing sustainable development goals, representing many sectors of the economy. It is a unique Executive Club project aimed at promoting the idea of sustainable development and responsible business. The event culminates in the “Sustainable Economy Diamonds” awards gala.

Panel discussion topics:

DAY 1 – MAY 20th

ESG strategy in business

Green digitalisation

Ecological agriculture

Responsible medicine and pharmaceutics

Low-carbon construction and real estate

Green transformation of the automotive sector

Sustainable food production

DAY 2 – MAY 21st

Circular economy

Climate neutrality

Corporate social responsibility

Green energy

 

 

Special Guests OF THE PREVIOUS EDITION

Witold M. Orłowski, PhD, DSc

Witold M. Orłowski, PhD, DSc

Economist, professor at the Business School of the Warsaw University of Technology and the Vistula University, chief economic advisor to PwC Polska

Prof. dr hab. Witold M. Orłowski, economist, professor at the Business School of the Warsaw University of Technology and the Vistula University, chief economic advisor to PwC Polska, lecturer in many academic institutions in Poland and abroad.  Former economic advisor to the president Aleksander Kwaśniewski, member of the National Development Council of the President and the Economic Council of the Government.  Author of 16 books and 200 scientific publications, popular economic commentator and columnist of major Polish newspapers. 

Kamil Wyszkowski

Kamil Wyszkowski

Representative, Executive Director UN Global Compact Network Poland, UNOPS Representative in Poland

Since 2002 he has been associated with the United Nations. From 2002 to 2009 at the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), he was responsible, among other things, for international and multilateral cooperation and program development in Europe and Asia. He worked in many countries implementing development programs and projects based on knowledge transfer from Poland. These included in particular such countries as Iraq, India, Thailand and Romania. He also worked at the UNDP headquarters in New York and the UNDP headquarters for Europe and CIS countries in Bratislava. From 2009 to 2014, Director of the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) Office in Poland. From 2004 to 2021 Country Representative and President of the Council of the UN Global Compact Network Poland - UN GCNP (United Nation’s initiative to coordinate cooperation with business, cities, universities, public administration and NGO’s; read more: ungc.org.pl). Since 2021 Country Representative and Executive Director of UN GCNP. Since 2021 Vice Chairman of the Council of the United Nations Association Poland. From 2023 UNOPS Representative in Poland. Lecturer at such universities as Central European University, Catholic University of Lviv, SGH Warsaw School of Economics, Kozminski University Collegium Civitas, SWPS - University of Social Sciences and Humanities, Cracow University of Economics, Ignacy Paderewski Institute of Diplomacy at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Warsaw University. Plenipotentiary of the Rector of SGH (Warsaw School of Economics) for Cooperation with the United Nations. Expert in UN and EU policies, particularly in the area of activities at the interface of business, administration and science and the inclusion of the private sector in the implementation of UN goals, policies and standards. Specialist in development cooperation, multilateral cooperation and knowledge transfer. As a UN staff member working on economic diplomacy, climate change, social and economic innovation, social economics, and designing development leaps and megatrends in business in particular in response to climate change and climate change adaptation. A lawyer specializing in international law. Graduate of the prestigious United Nations Development Programme Academy (UNDP VDA). Together with the team he leads, he received a medal from the Sejm of the Republic of Poland for his engagement and activities for people with disabilities, the development of a Social Economy model for Poland and support for the ratification process of the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities. In 2012, he received an award for creating and running the most innovative and effective UNDP office in the Europe and CIS region from the UN Deputy Secretary-General in charge of UNDP RBEC. From 2003 to 2006 in a member of the Strategic Group under the UN Deputy Secretary General and UNDP Regional Director for Europe and CIS countries. From 2009 to 2012 member of the Team of Strategic Advisors to the Prime Minister of Poland. On behalf of the Team of Advisors to the Prime Minister, among other things, he he coworked on the development of the Long-Term Strategy for National Development to 2030 and coordinated the Human Capital Development Strategy to 2020. In 2014, on the Board of Experts of the National Center for Research and Development on innovation in the economy and social Innovation. In 2016, among the members of the innovation team at the Ministry of Development. In 2019, advisor to the Minister of Investment and Development. From 2019 to 2023, expert of the Senate of the Republic of Poland on international affairs, development aid and climate policies. From 2019 to 2022 advisor to the Minister of Funds and Regional Policy. From 2023 UNOPS Representative in Poland. He is a commentator, among others, on TVN 24, TVN24 Business and World, POLSAT and Radio TOK FM, among others. He has published in Rzeczpospolita, Gazeta Wyborcza, gazeta.pl, ONET, RMF24, Puls Biznesu and WNP.pl Economic Portal.

Prelegents OF THE PREVIOUS EDITION

Day 1

Panel 1: On the light side of the force – individuals accountable in business

Bolesław Rok, PhD, DSc

Bolesław Rok, PhD, DSc

Professor at Kozminski University, Department of Entrepreneurship and Business Ethics

Director of the Business Ethics and Social Innovation Center of Kozminski University. Associated with business for thirty years as an entrepreneur and advisor. Co-founder of the Responsible Business Forum, co-author of the annual Responsible Company ranking for the Dziennik Gazeta Prawna daily, coordinator of international projects on innovation for sustainable growth. Member of, among others, the Program Committee of the Institute of Innovative Economy, Jury of Polish National Sales Awards and the Marketing Director of the Year competition, Supervisory Board of mFundacja, Program Committee of United Nations Global Compact, and Ingenious Business Network.

Teresa Aldea

Teresa Aldea

Sustainable Development Manager, Carlsberg Polska

Teresa Aldea, Sustainable Development Manager at Carlsberg Polska. For over 15 years, she has been involved in consulting, training, research and implementation of ESG strategies. She is experienced in the implementation of ESG programs in various service and production industries, She has managed many international projects. Teresa Aldea accompanies enterprises during the development and implementation of ESG strategies, preparation of communication programs (including ESG reporting), as well as stakeholder engagement. She demonstrates her passion for sustainable development in her professional and private life. She is often involved in educational projects for local communities and proves that it is possible to live in a sustainable way in the city.

Krzysztofa Bełz

Krzysztofa Bełz

Customers and Community Partnerships Manager, Coca-Cola HBC Poland and Baltics

ESG expert, sustainability agenda’s coordinator, responsible for stakeholders’ engagement, building sustainability partnerships for the better future.  

Agnieszka Łyczak-Szymczyk

Agnieszka Łyczak-Szymczyk

Sustainability Manager,
BASF Polska

Graduate from International Relations on Maria Curie-Sklodowska University in Lublin, Cambridge Marketing College and Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership. Lecturer on Postgraduate Studies of Climate Academy. Cambridge Marketing College oraz Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership. Several years of experience in a chemical industry in the area of business development, marketing, communication and sustainability. In her professional life she focuses on balance between customer needs, business goals implementation and a sustainable development.

Magdalena Olborska

Magdalena Olborska

ESG Manager,
Samsung Electronics Polska

Katarzyna Ochman

Katarzyna Ochman

Director, Safety, Health & Environment,
AstraZeneca Pharma Poland

Since 2019, she has been setting the strategic direction for activities in the field of safety, employee wellbeing and reduction of the AstraZeneca’s negative environmental impact in Poland. On a daily basis, Katarzyna focuses on employees’ education and creating practical solutions to support AstraZeneca's global vision of sustainable development. Thanks to this, she can pursue her passions by co-creating and supporting a psychologically safe workplace and the development of a socially and environmentally sustainable company. Katarzyna is also responsible for cooperation with external partners, such as the City of Warsaw.

Filip Orliński

Filip Orliński

Director of the Corporate Strategy and Strategic Projects Office,
InPost

Filip Orliński zarządza obszarem strategii korporacyjnej, projektów strategicznych oraz raportowania niefinansowego w InPost. Wcześniej przez wiele lat zajmował się projektami inwestycyjnymi oraz współpracą z partnerami zewnętrznymi w celu realizacji różnych biznesowych przedsięwzięć, m.in. w PwC/Strategy&, gdzie specjalizował się w strategii e-commerce, branży operatorów logistycznych i kreowaniu nowych produktów. Projekty realizował na wielu różnych rynkach, m.in. w Polsce, Czechach, Węgrzech, Ukrainie czy Izraelu. Ukończył studia w Rotterdam School of Management na kierunku finanse i inwestycje, a także metody ilościowe i systemy informacyjne w Szkole Głównej Handlowej. Swoją edukację w zakresie innowacji technologicznych kontynuował w MIT, a doświadczenia wykorzystał, współtworząc książkę „Management made simple”. Pasjonuje się nowymi technologiami, sportami wodnymi oraz grami planszowymi.

Aleksandra Robaszkiewicz

Aleksandra Robaszkiewicz

Head of Corporate Communications and CSR,
Lidl Polska

W firmie Samsung odpowiada za zrównoważony biznes i ESG. Inicjatorka programów wspierających tworzenie innowacji w duchu Celów Agendy 2030 i w oparciu o nowe technologie, w tym pierwszego w Polsce inkubatora dla start-upów działających na rzecz SDG oraz Samsung Solve for Tomorrow – młodzieżowego programu, który uczy rozwiązywać problemy współczesnego świata zdobywając kompetencje przyszłości. Pomysłodawczyni dobrych praktyk w odpowiedzialnym korzystaniu ze smartfonów i definicji cyfrowego dobrostanu. Związana z Polską Izbą Informatyki i Telekomunikacji, gdzie kieruje komitetem klimatu i środowiska. Laureatka 4. edycji Nagrody „Ludzie, którzy zmieniają biznes” przyznanej przez Forum Odpowiedzialnego Biznesu w 2021 roku. Z branżą CSR związana nieprzerwanie od 13 lat, wcześniej w sektorze ubezpieczeniowym, m.in. w zarządzie Fundacji PZU. Absolwentka Szkoły Głównej Handlowej w Warszawie oraz dyplomowany CSR Manager.

Panel 2: Sustainable agriculture and food production

Prof. Marian Podstawka, PhD, DSc

Prof. Marian Podstawka, PhD, DSc

Professor at the Warsaw University of Life Sciences, Member of the Economic Sciences Committee of the Polish Academy of Sciences, Member of the Council for Agriculture and Rural Areas near the President of the Republic of Poland

I was born on August 2, 1954 in Seroczyn. I have been a titular professor of economics since 2002. My achievements consist of more than 300 scientific publications, including 20 book publications. I have promoted about 2,000 master's and bachelor's degrees and 19 PhDs. In my scientific and teaching work, I deal with issues: • Public finance • Corporate finance • Social and economic insurances • Agricultural policy and agricultural economics From 1993 to 2005, I served as Vice-Dean and Dean of the Faculty (currently Economics) at University of Life Sciences and from 2019 to 2022 as Director of the Institute of Agricultural and Food Economics - National Research Institute. For another term, I am a member of the Committee on Economic Sciences of the Polish Academy of Sciences, a member of the Council on Agriculture and Rural Affairs to the President of the Republic of Poland, and a member and former president of the Association of Agricultural and Agribusiness Economists. Privately: Wife Urszula and sons Łukasz i Maciej. Hobby is beekeeping, poetry, sports and agricultural and garden crops.

Andrzej Gantner, BEng, PhD

Andrzej Gantner, BEng, PhD

Vice-president of the board, General director of the Polish Federation of Food Industry Union of Employers

Andrzej Gantner (PhD) - vice-president of the board, general director of the Polish Federation of Food Industry Union of Employers (PFPŻ ZP), editor-in-chief of the quarterly "Food-Lex", member of the Council of the Employers and Entrepreneurs Union, member of the Council of the Polish Chamber of Commerce, member of the Committee on Food and Nutrition Sciences of the Polish Academy of Sciences. He represents PFPŻ ZP in the largest European organization of the food industry, Food Drink Europe. For over 20 years associated with the food industry in terms of management, marketing, public relations, corporate social responsibility. Author of numerous publications and analyzes on the food market and the food economy.

Wiesław Hałucha

Wiesław Hałucha

President of the Management Board,
Alventa

Wieslaw Halucha - President of the Management Board "Alventa" SA. A graduate of the Faculty of Management at the University of Economics in Krakow, Faculty of Law and Administration at the Jagiellonian University in Krakow, postgraduate studies in the Management of Capital Group at Warsaw School of Economics and MBA studies at the University of Minnesota. Since 2003 professionally connected with "Alventa" SA. Creator of “Alventa Invest” Group. Councilor in the Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Krakow.

Marcin Jakub Kruczyński

Marcin Jakub Kruczyński

General Director,
Foss Polska

Marcin Kruczyński is graduate of Automation and Robotics at the Warsaw University of Technology. He completed postgraduate studies in management and marketing at the SGH Warsaw School of Economics in Warsaw. Since 2006, he has been working in several managerial positions in the area of sales and management in large international companies, mainly in the technology and laboratory segments. Since 2020 he is working with FOSS. He holds the position of General Manager and is responsible for the development of the whole FOSS in Poland. He is enthusiastic about all new technologies in manufacturing processes.

Marta Tworek

Marta Tworek

Sustainability Coordinator,
Smithfield Polska

Marta Tworek – graduate of West Pomeranian University of Technology in Szczecin, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering and Mechatronics. In the years 2014 – 2022 she acquired the experience in Animex Foods, where in its location in Szczecin she was responsible for safety of the employees. At that time she specialized herself in occupational risk and machine safety management. She was also responsible for implementation of the health and safety management system based on the international standard ISO 45001 in facilities belonging to Animex Foods group. Since 2022 she has been working in Smithfield Polska, in which as the Sustainable Development Coordinator, using the previously gathered professional experience, she is responsible for implementation of the Sustainable Development Policy, to include achievement of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.

Izabela Wawerek

Izabela Wawerek

Head of Business Sustainability,
Syngenta Polska

Odpowiada za projekty na rzecz rolnictwa regeneracyjnego, komunikację zewnętrzną i wewnętrzną. Reprezentuje Syngentę w licznych grupach roboczych Polskiego Stowarzyszenia Ochrony Roślin. Członkini Zarządu Polskiej Izby Nasiennej. Absolwentka Centrum Europejskiego oraz Wydziału Prawa i Administracji Uniwersytetu Warszawskiego.

Panel 3: Climate neutrality caused by innovation

Artur Pollak, BEng, PhD

Artur Pollak, BEng, PhD

CEO,
APA Group

Member of the Program Council of the Faculty of Electrical Engineering of the Silesian University of Technology. An expert in the field of computer control systems. He led several projects, creating factories referred to as Industry 4.0 in Europe and China. He cooperated with such concerns as VW, GM, Daimler and Siemens.

Dominika Bagińska-Chyłek

Dominika Bagińska-Chyłek

ESG Manager, Coordinator of Industry Contact Points,
Łukasiewicz-ORGMASZ

Piotr Maciak

Piotr Maciak

President of the Management Board, Nordkalk and Member of the Management Board of the Nordkalk Group responsible for the Central Europe Region

Since 1991, he has been working in managerial positions in the area of sales and management in large international companies, mainly in the segment of building materials. He has been working for Nordkalk for 14 years, including the position of President of the Management Board of Nordkalk Sp. o.o. Since 2019, he has been the vice president of the Nordkalk group responsible for the Central Europe region.

Dariusz Jasak

Dariusz Jasak

President of the Management Board,
Seen Technologie

Graduated from Technical Physics and Applied Mathematics Faculty at Łódź Technical University. Post graduate studies on Medical Images Processing at University College Hospital in London. In 1991 employed by Siemens Sp. z o.o. as a Head of Sales in Medical Department and finally Head of Industrial Solutions & Services Department. Responsible for “turn-key” applications of Siemens solutions for industry. In 2009 offered a position of CEO at Veolia Water Technologies Sp. z o.o., a Polish subsidiary of the French Veolia Environment. In  2019 took a position of CEO at SEEN Technologie Sp. z o.o. the leading company on a water treatment market in Poland.

Anna Kułach

Anna Kułach

President of the Management Board & CFO,
E.ON Foton

Since February 2023, she has been acting as the President of the Management Board and CFO at E.ON Foton. She has over 20 years of professional experience and extensive knowledge in the area of finance, company operation and comprehensive business management. She is a graduate of the University of Economics in Krakow, and in 2008 was awarded the title of expert auditor (no. 11347), and since 2011 has been ACCA qualified. She is an expert in management and financial accounting mixed with an understanding of business needs to build and effectively implement business development strategies. Between 2003 and 2011 at EY, she conducted auditing and consulting projects for companies in various industries, mainly energy. Since 2011, she managed the finances of companies, including as CFO and board member of PKP Cargotabor sp. z o.o., Radpol S.A., and since 2018, she was CEO of Radpol S.A., where she was responsible for strategy definition, investor relations, finance, purchasing, sales, IT, HR and compliance. For the past few years, she has served as an independent member of the Supervisory Boards in public and private sector companies.

Konrad Ptasiński, BEng, PhD

Konrad Ptasiński, BEng, PhD

Patent attorney,
JWP Patent & Trademark Attorneys

Marcin Ujejski

Marcin Ujejski

President of the Management Board, Blue Timber,
President of Beleaf listed company

Marcin Ujejski President, of the Management Board of Blue Timber S.A., owner of the DrewnoDlaDomu brand, author of the book entitled "Mathematical formula for success", Vice President of Oxygen Forest Poland, which mission is to plant trees as the simplest method in the world to reduce the carbon footprint. Appointed to the position of the President of the BeLeaf S.A. listed company.

Panel 4: Mental health and wellbeing of the organization

Prof. Rafał Ohme

Prof. Rafał Ohme

CEO,
Digital Emotions

Prof. Rafal Ohme - expert in the brain and emotions. Finalist of the EY Entrepreneur of the Year, lectures in Business Schools in Poland and South Africa. His companies use soft AI in Europe, USA, New Zealand and mobile apps improve mental power in business, education and pro-level sports. Writes for Forbes, including ‘Future is Powered by Women’ series.

Daria Biechowska, PhD

Daria Biechowska, PhD

Psychologist, Assistant Professor at the Faculty of Psychology in Sopot at SWPS University and Regional Director of Fractal Concept Psychology and Development Centres

Psychologist - specialisation: neuropsychology, clinical psychology; suicidologist; specialist in public health; deals with prevention and promotion of mental health, suicidal behaviour and epidemiology of mental disorders, as well as clinical neuropsychology. Author of numerous scientific articles on mental health issues and clinical neuropsychology. Member of the Mental Health Council at the Minister of Health, member of the working group for suicide and depression prevention at the Public Health Council, member of the Expert Committee on Mental Health Protection of the Ombudsman, Vice President of the Polish Suicidological Association, Vice President of the Scientific Section of Suicidology of the Polish Psychiatric Association, Editor of the Clinical Psychology section in the scientific journal Advances in Psychiatry and Neurology. She currently works as an Assistant Professor at the Faculty of Psychology in Sopot at SWPS University and Regional Director of Fractal Concept Psychology and Development Centres.

Katarzyna Duzinkiewicz

Katarzyna Duzinkiewicz

Director People Experience,
Pfizer Polska

Weronika Ławniczak

Weronika Ławniczak

Originator and CEO of Holispace Institute of Health and Beauty in Warsaw

She has been connected with business for over 30 years – in infrastructure and construction, head quarter at PPL, and managing her own firm. In 2019, she established the first Holistic Institute of Health in Poland. She graduated from Kozminski University – “Wellbeing and Health in Organizations” She developed her own mentoring methodology called “Self Immersion Method” and a guide “5 Steps to Vitality”. It combines well-being and business, incorporating the concept and strategies of well-being in organizations. She was awarded with economic awards for innovative and holistic approach to business. She is fully committed to social missions for mental health and a healthy lifestyle. www.holispace.com

Mariola Pilas-Kołodziej

Mariola Pilas-Kołodziej

Director, Harmonia LUX MED Medical Centers

Mariola Pilas-Kołodziej - Director of Harmonia LUX MED Medical Centers. She manages mental health clinics and supports the development of mental health in companies. A graduate of the Lazarski University in Warsaw at the Faculty of Law and Administration and the University of Marketing Management and Foreign Languages in Katowice in the field of Marketing Company Management. She has been associated with the medical services market since 2010. In her free time, she devotes herself to her passion, which is music.

Janusz Szulik

Janusz Szulik

President of the Management Board, TU INTER Polska, TU INTER-ŻYCIE Polska

A graduate of the AGH University of Science and Technology in Krakow, completed postgraduate studies in management at the University of Economics in Katowice and the Academy of Management of the German Economy Bad Harzburg. Has been involved in the insurance industry since 1999. In 1999-2008, he has worked for Generali Poland, initially as a Regional Director and in 2002-2008 as a Sales Director. He joined TU INTER Polska S.A. in June 2008 as Sales Director, and later as Member of the Management Board. In August 2011 he was appointed President of the Management Board of TU INTER Polska S.A. and TU INTER-ŻYCIE Polska S.A. In both companies he is in charge of sales, training, marketing and PR, as well as internal audit. He has been honoured, inter alia, with the Jan Mikulicz-Radecki Medal of the Lower Silesia Medical Chamber, the Award of Merit - Polish Medical Association and the Order of Honour of the Self-Government of Nurses and Midwives, member of Council of the Medical University of Silesia.

Day 2

Panel 1: Green investments and sources of their financing

Szymon Sikorski, PhD

Szymon Sikorski, PhD

Proxy, Assistant to the Rector of the University of Agriculture in Cracow

Dr Szymon Sikorski – political scientist, historian, journalist, MBA, musician. Employee of the University of Agriculture in Krakow - proxy and assistant to the rector, lecturer, moderator and panelist of the Economic Forum. Expert of the Future Industry Platform, member of the Polish Economic Society and the Scientific Council of the Polish Ecological Club. Collaborator and analyst of the Council for Agriculture and Rural Areas with the President of the Republic of Poland. Author of over 400 substantive studies. Winner of the Business Center Club "Sharp Pen" award, awarded the Honoris Gratia badge by the Mayor of the City of Cracow.

Jarosław Broda

Jarosław Broda

Member of the Board,
Baltic Power

Andrzej Bułka

Andrzej Bułka

President of the Management Board, Fracht FWO Polska

Andrzej Bułka, President of the Management Board of Fracht FWO Polska Sp. z o. o. He has been associated with the transport and logistics industry for over 25 years. In 2010, he headed Fracht FWO Polska as its managing director, and since 2019 he has been the President of the company's management board. He gained his professional experience as a merchant navy officer, and then developed his professional career in international logistics companies. A graduate of the Navigation Faculty of the Maritime University of Szczecin. He completed postgraduate studies in leadership psychology at the Business School of the Warsaw University of Technology and Advanced Management Program at IESE in Barcelona. International logistics expert, panellist and speaker at conferences and economy events in Poland and abroad.

Ewa Mochocka

Ewa Mochocka

Associate Partner, Capital & Debt Advisory Leader,
EY Poland

Ewa provides services relating to business funding and restructuring. She has over 15 years of experience in the field of financial consulting, in particular in the area of finance acquisition and enterprise financial restructuring. In her career, Ewa has advised on many funding processes, including on financing transactions for greenfield and brownfield projects, as well as restructuring processes, serving clients in various industries, such as infrastructure, energy, manufacturing, retail, distribution and financial services. She is a graduate of the Warsaw School of Economics. She holds the ACCA and PMP certificates

Marta Saracyn

Marta Saracyn

ESG Risk Strategy Manager,
Bank Gospodarstwa Krajowego

Marta Saracyn is ESG strategy risk Manager in the Polish Development Bank, where she is responsible with the team of experts for developing strategy for ESG. She graduated in geography faculty, her specialization is water management. For 13 years she has been involved in a field of environmental protection, especially water protection. She is co-author of main national strategies on droughts and water management. She collected experience both in privet and public sector as ESG Manager and water management expert. She is involved in educational projects, and willingly explains complicated environmental topics to everyone who wants to listen. She works as redactor in magazine “Water Isseues”.

Agata Staniewska-Bolesta

Agata Staniewska-Bolesta

Managing Director of Offshore, Ørsted Polska

Agata Staniewska - Bolesta is a manager with many years of experience and an expert in the areas of energy, environment, and climate. She specializes in analyzing the political and legislative environment at the national and European levels. She has been with Ørsted for four years. She was the first person hired in the offshore area at the Danish company's Polish subsidiary. Prior to joining Ørsted, she held management positions at CEC Group and the Confederation of Leviathan, among others. She is a graduate of Interdepartmental Environmental Studies at the University of Warsaw. She also completed a course in climate change at the University of Melbourne.

Andrzej Zduńczyk

Andrzej Zduńczyk

Director of the Financial
Institutions Market,
BIK

Director of the Financial Institutions Market, responsible for the product offer and cooperation of BIK with banks, leasing and factoring companies. He has over 10 years of professional experience in mortgage banking in the area of credit analysis and risk management, gained, among others, at in the PKO BP bank and in the Danish bank Nykredit RealKredit A/S. Enthusiast of new technologies, innovative solutions and sport. At BIK, he identifies business opportunities and leads innovative projects. Currently, he manages development work in the field of BIK solutions supporting the banking sector in the ESG area.

Panel 2: Green digitalisation

Rafał Mrówka, PhD, DSc

Rafał Mrówka, PhD, DSc

Professor at the Department of Management Theory, Director of the MBA Programme Office, SGH Warsaw School of Economics

Rafał Mrówka, Ph.D. is an associate professor at the Department of Management Theory at SGH Warsaw School of Economics. He specializes in the analysis of modern models of organization, digital transformation, leadership issues, corporate social responsibility, employee satisfaction and engagement surveys and public relations. He is also the Director of Programme Office at SGH. He has lectured or participated in research programs at Tel Aviv University (Israel) and Universite Catholique de Lille (France). Rafał Mrówka is also active in business consulting and managerial trainings – he has more than 20 years of experience in managing projects for business, is co-owner of consulting and training company IMMOQEE. He is a president of the Advisory Board of the School for Leaders Foundation, which shapes leadership attitudes in society in Poland.

Ireneusz Borowski

Ireneusz Borowski

Country Manager Poland, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Hungary,
Dassault Systèmes

Ireneusz Borowski joined Dassault Systèmes in 2008, and to date, as Senior Manager Sales & Business Development Eastern Europe, prepared business development plans for Poland, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Hungary and managed the sales in Eastern Europe. Prior to this, as Senior Sales Manager Eastern Europe, Partner Success Management EUROCENTRAL, he steered the sales of indirect channels. Ireneusz Borowski commenced his career in 1998 at AutoR KSI, then he worked as an Account Manager and Special Program Manager in CNS Solutions. In 2000 he joined Premium Technology as a Product Manager and for the following 8 years was engaged at different levels of management. Ireneusz Borowski graduated from Warsaw University of Technology with a degree in automobile and heavy machinery engineering.

Tomasz Dziki

Tomasz Dziki

Executive Vice President,
Britenet

Executive Vice President of the company - joined Britenet in 2012. He has been involved in the IT industry for more than 24 years. He started his career as a Java programmer. He is currently involved in sales strategy and development of new sales opportunities. Coordinates sales in domestic and international markets. Strongly focused on building business relationships and international expansion. 

Dariusz Kwieciński

Dariusz Kwieciński

Managing Director, CEO,
Fujitsu Poland

Dariusz Kwieciński has nearly 20 years of experience in the IT industry. Since joining Fujitsu in 2006, he has held managerial positions, including: Service Manager, Service Director, Head of Services and Country Head of Sales in Poland. He is a graduate of the Warsaw University of Technology. He emphasizes that the goal of Fujitsu Polska is to support Polish companies in digital transformation, especially in the three areas that are fundamental to the search for innovation: Data Protection, End User Services and Data Center Transformation.

Jens Lovejus

Jens Lovejus

Regional Director,
SoftwareONE

Tomasz Nasiłowski, BEng, PhD, DSc

Tomasz Nasiłowski, BEng, PhD, DSc

Founder, CEO,
InPhoTech

Dr hab. Eng. Tomasz Nasiłowski - scientist, entrepreneur, visionary. The founder of the InPhoTech group and the president of the board of InPhoTech, a leading Polish technology company implementing innovative fiber optic solutions to the industry. He obtained the title of doctor of physical sciences at the Warsaw University of Technology (2000) and postdoctoral degree at the Jagiellonian University (2017). For over 10 years he worked in Belgium as visiting professor at the Free University of Brussels (VUB). Manager and participant of over 80 research and industrial projects, including over 40 international projects. Co-author of over 200 global patent applications, of which over 100 have already obtained the status of patents. Co-author of 280 scientific publications (including Nature Communication), cited over 2,200 times in prestigious scientific journals /index h=26/. Coordinator of the subject of the use of optical fibers in industry in the European Photonics Alliance platform. He was vice president of National Smart Specializations for Photonics and a World Bank consultant in the field of photonics. An expert in the field of new technologies and a promoter of the achievements of Polish science on the international arena. Speaker and expert at many Polish and foreign scientific conferences as well as business and economic events. Honored with incl. with the title of 'Innovative Personality 2016' by the Polish Chamber of Commerce.

Tomasz Sobol

Tomasz Sobol

Cloud Product Manager,
OVHcloud, CEE

Panel 3: Circular Economy

Prof. Krzysztof Pikoń, BEng, PhD, DSc

Prof. Krzysztof Pikoń, BEng, PhD, DSc

Professor on Faculty of Energy And Environmental Engineering, Head of Department of Technologies and Installations for Waste Management, Silesian University of Technology

Krzysztof Pikoń, Professor, PhD, DSc., Eng. Position: professor at the Faculty of Environmental and Power Engineering of the Silesian University of Technology, head of the Department of Technology and Equipment for Waste Management. Specialization: circular economy, waste management, energy use of waste, renewable energy sources, environmental analyzes and project management At the Silesian University of Technology, he lectures, among others, on subjects such as: circular economy, full life cycle environmental assessment (LCA), project management, etc. He completed his master's studies in 1993 at the Faculty of Energy of the Silesian University of Technology in the field of Mechanics and Machine Construction - specialization in Machines and Equipment for Chemical and Food Industry. He defended his doctoral thesis in 1999, and in 2012 he was awarded the degree of habilitated doctor. In 2020, the title of professor and the position of full professor at the Silesian University of Technology. He was a participant in over 40 and the manager of over 20 scientific and implementation projects, including 4 European projects in the field of circular economy, renewable energy, sustainable development and waste management, as well as several international educational projects. He is the author of nearly 200 scientific publications, including over 50 in prestigious foreign journals with the so-called Philadelphia List. He is the author of, among others of books: Circular economy in a holistic approach, Model of multi-criteria environmental analysis of complex technological systems and co-author of the Handbook of clean energy systems published by John Wiley & Sons. He is the author of several pedagogical publications related to challenge-oriented education, project-based learning and case learning. He was awarded with Medal of the National Education Commission (2019) and many Rectors Awards for scientific, organizational and pedagogical achievements. He was the director of the Energy Transition program at EIT Innoenergy (in consortium of 13 EU Universities). He obtained the international PRINCE2 and Agile PM management certificate. He also participated in many trainings, incl. English Medium Instruction at UPC Barcelona, Case Teaching at Harvard University and ESADE Business School, as well as in a range of training courses such as Problem Solving, Design Thinking and other soft skills.

Robert Chciuk

Robert Chciuk

Director, Department of Waste Management,
Ministry of Climate and Environment

 

Dariusz Jasak

Dariusz Jasak

President of the Management Board,
Seen Technologie

Graduated from Technical Physics and Applied Mathematics Faculty at Łódź Technical University. Post graduate studies on Medical Images Processing at University College Hospital in London. In 1991 employed by Siemens Sp. z o.o. as a Head of Sales in Medical Department and finally Head of Industrial Solutions & Services Department. Responsible for “turn-key” applications of Siemens solutions for industry. In 2009 offered a position of CEO at Veolia Water Technologies Sp. z o.o., a Polish subsidiary of the French Veolia Environment. In  2019 took a position of CEO at SEEN Technologie Sp. z o.o. the leading company on a water treatment market in Poland.

Andrzej Losor

Andrzej Losor

Member of the Board, Director of sales and marketing development, Górażdże Cement SA

Associated with the Górażdże Group for over 15 years. He started his professional career in sales structures, performing, among others, the position of the head of the sales region. In the years 2003-2008 he was a sales consultant on behalf of the HeidelbergCement Group in Ukraine, responsible for building the sales team and sales processes. He performed a similar role in 2011-2012 in Kazakhstan. Since 2020, he has been a Board member of Górażdże Cement SA, serving as director of sales and marketing development. He is actively involved in the works of industry associations, including the Association of Cement Producers and the Polish Green Building Council. An economist, he graduated from the University of Opole and the Wrocław University of Economics, as well as from prestigious international development programs. He is an expert in sales process management, customer experience, change management and ESG, as well as a business coach.

Michał Mikołajczyk

Michał Mikołajczyk

Proxy, Sales and Marketing Director, Rekopol Organizacja Odzysku Opakowań

Michał Mikołajczyk – lawyer, volunteer and employee of the Polish and International Red Cross, postgraduate studies in CSR at the Kozminski University. Since 2004, he has been associated with Rekopol Organizacja Odzysku Opakowań S.A. Author of many projects and campaigns promoting waste segregation and conscious shopping, e.g. the nationwide campaign "Day without Garbage". Organizer of projects in the field of "green CSR" carried out jointly by entrepreneurs, local government, waste management companies, non-governmental organizations. Sales and marketing director since 2009, proxy since 2014. Participant in the work on the Circular Economy Package conducted by BusinessEurope in Brussels and on the concept of packaging and packaging waste management in Poland. Speaker and panelist at numerous conferences and seminars on, among others, Extended Producer Responsibility and the UN 2030 Agenda.

Grzegorz Skrzypczak

Grzegorz Skrzypczak

President of the Management Board,
ElektroEko

Speeches

Ireneusz Borowski

Ireneusz Borowski

Country Manager Poland, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Hungary,
Dassault Systèmes

Ireneusz Borowski joined Dassault Systèmes in 2008, and to date, as Senior Manager Sales & Business Development Eastern Europe, prepared business development plans for Poland, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Hungary and managed the sales in Eastern Europe. Prior to this, as Senior Sales Manager Eastern Europe, Partner Success Management EUROCENTRAL, he steered the sales of indirect channels. Ireneusz Borowski commenced his career in 1998 at AutoR KSI, then he worked as an Account Manager and Special Program Manager in CNS Solutions. In 2000 he joined Premium Technology as a Product Manager and for the following 8 years was engaged at different levels of management. Ireneusz Borowski graduated from Warsaw University of Technology with a degree in automobile and heavy machinery engineering.

Philipp Glonner

Philipp Glonner

Co-Founder & CEO,
ARTHUR BUS GmbH

Agnieszka Łyczak-Szymczyk

Agnieszka Łyczak-Szymczyk

Sustainability Manager,
BASF Polska

Graduate from International Relations on Maria Curie-Sklodowska University in Lublin, Cambridge Marketing College and Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership. Lecturer on Postgraduate Studies of Climate Academy. Cambridge Marketing College oraz Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership. Several years of experience in a chemical industry in the area of business development, marketing, communication and sustainability. In her professional life she focuses on balance between customer needs, business goals implementation and a sustainable development.

Witold M. Orłowski, PhD, DSc

Witold M. Orłowski, PhD, DSc

Economist, professor at the Business School of the Warsaw University of Technology and the Vistula University, chief economic advisor to PwC Polska

Prof. dr hab. Witold M. Orłowski, economist, professor at the Business School of the Warsaw University of Technology and the Vistula University, chief economic advisor to PwC Polska, lecturer in many academic institutions in Poland and abroad.  Former economic advisor to the president Aleksander Kwaśniewski, member of the National Development Council of the President and the Economic Council of the Government.  Author of 16 books and 200 scientific publications, popular economic commentator and columnist of major Polish newspapers. 

Dr inż. Konrad Ptasiński

Dr inż. Konrad Ptasiński

Patent attorney,
JWP Patent & Trademark Attorneys

Kamil Wyszkowski

Kamil Wyszkowski

Representative, Executive Director UN Global Compact Network Poland, UNOPS Representative in Poland

Since 2002 he has been associated with the United Nations. From 2002 to 2009 at the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), he was responsible, among other things, for international and multilateral cooperation and program development in Europe and Asia. He worked in many countries implementing development programs and projects based on knowledge transfer from Poland. These included in particular such countries as Iraq, India, Thailand and Romania. He also worked at the UNDP headquarters in New York and the UNDP headquarters for Europe and CIS countries in Bratislava. From 2009 to 2014, Director of the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) Office in Poland. From 2004 to 2021 Country Representative and President of the Council of the UN Global Compact Network Poland - UN GCNP (United Nation’s initiative to coordinate cooperation with business, cities, universities, public administration and NGO’s; read more: ungc.org.pl). Since 2021 Country Representative and Executive Director of UN GCNP. Since 2021 Vice Chairman of the Council of the United Nations Association Poland. From 2023 UNOPS Representative in Poland. Lecturer at such universities as Central European University, Catholic University of Lviv, SGH Warsaw School of Economics, Kozminski University Collegium Civitas, SWPS - University of Social Sciences and Humanities, Cracow University of Economics, Ignacy Paderewski Institute of Diplomacy at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Warsaw University. Plenipotentiary of the Rector of SGH (Warsaw School of Economics) for Cooperation with the United Nations. Expert in UN and EU policies, particularly in the area of activities at the interface of business, administration and science and the inclusion of the private sector in the implementation of UN goals, policies and standards. Specialist in development cooperation, multilateral cooperation and knowledge transfer. As a UN staff member working on economic diplomacy, climate change, social and economic innovation, social economics, and designing development leaps and megatrends in business in particular in response to climate change and climate change adaptation. A lawyer specializing in international law. Graduate of the prestigious United Nations Development Programme Academy (UNDP VDA). Together with the team he leads, he received a medal from the Sejm of the Republic of Poland for his engagement and activities for people with disabilities, the development of a Social Economy model for Poland and support for the ratification process of the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities. In 2012, he received an award for creating and running the most innovative and effective UNDP office in the Europe and CIS region from the UN Deputy Secretary-General in charge of UNDP RBEC. From 2003 to 2006 in a member of the Strategic Group under the UN Deputy Secretary General and UNDP Regional Director for Europe and CIS countries. From 2009 to 2012 member of the Team of Strategic Advisors to the Prime Minister of Poland. On behalf of the Team of Advisors to the Prime Minister, among other things, he he coworked on the development of the Long-Term Strategy for National Development to 2030 and coordinated the Human Capital Development Strategy to 2020. In 2014, on the Board of Experts of the National Center for Research and Development on innovation in the economy and social Innovation. In 2016, among the members of the innovation team at the Ministry of Development. In 2019, advisor to the Minister of Investment and Development. From 2019 to 2023, expert of the Senate of the Republic of Poland on international affairs, development aid and climate policies. From 2019 to 2022 advisor to the Minister of Funds and Regional Policy. From 2023 UNOPS Representative in Poland. He is a commentator, among others, on TVN 24, TVN24 Business and World, POLSAT and Radio TOK FM, among others. He has published in Rzeczpospolita, Gazeta Wyborcza, gazeta.pl, ONET, RMF24, Puls Biznesu and WNP.pl Economic Portal.

Sustainable Economy Diamonds is a way of presentig and honoring companies for outstanding achievements in the field of sustainable activity and building employee engagement, loyalty and satisfaction. The statuettes are awarded to companies and entrepreneurs who implement investments in accordance with the highest environmental and social standards. The aim of the competition is to distinguish entities that promote ethical activities on a daily basis, being a role model for their colleagues, clients and contractors.

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