Best Economy Forum - Global economy with responsibility 9 April 2019, Bolzano, Italy

On April 9, 2019, the first edition of the ‘Best Economy Forum’ (BEF) will open its doors in EURAC, Bolzano, Italy. The founders and partners of the forum are hosting an international discussion platform for companies who have been successful in implementing sustainability strategies. The event aims to discuss and develop genuine and realistic models of sustainability, and to create a vision for fair worldwide trade and a sustainable global economy by 2030.

The forum focusses on concrete, successful strategies and approaches by businesses for businesses, with the emphasis on the exchange of ideas and bundling of strengths. By incorporating young entrepreneurs and businesses, the exchange of experience is inter-generational. This enables all involved to learn from each other’s best practices.

The main topics will be discussed in seven focus groups. IFOAM EU Director, Eduardo Cuoco, will moderate the ‘Real prices for fair markets’ focus group. Jan Plagge, IFOAM EU President and President of Bioland, will be expert speaker at the ‘Imagining the circular economy’ focus group. The forum is co-founded by Bioland and supported by and in partnership with IFOAM EU.

The participants of the ‘Best Economy Forum’ are entrepreneurs, policy-makers and representatives of the civil society. They are working towards solutions for a new sustainable economy. The event aims to bring CEOs and top executives together with managers from medium-sized, small and start-up companies. The event will result in a manifesto created by the participants, in which concrete demands will be made to the relevant parties in economy and politics regarding the SDG goals.

For more info on the event, please visit the event website.


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