GREEN BUSINESS OPPORTUNITIES
- YEAR II -
Conference and workshops
June 13-14, 2012 @ Mövenpick Hotel and Resort

  June 13  
Ramzi El Hafez - Lebanon Opportunities
Mohamed Choucair - The Federation of Chambers Of Commerce Industry and Agriculture in Lebanon
Making money from reducing the carbon footprint
Information on the costs, benefits and processes of reducing carbon footprint in Lebanon: What are the opportunities and the challenges for local companies?
Moderator
  • Pierre Khoury - Lebanese Center for Energy Conservation
    Presentation
  • Nader El Nakib - G for Consulting
  • Vahakn Kabakian - UNDP / Ministry of Environment
    Case study
  • Asma Zeenni - Zeenni Trading
    Net Metering: Selling your excess electricity
    An initiative recently launched and installed by Electricte Du Liban. How does it work?
    Presentation
  • Kamal Hayek - Electricite du Liban
      June 13  
    Room A
    Green Training
    Moderator
  • Jacqueline Moukheiber - LEAP Consult
    Presentation
  • Rachid Moubarak - Apave Liban, Designing your sustainability training program
  • Samer Hajjar - Aramex, Employee engagement: Greening the workforce from top to bottom


    How can companies green their workforce? How to engage employees? Information on starting and maintaining a green organizational culture from experts in the field.

    Room B
    Green Manufacturing
    Moderator
  • Raja El Habr - The Federation of Chambers of Commerce, Industry and Agriculture in Lebanon
    Presentation
  • Ali Yaacoub - Lebanese Cleaner Production Center, Benefits and returns from green manufacturing
    Case study
  • Roger Haddad - Cementerie Nationale


    Greening the cradle-to-cradle manufacturing process. What are the procedures and the returns? Examples and success stories from experts and leading companies in the field.

    Room A
    Green Procurement
    Moderator
  • Lamia El-Moubayed Bissat - Institute of Finance
    Presentations
  • Jennifer Abou Mrad - InfoPro, Green Procurement in Lebanon: What's in the Market
  • Walid Halik - Lebanese Central Bank, Green Procurement by local institutions
  • Malek Barakat - Maliks, Green Procurement in the Paper Sector


    What are the basics of green procurement? How can savings be achieved throughout the process? A discussion of the opportunities in each sector: IT, paper and lighting.

    Room B
    Green Packaging
    Presentation
  • Soha Atallah - LibanPack, Green packaging design solutions
  • Jihad Ghanem - GDT, The d2w plastic: uses and benefits
  • Nabil Gemayyel - Gemayyel Frčres, Green Cardboard Packaging Solutions


    Green packaging provides savings and an appealing package design. What is the green packaging process? Examples of successful local examples in sustainable packaging design.


      June 14  
    Room A
    Green Retail
    Moderator
  • Ziad Nassif - Exotica
    Presentation
  • Ralph El Kahi - Spinneys, Greening the customer experience
    Case study
  • Kamal Mouzawak - Souk El Tayeb, Souk El Tayeb’s experience


    As going green goes mainstream, retailers are competing to increase their share of the market. How can retailers green the shopping experience? What new products and retail concepts are introduced?

    Room B
    Greening New Buildings
    Moderator
  • Naji Tannous - ASHRAE
    Presentation
  • Elie Abou Ghazaleh - ERGA, Green building designs for new projects
    Case study
  • Tarek Jaroudi - Solidere, Beirut’s Waterfront Project
  • Karim Yazbek - BeitMisk, BeitMisk’s residential project
  • Anthony Khoury - ESTATES, ESTATES experience in going green


    While old buildings are aiming to get certified, new buildings are adopting innovative green designs and features. What has succeeded and what is ahead?

    Room A
    Green Information Technology
    Moderator
  • Gabriel Deek - Omni Systems
    Presentation
  • Chadi Ghazal - Capital Outsourcing, Cloud Computing: Opportunities and their impact
  • Fahed Saccal - Saccal, Greener power through servers and UPS systems
  • Rami Nassif - Schneider Electric, Efficient Data Centers
  • Bassam Khoreich - Ericsson, Efficient Telecom Systems


    The advancements in technology allow a more efficient and cost saving use of IT equipment. What are the available options and how do they work?

    Room B
    Greening Old Buildings
    Moderator
  • Ali Berro - LGBC
    Presentation
  • Fares Kikano - Sustainable Management Group, Retrofitting older buildings: process and feasibility
    Case study
  • Hani Hoyek - BLC, Newly certified buildings


    While old buildings are aiming to get certified, new buildings are adopting innovative green designs and features. What has succeeded and what is ahead?


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