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202004Feb16:0018:30Going single-use plastic free: The next step to sustainable growthLimited parking16:00 - 18:30

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When: Tuesday, February 4, 2020 | 16:00 – 18:30
Where: John S. Bailey Library – Events Hall

Going single-use plastic free:
The next step to sustainable growth

Keynote Speaker

Kostis Hatzidakis
Minister, Environment & Energy

Two panel sessions with experts from the business sector, academia, NGOs on plastic pollution in our oceans and solutions to tackle single-use plastic pollution

Free entrance and open to the public
RSVP here


16:00 Registration

16.00-18.30 Coffee & snacks

16:30-16:35 Welcome Remarks:

Claudia Carydis, Vice President Public Affairs

Dr. Angeliki Kosmopoulou, Executive Director, A. C. Laskaridis Charitable Foundation

16:35-16:55 Key note speech:

Kostis Chatzidakis, Minister of Environment & Energy

16:55 – 17:25 Panel 1: From “Miracle Material” to Major Pollutant: Plastic in our seas

Moderator:
Kiara Konti, Director Climate Change & Sustainability Services, Ernst & Young

Speakers:
Professor George Papatheodorou, Professor of Environmental and Geological Oceanography, Department of Geology, University of Patras

Christiana Prekeze, Executive Coordinator, HELMEPA

Christina Kontaxi, Marine Scientist, A.C. Laskaridis Charitable Foundation

17:25-17:35 Q&A session 1

17:35-17:40 Break

17:40-18:10 Panel 2: What can we do? Drafting solutions for the next day

Moderator:
Maria Alexiou, Chair of BoD, CSR HELLAS

Speakers:
Maria Vitoraki, Adjunct Preceptor, Environmental Studies, Deree- The American College of Greece

Professor Michael Skoullos, Professor of Oceanography & Environmental Chemistry University of Athens, Director of the Environmental Chemistry Laboratory & Director of the UNESCO Chair in Sustainable Development Management and Education in the Mediterranean, MIO-ECSDE Chairman

Lydia Polychronopoulou, Head of Communications and CSR, MATRIX pack S.A.

18:10-18:20 Q&A session 2


Organized by: ACG Office of Public Affairs, A.C. Laskaridis Charitable Foundation
In collaboration with: Deree Environmental Studies Program, ACG Sustainability Leaders

ACG is a smoke-free campus

201927Nov08:4515:00ACG Community Service Day – Fall 201908:45 - 15:00

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Let’s bake for a good cause!

This Fall let’s celebrate the spirit of Thanksgiving by baking goods that will be donated to philanthropic organizations.

LOULIS MILLS are offering their superb facilities in Keratsini, the necessary ingredients and the guidance of a professional pastry chef in order for us to bake and package sweet treats which will then be distributed via NGO Boroume. The event is open to all ACG students, faculty, staff, and alumni.

08:45 Meet at the ACG Main Gate – bus will depart at 09:00
10:00 – 14:00 Welcome at Loulis Mills by Olga Manou, (Pierce ’80), Corporate Communications & Sustainability Director, Loulis Mills S.A. – Volunteer Activity
15:00 Return to ACG Campus

It is mandatory that you sign up at [email protected] by November 18. The activity is on a first come, first serve basis as there is a limit to the number of people that can participate. Transportation from/to ACG is provided for free.

Organized by: ACG Center of Excellence for Sustainability (CES), Office of Public Affairs
Supported by: International Honors Program, Pierce Student Councils, Advancement Office, Deree Office of Student Affairs, Deree Student Association, ACG Sustainability Leaders

Because ACG Cares!

201918Oct17:00ACG welcomes Jeffrey Sachs17:00

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When: Friday, October 18, 2019 at 17:00
Where: Auditorium, John S. Bailey Library

The Chairman of the Board of the Andreas Papandreou Foundation, Mr. George A. Papandreou cordially invites you to the

2019 Andreas G. Papandreou Memorial Lecture
by Professor Jeffrey D. Sachs

Director of the UN Sustainable Development Solutions Network & Director of the Center for Sustainable Development at Columbia University

Entrepreneurship & Sustainable Development

Hosted by the ACG Center of Excellence for Sustainability & the ACG Office of Public Affairs

RSVP by Monday, October 14 [email protected]

201910Jun12:0016:00ACG Plastic Free Day12:00 - 16:00

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When: Monday, June 10
Where: Main Corridor

In the context of the #ACGgoesplasticfree Campaign, come and join us for the 1st “ACG Plastic Free Day” on the ACG campus!

Bring your reusable containers (water bottle, coffee cup, lunch box) and pass by the main corridor to learn more about how to calculate and decrease your plastic footprint, and donate your old sneakers for upcycling!

For more information, find us at the main corridor 12:00-16:00

Organized by: Center of Excellence for Sustainability, Office of Public Affairs

 

201910Jun12:0016:00World Environment Day @ ACG12:00 - 16:00

Event Details

When: Monday, June 10, 12:00-16:00
Where: Main Corridor

Join us to learn about Sustainable Development Goals through interactive games and find out more about your abilities to help the environment.

Calculate your carbon, ecological, and plastic footprint and win prizes playing the ECOquiz board game and participating in a treasure hunt at Deree.

Participate in the Sustainable Development Goals in Greece Workshop during activity hour (14:30-15:30) at the Student Lounge.

In the context of the #ACGGoesPlasticFree Campaign, the 1st “ACG Plastic Free Day” will take place!

Bring your reusable containers (water bottle, coffee cup, lunch box) and pass by the main corridor to learn more about how to decrease your plastic footprint and donate your old sneakers for upcycling.

Organized by:
Environmental Studies Society,
 Center of Excellence for Sustainability, Office of Public Affairs

Supported by:
Environmental Studies Program
Deree Fashion Club