Daniele Giovannucci joined the Ready for Take Off ! panel discussion and the  2022 edition of the T4SD Forum. The panel addressed the question of how we can ensure that corporate sustainability due diligence takes off successfully.

  • Daniele Giovannucci, President & Co-founder, Committee on Sustainability Assessment, USA
  • Ana Yaluff, Sustainability Manager, ADM, Germany
  • Emi-Beth Aku Quantson, Founder & CEO, Kawa Moka Coffee Company, Ghana
  • Marike de Peña, President, CLAC (Latin American and Caribbean Network of Fair Trade Small Producers and Workers), Dominican Republic

This year’s Forum, themed Corporate Sustainability: Shooting for the moon? delved into corporate sustainability governance and took a critical look at how the evolving regulatory landscape impacts small-business owners, especially the upstream players in developing countries.

The hybrid event convened a wide range of stakeholders from the trade and development community, including small-business owners, high-level government officials, policymakers and inspirational speakers to share their expertise on the growing movement to make corporations more responsible and accountable for their impact on people and the planet.

Speakers included:

  • Pamela Coke-Hamilton, Executive Director, International Trade Centre (ITC)
  • Rebeca Grynspan, Secretary-General, United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD)
  • Jeffrey Sachs, Director of the Center for Sustainable Development, Columbia University, USA

To name a few…