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Cooperation between the Hellenic Association of Treasurers and Global Sustain




As of 30/08/2022, the Hellenic Association of Treasurers has joined the Global Sustain
Network as a non-profit organization https://globalsustain.org/en/author/hat-gr/.
The cooperation is an initiative of the Association’s “ESG Working Group” that has as its
priority to inform the members of the Association for the:

• ESG (Environmental, Social & Governance) criteria and their application in Businesses
• “Green” market financing tools and ESG Ratings which, among other things, contribute to
alignment with the vision of the European Green Deal to achieve climate neutrality by
2050
• Manner to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals by 2030, as outlined in the
document signed in 2015 by the United Nations General Assembly.

About Global Sustain™:

Since 2006, Global Sustain provides a wide range of services and solutions to support its
members and clients succeeding triple bottom line results. Based in London and Athens,
with offices in Berlin, Brussels, London, New York, and Nicosia, Global Sustain offers
innovative online and off-line services related to sustainability, corporate responsibility,
responsible investing, green economy, business ethics and excellence, transparency, human
rights and accountability. Its members include corporations, non-governmental and non-
profit organizations, municipalities, academic institutions, media, chambers and think tanks.

Global Sustain:
 

  •  Facilitates synergies among members, between the corporate and 3 rd sectors as well as

key stakeholders.

  • Communicates CSR and sustainability news, reports, events, and information on behalf of

members and clients, with a global audience.

  • UN Global Compact signatory and founding member of the Global Compact Network

Hellas since 2008 and member of United Nations Global Compact Network Belgium, since
November 2012.

  • Signatory to the United Nations-supported Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI)

Initiative.

  • Member and partner of leading global media organizations such as CSRwire, Inc., Ethical

Performance, Business Wire etc.

  • GRI Gold Partner.

  • Has financed 24 charitable projects carried out by Global Sustain NGO members to date.

  • Participates in and supports local, regional and international conferences, events and

exhibitions held by leading companies and organizations, including Economist
Conferences, Ethical Corporation, FT Business, Social Capital Media – SOCAP/Europe,
Transparency International, TBLI Conference B.V., EBD Group AG, Institute of Directors
(IOD) India, Enterprise Asia and many others.

  • Delivers conferences and events, including an ESG Conference and the Sustainability

Forum – a training, networking and professional development event.

  • Undertakes research on sustainability, ESG, green finance and circular economy for

members and clients.

  • Operates as a 100% carbon neutral firm.
     

Members Services:
 

  • Training: Training Services refer to training sessions (videotaped, hybrid, live, on-

demand, ad hoc and repeated at regular basis) to the employees and executives of Global
Sustain’s Members. The specific trainings, whose main subject covers a variety of ESG
subject areas, are conducted with limited number of participants.

  • Research: Research Services refer to providing useful material to Global Sustain

Members, such as industry research, benchmarking analysis, as well as access to primary
and secondary ESG research data.

  • Digitalization: Digitization Services refer to the access to various digital ESG platforms of

Sustain. Meanwhile, the access to the ESG Rating Tool – a digital tool that aims to collect,
analyze and evaluate the performance of a Company with ESG criteria and the use of
performance indicators (KPIs), is provided exclusively to specific clusters Membership.

  • Synergies & Cooperation: Synergy Services concern ventures and actions aimed at

strengthening cooperation and promoting the collective spirit between Global Sustain
Members and Social Partners.

  • Networking: Networking Services refer to the participation of Global Sustain’s Members

in exclusive Events, Conferences, Roundtables on a monthly basis, with the attendance of
C-Level executives and Government Representatives.

  • ESG Branding: ESG Branding Services refer to the provision of consultancy on the main

pillars and concepts of ESG.

  • Advocacy: Support Services refer to the overall support of Global Sustain’s Members,

through dedicated account management, with the aim of addressing their daily issues
and at the same time monitoring more critical ones that are their main concerns and
identifying solutions/best practices.

  • Communication: Communication Services refer to “opening” channels that promote each

Member’s image, such members’ display to the official Global Sustain website and
inclusion of the member in Global Sustain’s weekly Newsletter. These actions aim at
communicating the members’ most important news, as well as placing them next to
other prominent Members of the sector and Business community.

More information available at Global Sustain’s site https://globalsustain.org/en/home-
english/

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