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Warsaw Trade Tower again supports the Responsible Business Forum

26.10.2018

Warsaw Trade Tower has once again become a supporting partner of an event organized by the Responsible Business Forum Association. This time, on the 35th floor of the skyscraper, a meeting of representatives of member organizations of the CSR Europe (National Partners Organizations' meeting) dedicated to the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals was held. There was also a gala of the results of the 12th edition of the Social Reports Competition.

On the 18th and 19th of October in Panorama Room on the 35th floor of the Warsaw Trade Tower (WTT) a meeting of CSR Europe member organizations (National Partners Organizations' meeting), to which the Responsible Business Forum belongs, took place. Representatives of European organizations working in the name of socially responsible business (CSR) were developing a strategy in line with the Sustainable Development Goals adopted by the UN. Participants set out key activities related to supporting the implementation of goals included in the Sustainable Development Agent 2030. They put the emphasis on quality of education, decent work, circular economy, sustainable supply chains, as well as reduction of inequalities. The partners of the Responsible Business Forum were also invited, during the SDG Masterclass program they were able to share their practices and experiences. As a case study, Orange Polska and VIVE Textile Recycling presented their CSR practices.

Handing the awards at heights. As part of the event, a gala of announcing the results of the Social Reports Competition, organized by the Responsible Business Forum and Deloitte, took place. Awards for the best prepared reports on sustainable development and corporate social responsibility were granted. This is the 12th edition of the competition, which aims to draw attention to the importance of non-financial reporting and the identification of good practices in this area. The prizes are awarded in 8 categories. This year, Cyfrowy Polsat received the award for the social report, and that for the integrated report went to Orange Polska. The other awards were granted to Kompania Piwowarska, LPP, Fabryka Farb i Lakierów Śnieżka, ING Bank Śląski, MPWiK S.A. in Wroclaw, as well as Fundacja Janaszka PODAJ DALEJ and Fundacja Hospicjum Onkologiczne św. Krzysztofa.

As Izabela Kapil - Vice President Portfolio Management - Europe at Heitman comments: "Our goal from the beginning was to create an attractive space for both business and culture. Organization of the meeting by the Responsible Business Forum at WTT shows that we are a partner worthy of the principles they promote. "

Skyscraper open to social and cultural events. In previous years WTT was, among others, a partner of the Fourth National Diversity Day and the UN Day co-organized by the Responsible Business Forum. Those took place on the 35th floor of a skyscraper in the event and conference space - Panorama Room. In addition to business meetings, there are also numerous cultural events such as photography and painting exhibitions, and more recently the Night of the Skyscrapers organized there. Furthermore, piano concerts take place every fortnight in the skyscrapers’ lobby. All these events are a part of the employee-wellbeing concept implemented in the property by its owner and asset manager.


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