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Thursday, January 16 2020 - 11:00
SIGEF Brings Inclusion to Davos and a Supportive Vision for a Smarter Future for the World
NEW YORK, Jan. 16, 2020 /PRNewswire-AsiaNet/ --

Sharing the same concerns and goals with the leaders of the global economy who 
will be gathering in Davos to pave the way "for a Cohesive and Sustainable 
World," SIGEF by Horyou has opted to showcase its own commitment to 
sustainability through the organization of a side-event to offer a 
complementary and supportive inclusive vision for a better world. 

Building on its "Together Shaping a Smarter Future" theme, SIGEF will add 
social innovation and global ethics to the Davos gathering. The event will take 
place on the morning of the 22nd of January at the Kirchner Museum. It will 
kick off with a networking breakfast. Four panels will make the program of the 
event. They will tackle some of the most challenging issues that the global 
economy is faced with. 

Disruptive Technologies, the Future of Finance, the UN Sustainable Development 
Goals and Women Empowerment are the topics to be debated. "SIGEF has always 
been tackling the most important global issues and we are thrilled to initiate 
high-level discussions around them before Davos' qualified audience. In the 
wake of this new technological age, we aim to contribute to the building of a 
smarter future for the world as we are bringing together, in their diversity, 
some of the actors who are leading the positive changes we want to see," says 
Yonathan Parienti, founder and CEO of Horyou, organizer of SIGEF. 

Some of the confirmed SIGEF Speakers include: Ms Karen Wilson, OECD Strategic 
Partnerships, Ms Katja Iversen, President of Women Deliver, Mr Charles 
Bendotti, Senior Vice President People & Culture Philip Morris International, 
Mr Jerome Perez, Global Head of Sustainability Nespresso, Ms Ann Cairns, 
Executive Vice Chairman Mastercard, Ms Christine Spite, Tech entrepreneur and 
WWF Advisor, Dr. Nikolaus S. Lang, Managing Director and Senior Partner at 
Boston Consulting Group, Mr Xiaochen Zhang, President of FinTech4Good, Mr Adi 
Mimran, Venture Partner Cyrus AI, Dr Tomabechi, Innovator and Tech 
entrepreneur, Ms Vera Futorjanski, Innovation Expert and Advisor, Mr Vincent 
Subilia, Director General, Geneva Chamber of Commerce & Member of the Geneva 
Parliament, Anna Kletsidou, Head of Social Sustainability & Human Rights at 
Philip Morris International. 

SIGEF in Davos Organizers and Main Sponsors: 

Horyou, the Social Network for Social Good 
Philip Morris International 
Horyou Foundation 
Cognitive Research Labs 

More information and registration:

About SIGEF: 

The Social Innovation and Global Ethics Forum – SIGEF – is an annual 
International event organized by Horyou, the Social Network for Social Good and 
Horyou Foundation. Its previous editions were in Geneva in 2014 and 2015, 
Marrakesh in 2016 (official side event of the United Nations Conference of the 
Parties – COP22), Astana in 2017 (concurring with the Future Energy 
International Expo 2017), Singapore in 2018 and Tokyo in 2019. SIGEF stages an 
exceptional line-up of world-renowned speakers and visionaries, while offering 
incomparable networking opportunities advocating for Social Impact, and Social 
Innovation, and advancing the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals 

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Source: Horyou Media