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Thank you for your interest in this conference, please complete all relevant fields and a copy of the brochure will be emailed to you. Please contact the event team for more information: + 44 (0) 207 1479 750 or delegate@eelevents.co.uk
If you are interested in joining the event as a speaker and being featured as a leading player in the ESG and Sustainability market please, contact Head of Events, aga.pawlowska@eelevents.co.uk for more information.

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Sponsoring the Forum is the best way to build strong visibility for your business to prominent attendees as well as thousands of other industry stakeholders who will view our pre-event marketing with your logo. To inquire about existing sponsorship opportunities and customized packages, please contact emine.acar@eelevents.co.uk

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By becoming a supporting or media partner you will gain fantastic marketing opportunities pre- , during and post-conference; marketing exposure to some of the world’s leading brands and will increase your brand awareness. To inquire about existing media partnership options, please contact as at: marketing@eelevents.co.uk

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Attend the most renowned  ESG and Sustainable Investment Forum Turkey , whilst meeting industry leaders and experts. To find out more on delegate options, discounts for group bookings and how to register your seat please contact us at: emine.acar@eelevents.co.uk

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See What We Prepared For You

In partnership with The British Chamber of Commerce in Turkey, EEL Events is pleased to invite you to the “ESG & Sustainable Investment Forum Turkey”, a two-day exclusive event taking place on 26-27 October in Istanbul. The conference brings together a unique blend of leading ESG practitioners, market experts and business leaders to address recent ESG developments, drivers, policy frameworks, legislation and to debate on the increasing importance of ESG principles and net-zero for business in Turkey.

Business leaders and policymakers involved in the transition to more sustainable business practices will meet again to discuss opportunities for responsible investing, green finance instruments and the obstacles ahead the ESG race in the era of climate change and other social and environmental challenges.

We are pleased to introduce our esteemed speaker line-up with  over 30+ top voices in sustainability and ESG:
Conference Chairman:
Christopher Gaunt, OBE – Chairman, BCCT
Conference Welcome Remarks:
Kenan Poleo – British Consul General, Istanbul
Fatih Birol – Executive Director, International Energy Agency (virtual)
Işıl Akdemir Evlioğlu – Executive Vice President, Garanti BBVA (virtual)
Secil Yildiz – Executive Vice President, TKYB
Wiebke Schloemer – Director, Turkey and Central Asia, IFC
Speakers and Panellists:
Itir Çiftçi – Office Managing Partner, Istanbul, Ciftci Attorney Partnership
Sule Kilic – Deputy Country Director, EBRD
Irmak Kara Gül – Sustainability Supervisor, Garanti BBVA
Sait Eryılmaz – Partner, Ciftci Attorney Partnership
Paul Ebert – Group Director Energy Transition, Advisian
Lucie Mouzin – Director Sustainable Finance, Standard Chartered
Deniz Göçük – Counsel, Ciftci Attorney Partnership
Güliz Öztürk – CEO, Pegasus Airlines
Kanan Mirzayev – Chief Strategy Officer, SOCAR Türkiye
Esra Beyzadeoglu – Chief People & Culture Officer, Hepsiburada
Emir Kozikoglu – Sustainable Finance Supervisor, Garanti BBVA
Orhan Solak – Head of Climate Change Department, Ministry of Environment & Urbanisation
Nazım Kıralı – Sustainability Supervisor, Garanti BBVA
Asst. Prof. Ahmet Aydemir – Academic, MLA College
Neslihan Ayvaz Ozen – ESG Team Lead, Mott MacDonald
Ebru Dildar Edin – Chair, BCSD Türkiye
Ozgur Kutay – Country Manager for Turkey, Eastern Europe and Central Asia, UKEF
Seçil Sayın Kutluca – Deputy Head, Strategy Development Department, Capital Markets Board of Turkey
Murat Ozdemir – Senior Advisor, Investment Office of the Presidency of Turkey
Eren Yavuz – Head of International Capital Markets Department, Ministry of Treasury and Finance, Turkey
Yasemin Kuytak – Director, KfW IPEX-Bank
Begum Mutus – General Manager, Yıldız Holding; Ambassador, Yıldız Holding Women’s Platform
Esma Karabulut – Head of Investment Banking and Investor Relations, Türkiye Emlak Katılım Bankası A.Ş
Burak Isik – Corporate Governance & Sustainability Director, Member of Executive Committee, IC İbrahim Çeçen Investment Holding
Att. Nihal Mashaki – Advisor, certified Mediator, Board Member of Corporate Governance Association of Turkey
Halil Ibrahim Culfuk – Head of Susstainability, Kipas Holding
Burcu Turkes – Tekfen Agri Industry Group, Toros Agri Inc. , Corporate Sustainability, Risk and Governance Director
IIkay Demirdag – Impact and Investment Strategist
Nilüfer Aktas – Head of Sustainability, Digitopia
Konstantin Potapov – Business Development Manager, CIS, CEE & Turkey, S&P Global Ratings
Tuğçe Tuğlu Özalpay – Sustainability Manager, Hacı Ömer Sabancı Holding A.Ş
Tom Logan – Director – Net Zero Portfolio & Climate Risk, Sustainable Finance, Standard Chartered
Berrak Kutsoy – Corporate Communications, Foreign Relations Director, Head of ESG, Esas Holding
Ahmet Can Yakar – Managing Director, ICBC Yatırım
Goktug Kara -Team Coordinator Transport Policy and Climate Change, European Commission

Contact the Team:

Enhance your brand by sponsoring one of the themes in the agenda. To learn about branding, speaking and sponsorship opportunities, please contact our Senior Project Manager: emine.acar@eelevents.co.uk 

For other speaking enquiries and content related matters, please contact our Head of Events: aga.pawlowska@eelevents.co.uk 

◌ Advancing and refining ESG efforts in Turkey

◌ Recent key policy developments in the EU and Turkey and their implications for market participants

◌ Impact of Green Deal on Trade & Business

◌ Issuances and Sustainable & Green Financing in Turkey

◌ Which decarbonization solutions and green technologies will play a key role in meeting 2050 decarbonization goals?

◌ Net-zero for CO2 intensive industry

◌ Best Practices in ESG Investing

◌ Shaping ESG best practices in Turkey

◌ ESG integration into Credit Ratings

◌ How socially minded investors set up an example and build a roadmap for achieving better social standards?

◌ How boards and directors address the ESG matters? What role they play in nourishing governance to advance their ESG journeys?

◌ ESG Due-Diligence


10% Registration service charge together with 3% credit card payment will be added to all conference fees. VISA, MasterCard and American Express accepted. Should you wish to pay by bank transfer, please contact us direct on +44 (0) 207 1479 750

BCCT members

Expires on 1st September 2022


Full Fee

Valid from 7th October 2022



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Position your business as a thought-leader alongside strong, high level industry professionals and capture the agenda that the ESG and Sustainable Investing Forum Turkey 2022 delivers.

To learn about branding, speaking and sponsorship opportunities, please contact:
Emine Azed Acar
Senior Project Manager
For speaking submissions, research and content related matters, please contact:
Agnieszka Pawlowska
Head of Events