Business values: 'We are not all guilty but we are all responsible'
- Abraham Joshua Heschel
You are warmly invited to a TIGE Talk (Trust and Integrity in the Global Economy) on the evening of Tuesday 7 October 2014
Venue: The Initiatives of Change Centre, 24 Greencoat Place, London SW1P 1RD
Time: Refreshments from 6:30 pm; talk at 7:00 pm, ending at 8:45 pm.
Subject to structural completion protocols, he is about to become Secretary General of Be Earth Foundation, a United Nations Intergovernmental Organization in collaborative status with the UN’s Economic and Social Council. This foundation will help to educate nation states around renewable energy and on major reforestation projects.
Lawrence was appointed the first Chairman of the World Economic Forum at Davos, Global Agenda Council on Urban Management. He is the former Chairman of the UN Environmental Programme, Green Economy Initiative, Green Cities, Buildings and Transport Council.
He served on the Executive Committee of the Intercontinental Hotel Group, running their $3 billion global real estate portfolio. While there he created a hotel environmental manual which was promoted by HRH Prince Charles. It revolutionized hotel environmental practice and is currently in use in over five million hotel bedrooms worldwide. The most famous part gives guests the option of not having their towels washed daily!
Lawrence will tell the remarkable story of his journey and turning points in his professional life, from a successful commercial property developer in the City of London to a global environmental activist. He will speak about his spiritual background and his belief in the need for a shift in global business consciousness.
RSVP: Email Tel: 020 7798 6000. Entry is free but space is limited to 100. A collection for the expenses of the evening will be taken.