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Professional Development Day: Digital Transformation in Value Creation
Professional Development Day: Digital Transformation in Value Creation

Tue, Jul 16


Amber El Fell Hotel, Hammamet

Professional Development Day: Digital Transformation in Value Creation

This Professional Development Day delves into the critical intersection of digital transformation and Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG). Leading experts will present how digital technologies can be leveraged to create value for businesses and promote sustainability across the value chain.

Time & Location

Jul 16, 2024, 9:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. GMT+1

Amber El Fell Hotel, Hammamet, CM89+M3, Mrezga, Tunisia

About the event

Professional Development Day Overview: Digital Transformation and Financial Inclusion as a Catalyst for ESG

Key Theme: The central theme of the day revolves around leveraging digital transformation to enhance financial inclusion and advance Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) goals.

Welcoming Reception and Opening Remarks:The conference will commence with opening remarks and a warm welcome from the co-chairs: Ines Chaieb, Nadia Massoud, Robert Wood, and Samir Trabelsi.

Panel Discussion: "Digital Transformation and Financial Inclusion as a Catalyst for ESG" 

Moderator: Francesca Mara Ricciardone, Senior Policy Advisor, Open Society Foundation 


  • Nejla Gharbi, La Caisse des Dépôts et Consignations (CDC)
  • Abdelmajid Iben Rissoul, ENCG Casablanca
  • Kamel Naoui, Ecole Superieur de Commerce (ESC)
  • Jean-Paul Servais (TBC), Chairman of the Board, IOSCO
  • Niranjan Sarangi, Senior Economic Affairs Officer, United Nations

This panel will explore the intersection of digital technologies and financial inclusion, highlighting how they can drive ESG outcomes. Discussions will cover:

  • Utilizing fintech solutions to reach underserved populations and promote access to financial services such as microloans, savings accounts, and mobile payments.
  • The role of AI and big data analytics in assessing creditworthiness and personalizing financial products for low-income individuals.
  • Strategies to address challenges like digital literacy gaps, lack of internet access, and cybersecurity concerns.
  • How financial inclusion promotes ESG principles by enhancing financial security, reducing reliance on predatory lending, and supporting sustainable livelihoods.

Keynote Address: Miklos Vaseyrhel, KPMG Distinguished Professor of Accounting Information Systems and Director of Rutgers Accounting Research Center and Continuous Auditing & Reporting Lab (CAR Lab), Rutgers University (USA) 

Topic: "How AI is Changing ESG Reporting & Insurance"

Keynote Address: Patrick de Cambourg, Chair of the Sustainability Reporting Board, EFRAG Topic: "Setting the Standard: The Future of Sustainability Reporting with ESRS"

Panel Discussion: "Mitigating Green Economy and Biodiversity Risks, Embracing Opportunities in Digital ESG" 

Moderator: Ines Chaieb, University of Geneva 


  • Hanen Feki, Head
  • Ali Elaouani Chérif, CEO, Mazard
  • Aslen Berejeb, Chairman, CONNECT
  • Sadok Rouai, Former Senior Advisor to Executive Director, International Monetary Fund

This session will delve into the complexities of the green economy transition and digital ESG initiatives, focusing on:

  • Identifying risks such as resource scarcity, supply chain disruptions, and evolving regulations.
  • Leveraging data analytics, IoT, and AI to enhance environmental performance across industries.
  • Promoting ESG transparency and accountability through digital tools, thereby boosting investor confidence in green investments.
  • Addressing greenwashing and misinformation, understanding the dual role of digital technologies in both combating and potentially spreading misinformation.
  • Discussing ethical considerations related to data privacy, cybersecurity, and unintended consequences of digital ESG solutions.

This Professional Development Day promises insightful discussions on how digital advancements can be harnessed to foster financial inclusion and robust ESG practices.


  • Delegate

    This ticket includes access to the full professional development day at Amber El Fell Boutique Hotel, as well as lunch, coffee break and networking reception.

    TND 50.000


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