Prysmian Group has carried through the events planned as part of the "Sustainability Week" organized worldwide. The organization was held online on June 20-24 with the active participation of the MEAT Region that Türk Prysmian Kablo is part of.
Prysmian Group, the world leader in the energy and telecommunication cables industry, has run a series of events on a global scale as part of the Sustainability Week 2022 (Sustainability Week). With this year's main theme “Strengthening the Links with the Environment and Local Communities”, the Sustainability Week webinar event hosted from June 20 to 24 was attended by thousands of people..
The event that focused primarily on the transition to renewable sources, decarbonization, and grid interconnections for global energy autonomy, featured prominent speakers including Prysmian Group CEO Valerio Battista and Prysmian Group MEAT CEO Cinzia Farisè. There were 22 panel discussions in total where regional sustainability leaders, as well as academics from various countries, shared their opinions on the topics of climate, social sustainability, and innovation.
Türk Prysmian Kablo CEO Ülkü Özcan has underlined how this event organized worldwide by Prysmian Group is a clear indication of the emphasis the group places on sustainability. “Being part of a global group, we, as Türk Prysmian Kablo, are really happy that we could actively participate in such a significant event that focuses on sustainability. Looking forward, we will always place sustainability at the core of our roadmap and continue our efforts in this field” said Ozcan.
Experiences on the local scale were shared in the interactive panel discussions
During the Sustainability Week, the vision, experiences, and various objectives the Prysmian Group has set itself in terms of diversity, equality, and inclusion, digital inclusion, community empowerment, employee engagement and upskilling were discussed. All events were interactive, drawing the attention of numerous companies including sector leaders, investors as well as analysts, customers, suppliers, associations, and universities. The vision of Prysmian Group and perspectives, needs and expectations of business partners were shared throughout the event.
“We are what we do. In the event structured around the theme: Sustainability is not an act, but a habit”, sustainability roadmaps and practices implemented were shared by top-level executives at the headquarter in Milan and other regional offices worldwide along with MEAT Region including Turkey, India, and Oman.
Turkey has shared its experiences on digitalization and innovation
Turkish panel discussions moderated by MEAT Sustainability Coordinator Senem Tanju took place on June 23. Along with Türk Prysmian Kablo executives, Yıldız Technical University School of Economics and Administrative Sciences Department of Financial Accounting lecturer Prof. Dr. Güler Aras attended as speakers in the online panel discussion called “Vital Factors Making Sustainability Possible at Prysmian Türkiye: Digitalization and Innovation", making valuable contributions about the importance of sustainability.
Türk Prysmian Kablo, MEAT and India CIO İdris Çolakgil who took the stage at the panel talked about digitalization and activities carried out in the last three years targeting sustainable development. Prysmian Kablo Material Technology Manager Özlem Albayrak drew attention to how they carried out a systematic analysis of the environmental impacts of cable materials and underlined the importance of using sustainable materials in the production of cables. Türk Prysmian Kablo HR Total Rewards and Organizational Development Manager Seda İncir gave a speech about the implications of sustainability for human resources, digitalization, and the importance of planning the future focusing on human resources.