Upcoming events

The 23rd European Corporate Governance Conference will take place in Bucharest, Romania on the 2nd of April 2019.


On behalf of the Independent Directors Association and EY, we are pleased to invite you to save the date April 2, 2019 in your calendar.


The main theme of the conference is "Corporate Governance as the enabler of sustainable growth". The forum will be attended by high-level representatives of the Romanian Government and the European Commission, leading European institutions and organizations in the field of corporate governance, authoritative European experts from the academic community and the media.


More details of the conference: here


* ecoDa is one of the partners of the conference.


A joint conference of ecoDa, PwC and the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD), 7 May 2019, Brussels

Date: 7 May 2019, 13:00 - 17:50

Topic: Looking beyond financial performance

Venue: L42, rue de la Loi 42, 1040 Brussels

Global challenges like social inequality and environmental sustainability have spurred a deep reflection across the international community on how to rebuild trust in the economy. Policy-makers and business community agree on the need to re-align societal and corporate interests, thus ensuring the sharing of the costs and the benefits of the transition to a sustainable economic paradigm.

The conference will start with a welcoming speech by Jan Wesseldijk, ecoDa's chair and will be moderated by Maija Laurila, DG Justice, European Commission, on THE NOTION OF GLOBAL PERFORMANCE during the first roundtable discussion and by Yannick Jadot, European Parliament (tbc) on TOMORROW’S SUCCESSFUL BUSINESS ACTS TODAY during the second roundtable discussion.

Our confirmed speakers are:

Panel 1

Félix Torres, L’Institut de l’Entreprise

Jean-Christophe Georghiou, the Assurance Policy leader for PwC in Europe

Lutgart Van den Berghe, Leader of The Corporate Governance Dialogue at ecoDa

Fianna Jurdant, Senior Policy Analyst, OECD

Pane 2

Mario Abela, World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD),

Karina Litvack, Non-Executive Director, Eni S.p.A.,

Philippe Joubert, Founder, Earth on Board / Former Deputy Managing Director of Société Générale

Anna Daroy, Interim Director General, the British Institute of Directors

Nadia Theuma, Executive Director Paragon Europe and IoD member Malta

Draft programme: here

Registration: here

ecoDa's 2 day training programme for European Directors 17 & 18 October 2019

Register for ecoDa's 2 day training programme for European Directors taking place on 17 & 18 October 2019 at L42, rue de la Loi 42, 1040 Brussels.

Places are limited,  registration is on a first-come-first-serve basis. Please send your registration request as early as you can.

Registration: here

More about content and fees: here.

Draft programme: Coming soon 

Accomodation: We've negotiated hotel room discounts with Thon Htel EU (just a few minutes walk to L42) and secured a limited number of rooms for our participants. Rates are available until 18 September 2019.

If you would like to stay at Thon Hotel EU, please book your room via this link: here