Second Symposium on Business Strategy for the Bio-Environment

Hellenic-American Symposium

Business Strategy for the Bio-Environment


Athens, December 14, 1993

Biopolitics: A Shift from Anthropocentric to Biocentric Values in Business
Prof. Agni Vlavianos Arvanitis, President and Founder, Biopolitics International Organisation

Business Strategy for the Protection of the Bio-Environment
George Papandreou, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs

Policy of the United States Environmental Protection Agency
Dr. Bradley Smith, Director of Environmental Education, United States Environmental Protection Agency

Structural Economic Change and the Bio-Environment
Professor Udo E. Simonis, Science Centre, Berlin

European Environmental Policy – Legislative and Economic Framework
Scott W. Blackmer, Partner, Wilmer, Cutler & Pickering

Cleaner Production – Preventing Pollution at Source
Professor Donald Huisingh, Erasmus Centre for Environmental Studies

Pollution Prevention – Green Chain of Production
Professor Constantine Yapijakis, Albert Nerken School of Engineering, Cooper Union, New York

Business Strategy for the Bio-Environment
Iason Stratos, President, Union of Greek Industries

Bio-Environment and Business Adaptation
Dimitris Maniatakis, Managing Director, ICAP Hellas S.A.

Investing in Survival
Asimakis Fotilas, Director of Investments Promotion, United Nations Industrial Development Organisation (UNIDO)

The Bio-Environment – Governmental and Entrepreneurial Planning
Nikos Skoulas, Consultant to the Food Industry, f. Minister of Tourism

Reality and Prospects in Greek Industry
Dr. Alexis Paraskevopoulos, Environmental Consultant

Environmental Dimensions of Economic Education
Dr. Stephen Buckles, President, Economics America, National Council on Economic Education

Environmental Leadership – The Management of Change
Karl Kummer, Environmental Director, Rank Xerox Ltd

Dow – Responsible Care for the Environment
Dr. Constantine Masmanidis, General Manager, Dow Hellas S.A.

Business and Environmental Protection
Dr. Christos Tsiliyannis, Technical Manager, Waste Management Greece S.A.

Manufacturers and Prevention Policy
Jared O. Blum, President, Polyisocyanurate Insulation Manufacturers’ Association

S.C. Johnson and the Bio-Environment
Michael Pagidas, General Manager, S.C. Johnson and Son Hellas Ltd.

Prevention of Pollution at Source – Environment and the Consumer
Polychronis Polychroniadis, General Manager, PERAN Environment and Development S.A. and ELAN Hellenic Developments S.A.

Resource Conservation and Recovery – Action Against Over-Consumerism, Pollution and Poverty
J. Patrick Nicholson, Chairman and CEO, N-Viro International Corporation

Proposal on a New Dimension of Profit
John Boutaris, President, I. Boutaris and Son S.A.