Corporate Social Responsibility in Challenging Economic Times: Shared Value Creation as a Solution?
Mr. Jean-François Gascon
Vice-President, Capacity Building, SNC-Lavalin Group
Date: January 18, 2013
Time: 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
3460 McTavish Street
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Jean-François Gascon is Vice President, Capacity Building, for the SNC-Lavalin Group, one of the largest Engineering & Construction firm on the globe. He is considered a key international expert in the field of Project Sustainability, a growing field of Sustainable Development addressing the design and implementation of sustainable development strategies on infrastructure and industrial projects in developing countries. Over the last decade, Mr Gascon successfully designed, developed and implemented LRDITM programs (Local Resource Development Initiative), SNC-Lavalin’s leading practice in Project Sustainability, on different mega-projects in mining, energy and water infrastructure in Asia, Africa and Latin America. He has supported organizations like BHP-Billiton, Barrick Gold, Inmet, Sumitomo, Sherritt International, the African Development Bank and the Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA) on the design/implementation of sustainable strategies on projects across the globe.