Wednesday, 01 May 2024

Consulting Without Borders LIVE - Perspectives, Episode 23: Pioneering Integrated Sustainable Development Consulting in Turkey

Tune in to the 23rd episode of the Gabriel Al-Salem Foundation's series "Consulting Without Borders LIVE – Perspectives," featuring international consultants and experts dedicated to addressing global challenges, promoting professional excellence, and fostering a sustainable future.

We are delighted to welcome Burcu Arasli, Lead Sustainability Advisor of ANKON Consulting, for a conversation on Integrated Sustainable Development Consulting in Turkey. Burcu brings over two decades of experience to the table, primarily within major UN agencies, dedicated to sustainable development and inclusive growth. At ANKON Consulting, Burcu has significantly contributed to their sustainability strategy and helped drive initiatives that support inclusivity and access to financial services, particularly focusing on climate finance and opportunities for women in green technologies.

Since 1986, ANKON Consulting has been pioneering sustainable development consulting in Turkey, winning the Gabriel Al-Salem Foundation's International Award for Excellence in Consulting for their groundbreaking project centered on providing inclusive, quality vocational education and training for Syrians under Temporary Protection (SuTP) and Turkish adolescents in need.

Established in Ankara, the political and public policy decision center of Turkey, ANKON Consulting has a solid reputation as a solution partner with valuable experience across a broad spectrum of consulting and development services.

In this episode:

  1. Explore how Turkey is adjusting its strategies to align with evolving sustainability standards, ensuring compliance and enhancing transparency.
  2. Learn about the concept of materiality in sustainable development and discuss strategies for maintaining quality and integrity within the sector.
  3. Explore the benefits of integrating comprehensive sustainability practices across all operations and projects, ensuring a balanced focus on people, planet, and profit.

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