The third edition of the “Powers Summit” forum will be held today in “Sofia Tech Park”, the organizers from the Webit Foundation and Digital National Coalition announce.
Prime Minister Nikolay Denkov, Minister of Agriculture and Food Kiril Vatev, Minister of Environment and Water are expected to participate in the forum, which opens at 9:00 a.m. Julian Popov, the Deputy Minister of Finance Georgi Klisurski and the Executive Director of the Executive Agency for the Promotion of Small and Medium Enterprises (IANMSP) Boyko Takov. The guests of the event will be the people’s representatives Tomislav Donchev (GERB-SDS), Grozdan Karadjov (“There is such a people”) and Yavor Bozhankov (“We continue the change”).
Business experts unanimously stand behind the priorities that cannot be delayed and expect specific decisions from the authorities in the next 6 to 12 months. The three key priorities for our country are:
– Creation of an Advisory Council to the Council of Ministers, which will include representatives of interested parties (and not only relevant ministries) and will unite the efforts of all organizations working actively to achieve the Global Goals;
– Speeding up the work on creating a deposit system in Bulgaria and changing the methodology of calculating the household waste fee based on generated waste;
– Accelerating the work on the transposition of the CSRD Directive, with a clear commitment to: complying with the minimum requirements stipulated in it, the transitional periods, and creating a single entry point for the publication of the annual reports on the companies’ activities. Urgent launch and implementation of business support measures (priority grants) under the European programs and under the PVU and increasing the resource provided for them in order to speed up the sustainable transition.
This year, the “Sustainable Development” panel will be attended by chairmen, directors and deans from the Association of Industrial Capital in Bulgaria (AIKB), the Bulgarian Network of the UN Global Compact, the Bulgarian Chamber of Commerce (BCC), IDES and the Faculty of Economics of SU “St. Kliment Ohridski”.