The Business Year set to host The Panama Sustainability Forum

The Business Year (TBY) is gearing up to host The Panama Sustainability Forum, an invitation-only event, prior to the launch of The Business Year: Panama 2023.

The Panama Sustainability Forum, which will be held on November 24 in Panama City, comes at a time of heightened awareness in the Central American nation about the need for sustainable development, and will gather a range of business leaders to discuss the challenges and opportunities ahead for the local economy.

The event will be the first in-person gathering TBY has held in the Latin American nation and will feature two panel discussions, which will tackle topics such as digitalization, EVs, energy transition, and more.

Panelists will include representatives from the public and private sectors, from companies as diverse as EY, Maersk, and AES. Representing the public sector will be Carmen Gisela Vergara, Executive Director of PROPANAMA; Jorge Rivera Staff, National Energy Secretary; and Aristides Fernández, Chief of Staff at the Ministry of Economy and Finance.

The Panama Sustainability Forum is part of TBY’s research on the Panamanian economy ahead of the publication of The Business Year: Panama 2023, which is being produced in partnership with PROPANAMA and the Chamber of Commerce, Industries and Agriculture (CCIAP). It will be available on all major business information platforms, including Bloomberg Terminal, Refinitiv Eikon, Dow Jones Factiva, and FactSet, as well as on PressReader and Google Books and at