Atefeh Riazi, CITO/ASG of the United Nations Will Deliver Keynote Address at The 2015 Global Sourcing Council’s 3S Awards that Empower Ceremony

atti photoJuly 27, 2015, New York, NY — The Global Sourcing Council (GSC) today announced that Ms. Atefeh Riazi, CITO/ASG of the United Nations, will present the Keynote address at the 2015 GSC 3S Awards that Empower Ceremony on September 16th at the United Nations.

Established in 2008, The GSC 3S Awards program honors best “green” practices in global sourcing, as implemented by companies, corporations and individuals supporting global sustainable development, social responsibility, ethical and ecological business practices and the general idea of giving back to the local community.

The GSC 3S Award Ceremony will take place September 16, 2015 at the World Headquarters of the United Nations in NYC, USA. The winners of 2015 GSC 3S Awards will participate in the global discussion and share their vision on how business contributes to the execution of the post 2015 Sustainable Development Goals.

“Ms. Riazi is a phenomenal speaker and passionate advocate of profit with purpose”, states Ms.
Wanda Lopuch, Chairman of the Board, Global Sourcing Council. “Her keynote address will set
the stage for an intellectually challenging and dynamic dialogue on how businesses can
successfully contribute to sustainable development goals.”

On May 9, 2013, Secretary General Ban Kimoon appointed Ms. Atefeh Riazi, a United States
national born in Iran, as Chief Information Technology Officer, Assistant Secretary General,
Office of Information and Communications Technology, Department of Management.

Ms. Riazi brings with her wide-ranging experience in the public and private sector, with a focus
on leading complex organizational change involving large departments in challenging
environments to deliver vital business transformation through the use of innovation and

The 2015 GSC 3S Awards that Empower Ceremony will take place on September 16th at the
United Nations Headquarters in New York City. Full details of the program can be found on

For more information, please contact Angeline Judex at 631-627-1524 or

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