Chatham House to Host Green Growth Conference
December 21, 2012  //  By:   //  Blog Post, Event, Featured  //  No Comment

 

On February 25th-26th, 2013, Chatham House will host a conference entitled “Green Growth: Transforming Economies for Competitiveness and Resilience?” The conference is centered on the now-ubiquitous idea of green growth and addresses the following themes:

 

 

  • Will adopting ‘green growth’ policies enhance national competitiveness and resilience?
  • Economic, business, and technological innovations
  • The policy environmental that will enable investments to shift towards low carbon, resource efficient industries and business models
  • The fiscal and regulatory tools that promote growth whilst conserving natural capital and promoting resource efficiency
  • Pricing the environmental and social cost of natural resources

The keynote speaker at the event will be Karl Falkenberg, Director General, DG Environment at the European Commission. Other speakers include Christopher Cooper-Hohn, Managing Partner and Founder of the Children’s Investment FundFiona Harvey of the Guardian Newspaper; and Bernice Lee, Research Direct of Energy, Environment, and Resources at Chatham House.

Chatham House is a leading international research and analysis institution. Its four research areas are energy, environment, and resources; international economics; international security; and area studies and international law.

The event will be hosted at the Chatham House Conference Unit in St. James’s Square in London.  To register for the event, click here.

About the Author :

Michael Denney is a PhD student in the Global Governance and Human Security program at the University of Massachusetts Boston. He is a Research Associate at the Center for Governance and Sustainability.

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