Sunday, July 7, 2013
Event - Responsible Business Forum on Sustainable Development: Transformation Growth and the Green Economy
By 2050, the global population will hit 9 billion people and the increased demand for water, food and energy will exceed our current capacity to provide. This will be the defining challenge of the 21st century, but also its greatest economic opportunity.
Nothing short of a revolutionary approach to the way governments think and businesses operate is required to meet this global challenge. Business leaders and policymakers who do not embrace the transformation to a global, green economy will find themselves left behind in the new world order.
The Responsible Business Forum on Sustainable Development will bring together business leaders, NGOs and policy-makers from around Southeast Asia to discuss commitments and policy recommendations to increase sustainability across seven sectors - agriculture & forestry, palm oil, consumer goods, mining, financial services, building & urban infrastructure and energy.
The forum will discuss the transformational journey to the green economy and offer practical ways to accelerate business solutions and policy frameworks for a more sustainable world.
To see the list of speakers click here. To see the full agenda click here. To register click here.
The Green Economy is the Right Solution for our Troubled Times
Launching of the New Global Green Economy
The False Choice Between the Economy and the Environment
The Growth of Sustainability as Revealed by 3 MIT Reports
The CDP Identifies Germany as the Global Sustainability Leader
CDP Report Shows a Growing Number of Companies See the Risks Posed by Climate Change
Call to Service: Teaching Sustainability at Business Schools
Sustainability Nears a Tipping Point
Investors and Global Sustainability
Sustainability (Sustainable) Defined
Top 10 Global Sustainability Leaders (Report)
Global Survey on Sustainability
The GRI Sustainability Reporting Framework
Sustainability Methodology (Video)
Sustainability is an Unstoppable Megatrend
Cooperation Between Environmental Organizations and BusinessesInnovation and the Development of An Integrative Approach to Eco-Innovation
10 Steps to Sustainability-Driven Innovation
Sustainability is a Catalyst for Innovation