17
September
2013

GLOBE EU High-level event: Earth Overshoot Day 2013

Moving away from the Planetary Boundaries

Following the successful pilot event of last year, GLOBE EU has observed the Earth Overshoot Day also in 2013. To this end we have organized a high-level event on September 17th which had as primary theme and focus the concept of Planetary Boundaries.

Agenda

Earth Overshoot Day 2013: ‘Moving away from the Planetary Boundaries’

17 September 2013

European Parliament, Brussels

(Click on the speakers' name to download the presentation)

Panel 1

15.00-16.30 | PLANETARY BOUNDARIES: THE COMPAS TOWARDS GLOBAL SUSTAINABILITY

Chair: Jo Leinen MEP

Speakers:

Connie Hedegaard, EU Commissioner for Climate Action

Prof. Kevin Noone, Director of the Swedish Secretariat for Environmental Earth System Sciences, Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences

Kate Raworth, Senior Visiting Research Associate, Oxford University’s Environmental Change Institute

Peter White, COO, World Business Council for Sustainable Development

 > Q&A

Panel 2

16.30-18.00 | PRESERVING EUROPE'S WEALTH IN THE 21ST CENTURY: REINDUSTRIALIZING OUR ECONOMY AND ENHANCING OUR NATURAL CAPITAL

Chair: Sirpa Pietikäinen MEP, GLOBE EU President

Speakers:

Helen Mountford, OECD Environment Directorate

Prof. Beate Sjåfjell, Head of the Research Group on Companies, Markets, Society and the Environment, University of Oslo

Adam Matthews, Secretary-General, GLOBE International

Christian Hagelüken, Director EU Government Affairs, UMICORE

Ivo Mulder, Coordinator Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services, UNEP FI

 > Q&A

 

 

 

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