Global spotlight – Bridging the planet and future growth
Societies are overconsuming the natural resources available on the planet that are critical for guaranteeing the prosperity of present and future generations and ensuring global health. It is critical to design and implement new economic models that couple future growth with the preservation of natural assets. This session will include a presentation on the global impacts of the climate crisis and a conversation about the models and initiatives that are needed to couple economic growth with the stewardship of planet Earth and its natural resources.
- What frameworks can facilitate sustainable economic growth?
- What are the best examples of sustainable development across the globe?
- What breakthroughs do societies need for coupling future growth with the preservation of our planet?
Presenter: Christos Zerefos, Secretary General of the Academy of Athens, Greece
Isabel Gil, President, Catholic University of Portugal
Christopher Geiger, Vice President, Internal Audit and Enterprise Risk, Lockheed Martin Corporation, USA
Moderator: Kandeh Yumkellah, GFCC Distinguished Fellow