What does it mean for an economy to be green? How do green investments and green jobs help the short-term economic recovery and long term transition?
If youre asking these kinds of questions, consider attending the National Council for Science and the Environments expert- and information- packed conference , January 20-22, in Washington D.C.
The NCSE will host its 10th national conference, 'Science, Policy and the Environment: The New Green Economy', to address green jobs, partnerships, green buildings, economic transformation, green investments and education. Learn about eco-systems, climate change, green industry and technological innovations from luminaries like Paul Hawken of The Ecology of Commerce fame, Van Jones and Charles Holliday, Chairman and former CEO of DuPont.
From global to local perspectives, energy to agriculture, get a better foundation on how to plan your green business and investments for the coming decade.
Join former Pinellas County Commissioner and long time regional, state and national environmental advocate Barbara Sheen Todd, who sits on the NCSE board, to bring back to Tampa Bay what you learn.
If you question the business viability of going green like Coca-Cola, DuPont and Nike have, dont miss the session Not Business as Usual: Driving Change in the New Green Economy, where youll hear about their strategic changes described in Peter Senges book, The Necessary Revolution: How Individuals and Organizations Are Working Together to Create a Sustainable World.
If you cant make it, read about the presentations and speakers. The conference focus is on solutions developing a greenprint on how to achieve a sustainable economy. They will look at the role of science (including social and natural sciences, as well as engineering) and its application to society in the development of a green society. This collective is looking for opportunities for long-term, win-win solutions that can help the economy recover in the short term and sustain it in the long term. How do we apply that here?