International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED)
On 13 November 2018 (2:00 - 3:30 PM GMT), the International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED) is hosting a webinar on "Gender and biodiversity conservation – progress and future directions".
On 8 November 2018 (12:30 PM CET) the Euro-Mediterranean Center on Climate Change (CMCC) is holding a webinar on "Ongoing Investigations on Urban Climate: a Multidisciplinary Overview in a Climate Change Context".
On 7 November 2018 (1:15 PM - 2:45 PM ET) the National Council for Science and the Environment (NCSE) and The Security and Sustainability Forum are hosting a webinar on "Markets & Finance Mechanisms to Advance Resilience".
The greening of industries is increasingly recognized as key to economic competitiveness and sustainable growth for both countries and businesses. What policies help drive green industry? What sectors have the most to gain from greener industrial practices? How can governments administratively and politically manage the green industrial transition, while minimizing potential negative impacts on the economy and workers? What are national examples of successful green structural change?
What are the basic principles of circular economy? What are key steps, technologies and skills for a circular future? What are circular business models? What kinds of policies stimulate and reward the adoption of circular business models and lifestyles? How can we address the ‘lock-ins’ that impede the transition away from our current ‘take-make-dispose’ economy?