Greening the Economy

This video is about impressions from the 2008 edition of the European Business Summit, and how the event blog managed and hosted by Blogactiv helped make this conference more interactive. [kml_flashembed movie=”http://youtube.com/v/CqIoPJS7PCA” width=”320″ height=”350″ wmode=”transparent” /]

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Anthony Simon, President Marketing Unilever Foods (retired), Advisor to WBCSD (World Business Council for Sustainable Development), Deputy Chairman of the Board of Advisors of the World future Council, member of various boards and actively engaged in sustainable development: There is overwhelming consensus since only yesterday that mankind is indeed massively impacting our planet and its… » read more

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Jean-François Minster, chief technology officer and senior vice president scientific development with Total, on the financing of strategic energy technologies in the EU. [kml_flashembed movie=”http://www.youtube.com/v/SnRAzpSb_C4″ width=”320″ height=”350″ wmode=”transparent” /]

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Erika Mink, Environment Manager with Tetra Pak Europe, on sustainable consumption and incentives: “What’s most important is to agree on how environemental performance of products is measured and how it’s communicated to what’s the marketplace.” [kml_flashembed movie=”http://www.youtube.com/v/sqbVfAgaC80″ width=”320″ height=”350″ wmode=”transparent” /]

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Sergio Giacoletto, executive vice president of Europe, Middle East, and Africa for Oracle and a member of the software company’s Executive Management Committee, comments on universities’ relations with business, curricula and employability, and on knowledge and technology transfer between academia and business. [kml_flashembed movie=”http://www.youtube.com/v/t0G6OFjqypc” width=”320″ height=”350″ wmode=”transparent” /] Read Sergio Giacoletto’s blog here.

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Jim Murray, former Secretary-General with BEUC, the European Consumers’ organisation, and Procter&Gamble President for Western Europe Gianni Ciserani comment on sustainable consumption. [kml_flashembed movie=”http://www.youtube.com/v/eNSiRSxQFL0″ width=”320″ height=”240″ wmode=”transparent” /] [kml_flashembed movie=”http://www.youtube.com/v/xc1pkiu3mio” width=”320″ height=”240″ wmode=”transparent” /]

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Questionnée sur la prèsence rèlativement basse d’industriels russes à l’edition 2008 de European Business Summit, Tatiana Shubina (European House, Moscou) répond: “On se prépare à un grand évennement avec une participation et un partneariat russe en 2009.” Concernant les livraisons de gaz naturel de la Russie en Europe Centrale et Occidentale, elle dit: “C’est la… » read more

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Didier Malherbe, Administrateur-délégué UCB Pharma Belgium: “If working on the greening of the economy makes the companies more competitive, more attractive to new talents, it’s a win-win situation.” [kml_flashembed movie=”http://www.youtube.com/v/4CqBhw06F7c” width=”320″ height=”350″ wmode=”transparent” /]

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Gerd Leipold, Executive Director of Greenpeace International, on nuclear energy and its climate change promises – and on the paradigm shift in energy policy. [kml_flashembed movie=”http://www.youtube.com/v/N6nViBN4gCI” width=”320″ height=”350″ wmode=”transparent” /]

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