Greening the Economy

Le Délégué permanent au transport aérien d’AirFranceKLM donne ses commentaires sur l’engagement environnemental de son entreprise et adresse le criticisme des ONG. [kml_flashembed movie=”http://www.youtube.com/v/7d7c_CjUtPM” width=”320″ height=”350″ wmode=”transparent” /]

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This year, the European Business Summit’s theme is “Greening the Economy”. However, instead of inviting companies that are pioneers in environmental technologies, the programme boasts some of the most polluting companies in the world and some of the worst performers in their sector. Instead of green leaders, the EBS presents dirty laggards. With an action… » read more

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Pierre Hermant, General Manager of the European Business Forum, organiser of the European Business Summit. [kml_flashembed movie=”http://www.youtube.com/v/ZpM4Qd-0In0″ width=”320″ height=”350″ wmode=”transparent” /]

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Michel Wurth (ArcelorMittal) on carbon trading and energy efficiency at the European Business Summit 2008. [kml_flashembed movie=”http://www.youtube.com/v/K21TWYAA2i4″ width=”320″ height=”350″ wmode=”transparent” /]

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Aerial electrical energy

Reducing the dependency upon technology would be idealistic or utopian, but as the world gets more polluted perhaps would be a clever solution. Of course that returning to a more natural way of life will take time and peoples’s willingness. We are pressed for time. Nature is at a critical point, and so is humanity.… » read more

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You are invited to provide input to this workshop at the European Business Summit, for which some facts and figures about renewable energy may serve as an introduction: According to the International Energy Agency (IEA-2007), renewables accounted for 13.1% of the world’s total primary energy supply in 2004. Biomass and hydro make up the biggest… » read more

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Reducing the environmental impact of consumer products – from the provision of raw materials over the production phase to consumption and disposal – is a challenge the Commission sought to address in its 2003 Integrated Product Policy (IPP) proposal. This European Business Summit workshop will discuss how Sustainable Consumption in the EU can be brought… » read more

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Scientists and industrialists are breaking their heads to develop newer/better/effecient products/equipments that will produce lesser pollutants into our atmosphere. One area that fewer people are discussing/investing is in reforestations, trying to undo the damage of deforestation. Yes, regreening our planet earth. Trees are just one of NATURE’s product which are very effecient in capturing Carbon… » read more

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Although initiatives and legislative measures have been introduced since 1993, a genuinely competitive and genuinely interconnected European market for gas and electricity is still not in place. This workshop at the European Business Summit will deal with this situation, which was recognised by the Energy Council and EU Heads of State in early 2007. Establishment… » read more

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