The economics of sustainable development, including sustainable patterns of production and consumption
17 Jun 2012, 11:00:00-13:30:00Recommendations
- Phase out harmful subsidies and develop green tax schemes.
- Include environmental damages in the Gross National Product (GNP) and complement it with measures of social development.
- Promote sustainable public procurement worldwide as a catalyst for sustainable patterns, taking into account the need for a holistic approach to sustainable development and principles for a sustainable and fair economy.
|Mr. Joseph Leahy (United Kingdom)
|Dr. Enase Okonedo (Nigeria)
Dean, Lagos Business School
|Dr. Gro Harlem Brundtland (Norway)
Former Prime Minister of Norway
|Mr. Helio Mattar (Brazil)
President, Akatu Institute.
Co-founder of the Ethos Institute
|Dr. Ignacy Sachs (France)
Professor, Centre de Recherche sur le
Brasil Contemporain (CRDC)
Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales (EHESS)
|Mr. Juan Carlos Castilla-Rubio (Peru)
CEO, Planetary Skin Institute
|Dr. Kelly Rigg (United States of America)
Founding Director, Varda Group
|Dr. Mathis Wackernagel (Switzerland)
Co-Founder, Executive-Director, Global Footprint Network
|Ambassador Rubens Ricupero (Brazil)
Former Secretary-General, UNCTAD
|Dr. Thomas Heller (United States of America)
Executive-Director, Climate Policy Initiative
|Dr. Elisabeth Laville (France)
|Facilitators of the online discussion|
|Mr. Yousef Bakr (Jordan)
University of Petra
|Mr. Renato Flores (Brazil)
Funcacao Getulio Vargas