3 RD B4E Global Summit 2009
The Green Imperative: Leadership, Innovation and Technology
B4E Global Summit 2009, held in Paris, highlighted the most urgent environmental challenges facing the world economy today, asking what needs to be done to turn crisis into opportunity. CEOs and senior executives from leading global companies joined leaders from government, international agencies, NGOs, and other organizations to discuss resource efficiency, green jobs, renewable energy, new business models and climate strategies.
Delegates learned how to identify and manage the risks posed by climate change and explore the commercial and political benefits of investing in a green economy. Participants underlined the need for business to take its part along with Government, the research community and other societal partners – in creating a more sustainable world and drive the way towards the sustainable, green and responsible enterprise.