Debate: Is the green economy a vector of change towards a more sustainable world?



Christian ARNSPERGER (Université Catholique de Louvain, BE)

Christian Arnsperger is a German economist by training. He opted for a Ph.D. on economic and social justice at Catholic University of Leuven. He has been interested in a great variety of topics, all linked to political economy and the ethics and philosophy of economics. Eventually, he has come out of this rich experience as a staunch believer in interdisciplinarity. His current research focuses on topics like the transition towards a green economy, sustainable finance, banking and investment, monetary reform and complementary currencies, among others.

Fulai SHENG (Green Economy initiative)

Fulai Sheng is an economist at the United Nations' Environment Programme's Economics and Trade Branch (UNEP-ETB). His areas of expertise include integrated policy-making, international payments for ecosystem services, and integrated economic and environmental accounting. He holds a Masters degree in Economics from the Shanghai University of Finance and Economics. Over the last twenty years, he has served the Chinese Ministry of Finance, the World Bank, the WWF, and Conservation International.

Palais des Nations, UN (Geneva)

Friday, September 7, 2012 -
15:00 to 16:30

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