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Outside the oceans tropical forests constitute the biggest carbon reservoir on earth. 289 billion tons carbon are sequestered in all forests on earth, and 0.5 billion tons of carbon are lost every year through net deforestation. It is of crucial importance for the global climate to maintain the present stock of forests for the indefinite… » read more

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” /] Original post by Greening the Economy

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” /] Original post by Greening the Economy

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” /] Original post by Greening the Economy

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” /] Original post by Greening the Economy

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” /] Original post by Greening the Economy

Sergio Giacoletto, executive vice president of Europe, Middle East, and Africa for Oralce and a member of the software company’s Executive Management Committee, comments on universities’ relations with business, curricula and employability, an 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. Original post… » read more

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” /] Original post by annelies_maes

A welcome message to the event blog for the European Business Summit 2008 – Greening the Economy. [kml_flashembed movie=”http://www.youtube.com/v/qadu4iP_VT8″ width=”320″ height=”350″ wmode=”transparent” /] Original post by Greening the Economy

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

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 […] Original… » read more

The opening plenary session of the European Business summit (EBS 2008) workshop will feature speakers as diverse as the European Commissioner for Environment, the Director General of the WWF and the President of Microsoft International. This post sets out the scope of this EBS 2008 plenary (see EBS ‘08 programme). Everyone interested in the topic,… » read more

This European Business summit (EBS 2008) workshop will discuss the possible contributions of Information & Communication Technologies to the development ofa low carbon economy. This post sets out the scope of this EBS 2008 workshop (see EBS ‘08 programme). Everyone interested in the topic, whether they’re coming to EBS 2008 or not, is welcome to… » read more

The future of ecology-friendly technologies will be at the centre of discussion at this workshop of the European Business Summit on 22 February. In order to deliver sustainable, secure and competitive energy, the EU needs to accelerate the development and deployment of cost-effective low carbon technologies. In a carbon constrained world, the mastery of technology… » read more

This European Business summit (EBS 2008) workshop will discuss and debate EU policies for stimulating green investment. This post sets out the scope of this EBS 2008 workshop (see EBS ‘08 programme). Everyone interested in the topic, whether they’re coming to EBS 2008 or not, is welcome to use this blog to comment or submit… » read more

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