Worldwatch Launches European Report on Living Economy
Worldwatch Institute Europe is proud to launch the report 'Voices From Europe: Build a Living Economy' at the Rio+20 Earth Summit. The presentation will take place at a side event Tuesday at RioCentro.
Title: Voices from Europe: Build a Living Economy
Date: 19 June 2012, 19:30 - 21:00
Venue: Room T-6 at RioCentro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Lead-organiser: Worldwatch Institute
Voices from Europe will debate and present European research results on green economy and policy advices for Rio+20. These voices represent businesses, NGOs and intellectuals from Europe.
- Robert Engelman, President of Worldwatch Institute
- Bo Normander, European Director of Worldwatch Institute
- Sascha Müller-Kraenner, Director of Nature Conservancy in Europe
- Tilman Santarius, Author, Board Member Germanwatch
- Moderator: Daniel Yeow, Worldwatch Institute
The seminar will be accompanied by music and food!
The Living Economy Report 2012
This report is portrays a vision of how to build a living economy; one that has human well-being and happiness at its heart, and allows for a sustainable future beyond the obsession with economic growth.
Echoing the call to transform our economy are voices from experts across Europe. The second chapter of the report explores the results of a survey conducted by Worldwatch Europe in which NGOs,businesspeople, and experts were questioned and their responses analysed. Following that, a presentation of selected concrete examples from throughout Europe which demonstrate a vision to transform cultures across institutional structures in society.
The publication is available for free download online by clicking on this link.
Press Contact at Rio+20: Xenia Trier, (+45) 2424 1632, email@example.com
European Director: Bo Normander, (+45) 2087 1933, firstname.lastname@example.org