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Gerd Leonhard Futurist, Author and Keynote Speaker
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In this session you will hear about financing and measuring the circular economy: how it helps deliver on climate and other ESG goals, while being a source of better and new growth; how the circular economy financing market has grown steeply across asset classes over the last two years; and how circularity performance can be measured to inform decision making by both business leaders and financiers.
Thank you for watching this video. The Ellen MacArthur Foundation is a UK charity working on the business, learning, insights & analysis, and communications to accelerate the transition towards the circular economy.
Find out more about our work here: www.ellenmacarthurfoundation.org
This session was part of the 2-day live Responsible Business Europe 2020 broadcast - https://www.reutersevents.com/events/rbs
Speakers Include: David Grayson, chairman, IBE
Considering the scale of transformation required to realize a circular economy, Alan Kay pulls no punches in describing the size and scope of action that is needed by drawing parallels from historic moments of radical and transformational change. Sponsored by Ellen MacArthur Foundation.
TEDxBasel June 2020
How we can take advantage of the pandemic crisis and the economic recovery plans to address climate change. Daniel Magallon is a sustainable energy technology, financial, and market specialist with many years of experience implementing projects in Europe, Asia, Latin America, and Africa for private and public organizations. He is also CEO of BASE, a Swiss-based organization dedicated to scaling up investments and finance in climate change solutions, since 2007. His work focuses on developing market-based business models and financial mechanisms. Some of the projects and business models that Daniel has been working on include the “Energy Savings Insurance” model currently in implementation in Latin America, Asia and Europe and “the “Financing RE through remittances project”, “On-bill Financing”, and the “Cooling as a Service” model, which has been recognized by the Global Innovation Lab in 2019.
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Racism makes our economy worse -- and not just in ways that harm people of color, says public policy expert Heather C. McGhee. From her research and travels across the US, McGhee shares startling insights into how racism fuels bad policymaking and drains our economic potential -- and offers a crucial rethink on what we can do to create a more prosperous nation for all. "Our fates are linked," she says. "It costs us so much to remain divided."
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How the last two centuries led to today’s economy
Adam Davidson, co-founder of NPR's Planet Money, can trace a line through time from homemade clothing and baked goods to today's passion economy. Davidson argues that a combination of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries is how we got to where we are.
We shifted from an intimate and localized economy of goods and services to an economy of scale, and finally to what Davidson refers to as "intimacy at scale."
There are, of course, positive attributes to this hybrid economic system, but it also comes with some of the flaws of its predecessors.
ADAM DAVIDSON is the cofounder of NPR's Planet Money podcast and a staff writer at The New Yorker, where he covers economics and business. Previously he was an economics writer for The New York Times Magazine. He has won many of journalism's most prestigious awards, including a Peabody for his coverage of the financial crisis.
His latest book The Passion Economy: The New Rules for Thriving in the Twenty-First Century https://amzn.to/2X31pv5
Talks at Google
Dr. Avraham Arbib shares his thoughts on the global economic downturn and how it has deep roots in the overuse and misuse of natural resources. Therefore, continuous growth is unsustainable and the risk of a non-linear collapse reaction is increasing. Consumption rates in the developed world must be reduced, but this should not be seen as a disaster, because living standards are not tightly coupled to consumption rates. A redistribution of wealth, income and opportunity for growth is essential within the world economy.
There needs to be a fundamental shift in the global approach to tackling climate change and the circular economy can play an essential role. 45% of global greenhouse gas emissions come from how we make and use products like buildings, cars and clothes, and how we produce food.
Per Klevnäs is a managing consultant and economist with experience from 100+ energy, resource and climate related projects internationally since the early 2000s. Previous roles have included as an expert in McKinsey’s sustainability practice, Research Director of the New Climate Economy Project, a senior manager at the Stockholm Environment Institute, and Managing Director of an economic consultancy.
At Material Economics, Per help companies set the right direction in the face of new business requirements connected with resource and sustainability topics. He has worked widely across energy, basic materials, manufacturing, and utilities on topics ranging from investment due diligence and acquisition scanning, low-carbon growth strategies, investment planning, product and technology development, and regulatory strategy.
World record-breaking sailor Dame Ellen MacArthur has spent a lot of time on the high seas, she reveals how these experiences sparked a revelation about how to manage finite resources on our planet. Hear why she’s optimistic about transitioning to a circular economy, a system where we dramatically reduce waste and pollution
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