- Lead-organizer: Green Economics Institute (GEI)
- 09:00 - 10:30
- Date: 21 Jun 2012
- Room: T-8
Green Economics:A roadmap of its development and benefits
Organizing partnersThe Green Economics Institute
6 Strachey Close
IntroductionThis event is from the global leaders in Green Economics who created the field of Green Economics as an academic discipline and who have been resposible for its spread over the last 10 years. The first green academic journal International Journal of Green Economics which is double blind peer reviewed will be introduced- now in its 6th volume as well as a complete range of books on green economics and the green economy in 4 series, Ashgate Academic Press, Gower Management Publishers and The Green Economics Reader Series and the Green Economics Handbook series from the Green Economics Institute. This side events charts the history origins, background, theory and practise of Green Economics and the competing ideas within the field and the literature and introduces and analyses the field.
There will be 4 speakers and participation is encouraged from the floor.
Detailed programmeThis workshop with its high profile and robust line up of experienced green econonmists will be able to support and influence the
outcome of the UNCSD in a way that few others will have been focused over the long term on this subject. It therefore will offer unique 10 year insight into the field and its practise and literature on green economics and the green economy and how and why it has evolved as it has.The field of green economics is about reclaiming, reforming and the renaissance of Economics for all people,especially women, nature,other species, the planet and its systems and about environmental and social justice together. It is about making the economy flourish and that growth is growth in nature not destruction as currently measured.Its the economics of doing and is intensely practical
and is a mesh of earth and social science and its methodology and scope are completely unique- high tech positive progressive and forward looking with a completely new analysis of what can be done and how to do it.
it is attracting attention all over the world with its fresh and global outlook and this workshop will introduce its main leaders and thinkers and their ideas and writing and projects and campaigns.