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We were pleased to be able to interview Gerard Van Harten at the 2009 European Business Summit in Brussels. Mr Van Harten is Chairman of Dow Benelux. He spoke about policies relating to sustainability and the stance of Dow on these issues. If you would like to tell us your opinion, please leave a comment… » read more

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On Thursday 26th March, Hans van der Loo, Head of European Union Liason with Shell International spoke to us at European Business Summit. Mr van der Loo was a participant in Workshop XV which was titled “Skills and innovation: fostering EU human capital“. Should you have an opinion you wish to share, please leave your… » read more

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On Thursday 26th March, Blogactiv spoke to Nobuo Tanaka. Mr Tanaka is Executive Director of the International Energy Agency. He was in Brussels to speak at Workshop VIII – titled “The last energy crisis” – at EBS 2009. If you have an opinion about this interview or session that you would like to share, please… » read more

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On Friday 27th March, Bart Diels – Investment Director at GIMV – spoke at EBS 2009 about Clean Technology investment – an area of ethical investment and how the Venture Capital process is not suited to an area that needs to be developed quite so quickly. [kml_flashembed movie=”http://www.youtube.com/v/0Bv9BlY_Ub4″ width=”320″ height=”350″ wmode=”transparent” /] To read EurActiv.com’s… » read more

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On Friday 27th March, Joelle Chassard spoke to Blogactiv. Ms Chassard was taking part in Workshop X which was titled, “Venture capital and clean tech: is Europe missing out?” at EBS 2009. Joelle Chassard is Manager of the Carbon Financing Unit, Environment Department at the World Bank in Washington. She was a very interesting speaker… » read more

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On Thursday 26th March, Blogactiv interviewed Susan Burns, Managing Director of Global Footprint Network at EBS 2009 in Brussels. Susan Burns was a participant in Workshop XI (Commodities: between Boom and Bust). Here she discusses the role of the organisation and the research they conduct and how it relates to us all and our place… » read more

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Briefing Note For Workshop VII This Briefing Note has been prepared for Workshop VII of the 2009 European Business Summit. The workshop will run between 15.45 and 17.00 on Thursday 26th March 2009. This Briefing Note has been prepared by the Hedge Fund Group. The workshop will be moderated by Euronews and will include the… » read more

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European Commission President José Manuel Barroso urges heads of state and government not to lose sight of their promises regarding climate change while media is primarily focusing on the economic crisis. While Poland fears heavy costs created by the emissions reductions and Germany as well as Italy are concerned about their competitiveness of their industry,… » read more

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European Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso and many other EU leaders at the EU Council building in Brussels, are currently discussing how the EU nations can keep their ambitions about reducing greenhouse gas emissions by 20% by 2020 and how to deal with the impact of the financial crisis. In a meeting with RT HON… » read more

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