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At European Business Summit 2009, Dr Ian Moore spoke to us about sustainability and the EU economy. He also discusses the REACH programme in some depth. Dr Moore is President and CEO of Momentive Performance Materials, an organisation involved in the silicones industry. If you would like to make your voice heard in this discussion,… » read more

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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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David Bennetts, a Chartered Meteorologist from the UK, was interviewed by Blogactiv at the European Business Summit in Brussels. Mr Bennetts had asked the panel a question and discusses the question, response, climate change and carbon capture and storage below. If you have an opinion on this subject, please leave your comments in the box… » 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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On Friday 27th March, Dr Stephan Singer spoke to Blogactiv. Dr Singer is Global Energy Policy Director for the WWF and is based in their Brussels office. Dr Singer was a participant in Workshop XIV at EBS 2009, which was Moderated by Frederic Simon, Editor of EurActiv.com. If you would like to levae your thoughts… » read more

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The following has been prepared by Frederic Simon, Editor of EurActiv.com and Moderator of Workshop XIV at EBS 2009. The workshop is titled, Climate change: the road to Copenhagen. As anticipated, European leaders meeting for a two-day summit last week postponed until June a decision on the EU’s position for global climate talks, which are… » read more

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It seems that the UN is not happy with the way EU leaders have changed the wording of texts – so that they now are not aligned with the agreements made at Bali. Needless to say, these are important issues and the cause for concern if progress is to truly be made in slowing down… » read more

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The BBC are today reporting that scientists are worried about mass extinction in the world’s oceans. This is being caused by changes (increases) in the level of acidity in sea water. This has to be of massive concern to us all. The BBC story – which was discussed with Dr Carol Turley, who is chairing… » read more

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Briefing Note For Opening Plenary Session This briefing note has been prepared by INSEAD for the Opening Pleanary Session at the 2009 EBS. The session will run between 11.15 and 12.30 on Thursday 26th March 2009. The session will be moderated by Frank Brown, Dean, INSEAD. Other speakers at this session will include: Prof Jagdish… » read more

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