On this episode Anders Wijkman talks about the Climate Emergency Plan that the Club of Rome has launched, of the necessity to increase our ambitions and about what climate leadership means to him.
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Anders Wijkman is a Swedish opinion leader and author. He is honorary chairman of the global think tank Club of Rome and chairman of the Governing Board of Climate-KIC – a major public-private partnership at EU level for the promotion of innovation of a low-carbon society. He has served as a Member of the European Parliament, Assistant Secretary-General of the United Nations and Policy Director of UNDP.Since 2015 Anders is a member of the International Resource Panel (IRP) – a UN appointed expert body” to build and share the knowledge needed to improve the use of our resources worldwide”.
A Sustainable Tomorrow is the leading organiser in Scandinavia of sustainability conferences. On September 16th 2020, the 7th edition of Sweden's largest sustainability & future conference will take place. Based on the UNs Sustainability Development Goals, A Sustainable Tomorrow brings together all sectors from the society to find new sustainable solutions to create a sustainable tomorrow.
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