[WEBCAST] Disruptive Asia | COVID and Climate Change: The Need for a Green Recovery in AsiaVIEW EVENT DETAILS
How do we ensure our post-COVID recovery is green, clean and aligned with delivering on the Paris Agreement and the Sustainable Development Goals?
As the region responds to the severe health, economic and social impacts of COVID-19, climate action and sustainable finance is at risk of decline. International business leaders, environmentalists and health experts alike are calling for sustainable recovery plans that are long-term and support action to reverse nature loss, a strengthened net-zero carbon goal, and a more circular economy. Yet, big questions marks remain on how sustainability will fare in the face of this crisis. Can we turn this global disruption into an opportunity to accelerate emissions targets and greater climate resilience?
Join Asia Society Policy Institute non-resident Senior Fellow and former Australian Ambassador for the Environment, Patrick Suckling, Head of International Programs at ClimateWorks Australia, Megan Argyriou, Partner - Sustainability and Climate Change at Deloitte Chi Mun Woo, and Senior Vice-Provost and Vice-Provost (Research) at Monash University Professor Rebekah Brown for a discussion on the prospect of a green recovery in Asia.
This discussion will be the third in a live webcast series exploring the Sustainability Edition of Asia Society Australia’s Disruptive Asia project, a major thought-leadership initiative that looks at how Asia’s rise is impacting Australia’s foreign policy, economy and society and how Australia should respond. In 2020, we ask if Asia’s rise is sustainable – environmentally, economically and socially?
Date: Thursday 30 July 2020
Time: 11 - 11:45 a.m. AEST
This event is open to the public and will be cast through YouTube LIVE. Registration is essential.
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About our Speakers
Disruptive Asia is a thought-leadership project by Asia Society Australia launched in 2017. It presents – through long-form essays – new perspectives and policy recommendations on how Asia’s rise is impacting Australia’s foreign policy, economy and society and how Australia should respond. Disruptive Asia deliberately looks at both external aspects of Australia’s relationship with Asia (foreign policy, business connectivity, international education) and their domestic implications and manifestations (community relations, leadership diversity, education settings and capabilities).
Asia Society Australia acknowledges the support of the Victorian Government.
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