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CONSUMPTION PATTERNS FOR SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT: CHALLENGES AND OPPORTUNITIES FOR A POST-2015 WORLD

Overview


Organizers :  Brazilian Centre for Strategic Studies and Management (CGEE), Brasília, Brazil
Date : from June 30th 9:30 am to July 1st 5pm
Location : Brasilia, Brazil
Expected number of participants : 50-100
Nature of participants : Scientists, researchers, stakeholders, policy makers and government officials
Keywords : Consumption patterns, Conscious consumption, Green consumption, Sustainable development
Keynote speakers :
  • A. Prado Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean - ECLAC, Santiago, Chile
  • R. Paes World Centre for Sustainable Development - Rio Centre, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  • M. Grossi Brazilian Business Council for Sustainable Development, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  • E. Alfredsson Swedish Agency for Growth Analysis, Stockholm, Sweden
  • T. Voituriez Institute for Sustainable Development and International Relations (IDDRI), Paris, France
  • H. Mattar Akatu Institute for Conscious Consumption, São Paulo, Brazil
  • R. Gualda Brazilian Ministry of Environment, Brasília, Brazil
  • M. Mottin Brazilian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Brasília, Brazil
  • A. Galvão Brazilian Centre for Strategic Studies and Management - CGEE, Brasília, Brazil

Summary

The seminar will cover the different views from academic, business and government sectors on consumption patterns in the context of sustainable development, including the challenges and opportunities to respond to climate change, meet the commitments resulting from the definition of a new climate treaty and the post-2015 development agenda, as well as balancing the environmental, social and economic dimensions of sustainable development. The event will also include the presentation of the results of the International Web-Based Consultation on Consumption Patterns for Sustainable Development organized by the Brazilian Centre for Strategic Studies and Management (CGEE) in cooperation with the Akatu Institute for Conscious Consumption, the Brazilian Business Council for Sustainable Development (CEBDS), the Institute for Sustainable Development and International Relations (IDDRI, France), the Institute of Research and Development (IRD, France), the Swedish Agency for Growth Analysis (Sweden) and the World Centre for Sustainable Development (Rio+ Centre).

More information


For more information you can contact consum-patterns@cgee.org.br

The seminar will be streamed live. You can access to it on this website : http://www.cgee.org.br on June 30 and July 1st.