30 Nov 2018

Media debate: What makes your country wealthy? CNBC Africa hosts televised debate on the eve of the Conference

Has national ‘wealth’ has been miscalculated for decades? Could some countries be wealthier than previously understood because of their natural and social assets? And where will this take business in the 21st century? On the 9th January 2019, Africa’s largest business television network, CNBC, will broadcast a live television debate: What makes your country wealthy. … Continue reading →Media debate: What makes your country wealthy? CNBC Africa hosts televised debate on the eve of the Conference
21 Nov 2018

Word Bank Chief Environmental Economist Sofia Alroth to speak on mainstreaming natural capital in policies and strategies

Sofia Alroth, Chief Environmental Economist at the World Bank, will give her views on ways to mainstream natural capital and strategies at the PAGE Ministerial Conference in Cape Town. Sofia is a Senior Environmental Economist at the World Bank, and part of the secretariat for WAVES – Wealth Accounting and the Valuation of Ecosystem services. … Continue reading →Word Bank Chief Environmental Economist Sofia Alroth to speak on mainstreaming natural capital in policies and strategies
19 Nov 2018

Finnish Environment Minister to speak at PAGE Conference

Kimmo Tiilikainen, Finnish Minster for Housing, Energy and the Environment, has confirmed his participation in the PAGE Ministerial Conference in January 2019. Minister Tiilikainen is invited to speak on the topic of policies and strategies for sustainable consumption and production. Minister Tiilikainen assumed office in 2015. He holds a Master of Forest Science and Agriculture.
12 Nov 2018

UN Assistant Secretary General and Chief Economist confirms participation in Cape Town

UN Assistant Secretary General and Chief Economist Elliott Harris confirms participation in the PAGE Ministerial Conference. Mr. Harris is invited as a keynote speaker on strategies to unlock finance for sustainability. United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres appointed Elliott Harris of Trinidad and Tobago in March 2018 as Assistant Secretary-General for Economic Development and Chief Economist … Continue reading →UN Assistant Secretary General and Chief Economist confirms participation in Cape Town