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How Should Business Respond?

July 24, 2019 12:00 PM ET [12:00] (New York) | (1 hr) | Time Zone Converter

Several Congressional Democrats are advancing an economic stimulus package labeled the Green New Deal to help combat climate change. The goal of this plan is to reduce CO2 emissions to 50% of today’s levels by 2030. To meet this target, policies would be initiated that include switching to 100% clean, renewable, and zero-emission energy sources, the creation of a national energy-efficient "smart" grid, and decarbonization of manufacturing and agricultural industries.

Join our panel of experts as they address:

  • What are the key elements of the Green New Deal? What are the targets? And how realistic is it that they can be achieved?
  • What are the risks and opportunities for businesses to engage in the ambitions of the Green New Deal?
  • How to manage the regulatory burdens of environmental measures and turn them into an advantage?

Who Should Attend: Those with an interest in the economic, business, and policy direction of the US and Global economy

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Requirements : Attendees must be logged on for the duration of the webcast, participate in all interactive polls, and request credits via the on-screen form. Delivery Method: Group-Internet Based Program Level: Intermediate; Prerequisites: Bachelor’s degree or higher, Advanced Preparation: None

Speakers

Karl Hausker, Ph.D.

Karl Hausker, Ph.D.
Senior Fellow
World Resources Institute

Dr. Karl Hausker is a Senior Fellow in WRI’s Climate Program. He leads analysis and modeling of climate mitigation, electricity market design, and the social cost of carbon. He led the Risky Business study of clean energy scenarios for the U.S., and lectures widely on deep decarbonization. ...Full Bio

Denise N. Naguib

Denise N. Naguib
Vice President, Sustainability and Supplier Diversity, Global Operations
Marriott International, Inc.

Denise Naguib was born in Cairo, Egypt where she lived for half of her childhood before moving to Michigan, Minnesota, and finally Oregon.  She attended the University of Oregon, earning a Bachelors of Science in Geography with an emphasis on biological and human impacts on the environm...Full Bio

Paul Washington

Paul Washington
Executive Director, ESG Center
The Conference Board

Paul Washington is a recognized leader with a distinguished career in the ESG space. Before joining The Conference Board ESG Center, he served as Senior Vice President, Deputy General Counsel, and Corporate Secretary of Time Warner Inc. He also served as Chief of Staff for the company’...Full Bio

Bart van Ark

Bart van Ark (Moderator)
Executive Vice President & Chief Economist
The Conference Board

Bart van Ark is executive vice president and global chief economist of The Conference Board, a global business research think tank headquartered in New York...Full Bio

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