WBCSD Meeting, Paris 2015- Group Diary

OWT.230 Management & the Environment – Ethics & Sustainability Group Diary written by Xiaoyu Chen, Jan-Oliver Distler, Celia Iordache, Miriam Luft, Alexia Petricu, Ferdinand Weiler, Veronika Wiesner & Victoria Wood Expectations  After working through the Vision 2050 and Action 2020 Documents and Reports our expectations were quite mixed. On one hand we were a bit sceptical as the Vision 2050 Report seemed…

Thank-you from all of us…

We are writing to express our sincerest gratitude for everyone who supported our trip to Paris (see list below), without your support and/or sponsorship this trip would not have happened. Our thanks go to: The Pentland Centre – Professor Gail Whiteman WBCSD Mr Peter Bakker, Mr Peter White, Dr Rodney Irwin, Ms Marie Loriot,  Ms Kija Kimmer, Ms…

Driving home for Christmas

“Time flies by” – especially when you enjoy your time. So for us the time at the WBCSD summit in Paris 2015 flew by and after four days at the Mariott Hotel we made our way back to the rain washed Lancaster. We were all looking back smiling but with tears in our eyes – it…

The Call to Action: WBCSD Council Meeting Officially Commences

5am wake up. 17 hour day. Plenary sessions. Cluster Groups. Great Food. Al Gore. Ban Ki-Moon. Panel discussions. Unexpected poem. Today has felt like 3 days in one there has been so much happening. From arrival to departure at the conference centre there was always something to do or someone to talk to. The calibre…

Reflections from Paris – the day after…

Reflections from Paris – the day after… Saturday, 14th of November. It’s 11:25h in the morning when my flight lands in Paris. I make my way through the airport and to the hotel, so far I am not feeling too much unease by what I see. But a few hours later I step into the…