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Time: December 2, 2009 from 5pm to 6pm
Location: Royal Society
Street: 6-9 Carlton House Terrace
City/Town: London SW1Y 5AG
Website or Map: http://royalsociety.org/publi…
Event Type: panel discussion
Organized By: UNDP, Business Fights Poverty, ODI, IBLF, WBCSD
Latest Activity: Dec 4, 2009
Royal Society, London, 5.00 - 6.30pm (Registration from 4.30), followed by reception.
On the eve of the UN climate change conference in Copenhagen, this major event in London will focus on business innovations for the global South that help mitigate climate change and its impact on the poor. What types of innovative models are emerging? How can these be brought to scale? What is the role of governments and donors to encourage innovation?
The event is sponsored by the United Nations Development Programme’s (UNDP) Growing Inclusive Markets initiative (GIM), and co-hosted by Business Fights Poverty, the Overseas Development Institute, the International Business Leaders Forum (IBLF) and the World Business Council for Sustainable Development.
|Welcome Remarks:||Bruce Jenks, Assistant Secretary-General and Director, Partnerships Bureau, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)|
|Panel Discussion:||Jeroen Blum, Deputy Director, Shell Foundation|
|Anand Narayan, Manager, Incubation Labs, Selco Solar Private|
|Ernest Kwasi Kyei, Co-Founder / Director of Toyola Energy|
|Michael Anthony, Senior Microinsurance Manager, Allianz SE|
|John Marsh, Founder and Executive Director, Prosperity Initiative|
|Peter Guest, Editor, This is Africa, FT Business|
|Chair:||Adam Leach, CEO, IBLF|