27 May, 2014

Enid Slack on panel at Sustainable Prosperity Conference in Ottawa

On April 29th, IMFG Director Enid Slack was on the “Building Sustainable Cities” panel at the Big Ideas for Sustainable Prosperity: Policy Innovation for Greening Growth Conference in Ottawa. The conference was featured on the CBC’s Ideas with Paul Kennedy on May 27th.

GREEN GROWTH: CAN PROFITS HELP THE PLANET?

It’s widely acknowledged that unfettered economic growth is impossible. Yet our reliance on fossil fuels and a growth-based economy seem intractable. So is the notion of “green growth” the answer? Is there a way to capitalize on capitalist motives and practices and live sustainably? To listen to the podcast of the show that aired on May 27th please visit:  http://www.cbc.ca/ideas/

To view the webcast of the conference: <click here>.