Building on Rio + 20 – Fork in Canada’s Green Economy Road: Where to Next?

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Building on Rio + 20 – Fork in Canada’s Green Economy Road: Where to Next?

Building on Rio + 20: Canada’s role and priorities in a global green economy

On May 1st and 2nd, 2012, in Ottawa, Sustainable Prosperity organized a conference entitled “Building on Rio + 20: Canada’s role and priorities in a global green economy.” This conference marks the 20th anniversary of the Rio Earth Summit, which was intended to chart a course for global sustainable development.

The fourth panel of the day on May 1, “Fork in Canada’s Green Economy Road: Where to next?” featured Stewart Elgie (Director of the Institute of the Environment and Chair, Sustainable Prosperity) and Lorne Johnson (Executive Director, Socially and Environmentally Responsible Aggregate).