Event: First Green Business Forum: Investing in Asia and the Pacific

Securing the Future of Green Business in Asia and the Pacific

22 November 2016
Author / Speaker: 
Maria Carmela Locsin, ADB
Sharanjit Leyl, BBC News
Takehiko Nakao, ADB
Anwar Hossain, Government of Bangladesh
Regina Lopez, Pasig River Rehabilitation Commission
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Erik Solheim, United Nations Environment Programme
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Madhu Khanna, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
Daniel Spitzer, Mountain Hazelnuts
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Description: 

While there is no universal agreement for what constitutes the concept of green business, it is defined here as profit-oriented activities that support environmentally sustainable growth. Within this context, this opening plenary session reflects on the role of green business development in the Asia and Pacific region.

Geographical Focus: 
Global
Subregional- Pacific
Regional - Asia
Type of Content: 
Learning Event