Resilient People, Resilient Planet: A Future Worth Choosing

Secretary-General's High-level Panel on Global Sustainability (GSP) Side event
"Resilient People, Resilient Planet: A Future Worth Choosing"

Monday, 16 April 2012, 10-12am


This event provides a good opportunity to engage in a constructive dialogue between Panel members and Tokyo-based organizations working on sustainable development. Panel members will present the report and recommendations, engage in a constructive dialogue and discuss options for implementation and quick win-win strategies on the following issues:
● Addressing market failures through costing environmental externalities (regulation, tax and market mechanisms)
● New ways to measure progress: Shifting from quantity to quality of growth
●Green Growth: Sustainable Procurement, Standards and Innovation, technology, energy efficiency and renewable energy
●Sustainable transport and Urbanization
●Sustainable consumption and production