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Thursday

Environmental Career Fair

An online collection of environment and sustainability-focused organizations in Geneva and around the world, where students can learn about future career prospects.

Practical information 

Description

This day-long event features appearances from a number of organizations working in sustainable development, sustainable finance, and environmental issues.

For a complete career fair program, click here: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1jYxnHXepvzqLpkT0YBgq7FY_DxRk-7uCT4YwE7e-d1I/edit?usp=sharing

Private Climate Action - Adequacy & Compliance

How do we ensure adequate corporate CO2
reporting and reduction?

Practical information 

Place : Online (access link forthcoming)

Time : 12:30pm to 1:30pm

Language: English

Organizer : IHEID Environmental Committee

Speakers:  

  • Anna Stanley, Climate Action Director at the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD)

  • Julia Bewerunge, Team Lead Financial Services at Climate Partner

  • Lea Fink, Global Senior Manager at the Carbon Disclosure Project

  • David Kerkhoff (Moderator)

Registration: https://www.eventbrite.ch/e/private-climate-action-adequacy-compliance-tickets-298315789557

Description

Demand for corporate climate action from a reputational and regulatory perspective is continuously increasing. To avoid irreversible shifts in the earth's climate, significant reduction of corporate CO2 emissions is imperative. Is the current regulatory framework fit for purpose? Are the Green House Gas Protocol’s (GHG) reporting standards adequate? How can compliance be ensured?

Bee-Friendly Gardening Workshop

Get your hands dirty and help create a healthy habitat for bees by planting local flowers along with vegetable seeds in our community garden!

Practical information 

Place : Grand Morillon Student Residence, Rue Michelle Nicod 8-10

Time : 2:00pm to 4:00pm

Language : English

Organizer : IHEID Environmental Committee

Registration : https://www.eventbrite.ch/e/bee-friendly-gardening-workshop-tickets-300793530547?aff=ebdsoporgprofile

Description

Meet us in the main lobby of Maison de la Paix to join us on our walk to the Grand Morillon Student Residence, where we will replant the community garden with fruits, vegetables, and herbs. We will also seed the garden with local bee-attracting flowers, to create a safe haven for bees and improve the pollination ecosystem. 

Degrowth: The Answer for a 
Sustainable Future?

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Practical information 

Place :  Maison de la Paix, Chemin Eugene Rigot 2, Salle 7

Time : 4:15pm to 6:00pm

Language: English

Organizer : IHEID Environmental Committee

Speakers:  

  • Elena Hofferberth

  • Daniel Akinmade Emejulu

  • Richard Bridle

  • Matthew Archer (Moderator)

Registration: https://www.eventbrite.ch/e/degrowth-the-answer-for-a-sustainable-future-tickets-298014117247?aff=erelpanelorg

Description

Degrowth and green growth are still contested notions; but what do they concretely entail? During the panel we will debate on these two concepts to better understand and destigmatize them. Moreover, we will look at the actions taken so far to start the transition towards a more sustainable reality. The discussion will aim at answering the following question: Can degrowth be the answer for a sustainable future and systematic change?