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Business Leaders Debate Green Economy in Paris

Business Leaders Debate Green Economy in Paris Paris / Nairobi, 14 April 2011 - Some 200 representatives from business and industry, governments and civil society gathered in Paris this week for global talks on the transition to a green economy. Organized by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), in collaboration with the International Chamber of Commerce and the French postal service Le Groupe La Poste, which hosted the event at its Paris headquarters, the two-day Business and Industry Global Dialogue aimed to define the private sector's role in moving towards a low carbon, resource-efficient green economy. The event began with opening addresses from UNEP Executive Director Achim Steiner, the Secretary General of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) Jean-Guy Carrier and the Chief Executive Officer of Le Groupe La Poste Jean-Paul Bailly. Sylvie Lemmet, Dir...

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