The Next Decade Matters - Public Lecture at University of Innsbruck

Innsbruck, 27 April 2018 -  The University of Innsbruck, Innovation Lab for Sustainability and SYSTEMIQ hosted a series of key note speeches and panel discussion with young entrepreneurs, students and international thought leaders such as Lord Nicholas Stern, Chair of the Grantham Research Institute, Lord Adair Turner, Chair of the Energy Transitions Commission, and Dr. Janez Potocnik, Chair of the International Resource Panel.

The costs of economic growth outpace its benefits. Innovation and sustainable business models present an unprecedented opportunity to achieve better growth. A diversity of voices provided practical yet inspiring views on how we can take this agenda forward, for instance how “transforming” the economy translates into day-to-day actions and decisions.

 

Panelists:

Prof. Dr. Martin R. Stuchtey, founder of SYSTEMIQ, professor of Resource Strategy and Management at the University of Innsbruck

Univ.-Prof. Dr.-Ing. Anke Bockreis, Professor of Waste and Resource Management

Dr. Klaus Zumwinkel, President of the Deutsche Post Foundation and its SUN Institute Environment and Sustainability

Speakers:

Lord Nicholas Stern, Chairman of the Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change

Sabrina Mustopo, founder of Krakakoa Chocolate

Speakers:

Lord Adair Turner, Chair of the Energy Transitions Commission

Michael Meirer, PhD student in Environmental Technology - Waste Treatment and Resource Management at University of Innsbruck

Speakers:

Dr. Janez Potocnik, Co-Chair of the UN International Resource Panel

Anna Köhl, PhD student in Management at University of Innsbruck

Panelists:

Dr. Heinrich Bedford-Strohm, Regional Bishop of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Bavaria

Dr. Daniela Hohenwallner, AlpS

Dr. Maximilian Riede, AplS

Sir David King, former UK Government Chief Scientific Adviser