SP Speakers Series

A coprehensive list of specialists in the field of environmental economics who have participated in our Speaker Series events. These are held between September & March of each year in a lecture style format.

 May 9, 2011 Achim Steiner, Executive Director, United Nations Environment Programme

On May 9th, 2011, Sustainable Prosperity brought Achim Steiner, Executive Director, United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) to Toronto, Ontario, for an SP Speaking Tour.

 April 18, 2011 Éloi Laurent, Senior Economist and Scientific Advisor, Sciences-Po Center for Economic Research

Éloi Laurent, Senior Economist and Scientific Advisor at OFCE (Sciences-Po Center for Economic Research), presented as part of the SP Speaker Series on April 18, 2011 at the University of Ottawa.

 February 23, 2011 Andrew Heintzman, Co-Founder, Investeco

Andrew Heintzman spoke as part of the SP Speaker Series on February 23, 2011 at the University of Ottawa.

 November 26, 2010 Mark Jaccard, Professor, School of Resource and Environmental Management, Simon Fraser University

SP hosted an event with Professor Mark Jaccard, from the School of Resource and Environmental Management, Simon Fraser University, on November 26th, 2010.

 June 28, 2010 Michael Porter, Bishop William Lawrence University Professor, Harvard Business School

On June 28, 2010 in Montreal, Professor Michael Porter of Harvard was the keynote speaker at the Sustainable Prosperity (SP) and Resources for the Future (RFF) event The Porter Hypothesis at 20.

 May 18, 2010 Pavan Sukhdev, Study Leader, TEEB, United Nations Environment Programme

Mr. Pavan Sukhdev, UNEP's Study Leader of The Economics of Ecosystems and Biodiversity (TEEB) study, and world-renowned international economic expert and banker came to Canada for a whirlwind SP speaking tour of Montreal (May 18, 2010), Ottawa (May 19, 2010) and Toronto (May 20, 2010), in preparation for the United Nations International Day for Biodiversity on May 22, 2010.

 January 18, 2010 Paul Ekins, Director, United Kingdom Green Fiscal Commission

Paul Ekins, Director of the UK Green Fiscal Commission, visited Canada January 9-12, 2010, making stops and giving presentations to audiences in Vancouver, Victoria, Ottawa and Toronto.


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