June 18, 2014

Green Economy Roadmap for Qatar Launched

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Dr Alex Amato Head of Sustainability at QGBC delivering remarks at the eventThe International Chamber Of Commerce Qatar (ICC Qatar) has launched the ICC Green Economy Roadmap and Energy and Environment Commission during a seminar jointly hosted by ICC Qatar and Qatar Green Building Council (QGBC).

More than 60 professionals and project managers gathered at the Qatar Chamber for the ‘ICC’s Green Economy Roadmap: implications for Qatar’ seminar to learn about ICC’s flagship guide, which provides guidance to business, policy makers and society in the development and implementation of policies and actions towards a ‘green economy’.

Launched during Rio+20 as an initiative to promote a more common understanding of a green economy, the roadmap outlines 10 conditions and related policy recommendations as a framework to discuss a range of inter-linked policies and actions to transform into a green economy.

These conditions include social, environment and economic innovation; collaboration between all sectors; integrated governance; balancing short-and long-term strategies and multilateralism. The roadmap also exists to share existing best practice and initiate new collaborative activities.

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