excerpted from Forest Wars
Recorded on December 2013

Climate Change vs. the Great Depression


With the planet facing global warming, species extinction, deforestation, water scarcity issues, and other environmental problems, companies, countries, and other global players are beginning to understand a connection between business practices and our changing climate.  "These are the externalities now coming home to roost," says Sissel Waage.  Many companies are beginning to develop environmental profit and loss statements in an effort to stop a potential environmental Great Depression.

Speakers at this Event

Senior Director, Environmental Sustainability, Microsoft Corporation

Director of Biodiversity & Ecosystem Services, Business for Social Responsibility

Founder, REDD+