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Webinar: "Sustainability, the Covid-19 Crisis and the Responsibility of Science"
15 October 2020
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16th October 2020 the Global Sustainability Strategy Forum host a webinar on the role and responsibilities of scientific institutions in the transformations towards sustainability actions in the context of the Covid-19 Crisis.
Overview: Webinar: "Sustainability, the Covid-19 Crisis and the Responsibility of Science : The role and responsibilities of scientific institutions in the transformations towards sustainability actions" Global Sustainability Strategy Forum 16 October 2020 – 15.30-17.30h Berlin time (GMT+2) Register here (Link) Further information (Link)
The current Covid-19 Crisis shows again that today's world is highly interconnected. Pandemics or societal and environmental problems do not stop at states boarders. Therefore, also sustainability needs to be addressed as a complex global problem. Science and scientific institutions have a major role and responsibility to globally work together with other sectors of society to find solutions.
To talk about this role of science the Global Sustainability Strategy Forum (GSSF) host this webinar. The Focus of the webinar will be the responsibility of scientific institutions and administrations in the context of the pandemic to address sustainability and transfer of knowledge to promote sustainable transformations in future recovery efforts.
Heide Hackmann, CEO of the International Science Council
Andrej Heinke, Vice President, Corporate Foresight and Megatrends, Robert Bosch GmbH
Reinhard Huettl, Chair of the Board of Science Advice for Policy by European Academies
Gary Dirks, Senior Director, Global Futures Laboratory and Director, LightWorks, Arizona State University, USA, former CEO of BP in Asia