Challenges and opportunities of green innovations

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Event
  • DATE / TIME :
    2011•06•07    14:30 - 16:00
    Location :
    Yokohama

    This UNU-IAS seminar features a lecture by Prof. Shunsuke Managi of Tohoku University (Japan). His presentation draws upon a study that examined technological and system changes to predict future economic scenarios.

    The UNU-IAS Seminar Series on Challenges and Opportunities of Green Innovations features a lecture by  Shunsuke Managi,  Associate Professor, Graduate School of Environmental Studies, Tohoku University (Japan).

    Technological change is central to maintaining current standards of living in modern economies with finite resources and increasingly stringent environmental goals. Successful environmental policies can contribute to efficiency by encouraging, rather than inhibiting, technological innovation.

    Prof. Managi’s presentation draws upon a study that examined technological and system changes to predict future economic scenarios. He will discuss potential challenges and opportunities of green innovations.

    For more information, or to register to attend, please see the seminar web page on the UNU-IAS website.