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Don’t ignore economic lessons of the Great Recession: new UNEP report

On Oct 14, 2020
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A new report from UNEP draws on lessons from the Great Recession to help governments incorporate environmental sustainability into COVID-19 recovery packages.

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On Oct 14, 2020
@UNEP shared
The #COVID19 recovery is a chance to #BuildBackGreener. A new report draws on lessons from the Great Recession & calls on governments to develop concrete strategies to combat environmental decline as they rebuild their economies. https://t.co/lzihYCT4vJ
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Don’t ignore economic lessons of the Great Recession: new UNEP report

Don’t ignore economic lessons of the Great Recession: new UNEP report

A new report from UNEP draws on lessons from the Great Recession to help governments incorporate environmental sustainability into COVID-19 recovery packages.

Stimulating Energy Efficiency: Five Lessons from the Great Recession

Stimulating Energy Efficiency: Five Lessons from the Great Recession

Even though the Great Recession was considered a once-in-a-century crisis, we’ve found ourselves in an even more catastrophic economic calamity just a little more than a decade later. ...

Survival clues from the Great Recession

Survival clues from the Great Recession

This isn’t the first time business leaders have been forced to make tough decisions in a crisis. What can you do to survive it?

Save or Invest? How Companies Should Navigate Recessions

Save or Invest? How Companies Should Navigate Recessions

You need to do both; one or the other isn’t enough.

This isn't Canada's first financial crisis. The past holds lessons for our future

This isn't Canada's first financial crisis. The past holds lessons for our future

Tough times force people, companies and policy-makers alike to break with convention and think outside the box, Heather Scoffield writes.

A Low-Carbon Recovery Can Create Jobs and Boost Indonesia’s Economy

A Low-Carbon Recovery Can Create Jobs and Boost Indonesia’s Economy

Indonesia already has a robust sustainable development plan. By doubling down with a low-carbon stimulus, the country can create more jobs, generate more economic growth, and build back ...

Policy responses to the Great Recession failed entrepreneurs; We can’t make that mistake again

Policy responses to the Great Recession failed entrepreneurs; We can’t make that mistake again

By: Kenan Fikri Americans are losing their jobs. Production lines are halting. Main Streets are shuttering in real time. Washington is preparing to take bold action to save the economy from ...

Historical Patterns of Inequality and Productivity around Financial Crises

Historical Patterns of Inequality and Productivity around Financial Crises

This annual data set covers the years 1870−2013 and includes the following ad- vanced economies: Australia, Belgium, Canada, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, the ...

America can afford a Green New Deal — here's how

America can afford a Green New Deal — here's how

Implementing the GND seems expensive, but the costs of not addressing the climate and inequality are greater — and will only continue to grow.

Flatten the Curve of Infection and the Curve of Recession at the Same Time

Flatten the Curve of Infection and the Curve of Recession at the Same Time

Now is the time to inoculate against the economic mutation of COVID-19.

A Solution Set for Complex Challenges: Clean Energy and Climate, COVID-19 and Economic Recovery

A Solution Set for Complex Challenges: Clean Energy and Climate, COVID-19 and Economic Recovery

To meet the trio of challenges posed by COVID-19, economic recovery and climate change, this event explores the power of existing clean energy and energy efficiency technologies and ...

Investing in clean energy will help economic recovery

Investing in clean energy will help economic recovery

California’s economic recovery urgently depends on restoring lost clean energy jobs and actively pursuing additional clean energy investment.

Yes, the Unemployment Numbers Are Bad, but the Pain Might Be Relatively Short

Yes, the Unemployment Numbers Are Bad, but the Pain Might Be Relatively Short

“I do have hope that we can come out of it quickly,” says Stanford economist Edward Lazear.

11 questions about the coronavirus economic crisis you were too embarrassed to ask

11 questions about the coronavirus economic crisis you were too embarrassed to ask

From how to think about the stock market to what to do if you lose your job, here’s what you need to know about coronavirus and the economy.

Economic renewal must catalyze the transition to a sustainable future – we must build back better

Economic renewal must catalyze the transition to a sustainable future – we must build back better

As we recover from COVID-19, we must reinvent and renew our economy into one that is more resilient, inclusive, sustainable and zero-carbon.

BCSE at 2020 Climate Week NYC

BCSE at 2020 Climate Week NYC

Learn about the BCSE's engagement at #ClimateWeekNYC 2020, virtual event on 9/23, members' news and more.