skip to Main Content

From IDGEC to ESG – Passing the Torch

India
New Delhi
Event start: 20081016
End date: 20101018

Event description

In the evening of 16 October 2008, the start of the Earth System Governance Project was celebrated at a reception in New Delhi, India. At the reception, the former chair of the IDGEC Project, Prof. Oran Young, presented the first IDGEC-synthesis book Institutions and Environmental Change. Principal Findings, Applications, and Research Frontiers, and Prof. Frank Biermann, chair of the Earth System Governance Scientific Steering Committee, presented the Earth System Governance Science Plan.

Following the launch of the project and the reception, the Earth System Governance Scientific Steering Committee held its first meeting on 17-18 October 2008 in New Delhi, India,

You might like these events too

ESG Speaker Series: Democratising Sustainability Transformations
Experts from research and practise share their insights
ESG Side Event at the UN High Level Political Forum on Sustainble Development

"The Political Effects of the SDGs since 2015 - Findings from the global SDG Impact Assessment"…

Earth System Governance in South Korea – The Road to Carbon Neutrality and Sustainable Development

In this iteration of the ESG Speaker Series, hosted virtually and on location in the Marinus…

Recent publications

Special Issue: Artificial Intelligence & Digitalization, October 2022

New technologies present significant opportunities to manage natural resources better and safeguard the environment. For instance, artificial intelligence (AI) is…

Assessing the effectiveness of orchestrated climate action from five years of summits
Five years of climate action and summitry have taught us valuable lessons. Orchestrators of climate action can positively influence performance by setting minimum requirements for credibility and robustness among the initiatives they engage.
Transforming Biodiversity Governance
Edited by Ingrid J. Visseren-Hamakers, Radboud Universiteit Nijmegen, Marcel T. J. Kok, PBL Netherlands Environmental Assessment Agency