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Hazel Henderson Presents @ Rio + 20: How markets can be harnessed to promote use low-carbon, renewable energy

Side Event: Green Energy for a Green Economy

Date: 19 Jun 2012, 17:30 – 19:00
at RioCentro, Room T-5



  • Hear about tools to monitor progress and identify  development and investment opportunities
  • See the results of good practices



By Christine Fiebig, HELIO International: Short overview of why a low-carbon transition to renewable energy is the cornerstone of a green economy, and how the Rio+20 decision on green economy could contribute to that transition.


Example of TIPEE tool* to assist decision makers assess and develop low-carbon and resilient energy policies. Key results from a new pilot study in Africa.

By Maryse Labriet, HELIO International and ENERIS Environment Energy Consultants, France/Spain


How markets can be harnessed to promote use low-carbon, renewable energy

By Hazel Henderson, Ethical Markets, USA


Projects and strategies for sustainable energy access and how they contribute to a green economy and poverty reduction.

By Raymond Myles, INFORSE South-Asia and INSEDA, India


Transition to renewable energy in Europe and in Denmark: the plans and proposals, and how they can form a cornerstone for the transition to a Green Economy.

By Gunnar Boye Olesen, INFORSE-Europe and SustainableEnergy, Denmark




Final remarks by Michel Takam, ADEID, Cameroon and Christine Fiebig.


*The TIPEE tool “Traitement de l’Information pour les Politiques Énergétiques et l’Écodéveloppement” (Processing Information for Energy  Policies Conducive to Ecodevelopment) was developed by HELIO International.


HELIO International a non-profit thinktank.  The organisation is composed of a network of energy analysts who identify, assess, measure and publicise the contribution of energy systems and policies to ecodevelopment (sustainable and equitable development).

HELIO International, att. Christine Fiebig,
31-33 rue de la Colonie – 75013 Paris – France,

Email: [email protected],



INFORSE, International Network for Sustainable Energy, is a network of 180 NGOs working for in practice and politically for the transition to sustainable energy (efficient and sustainable use of renewable energy) . It follow international policies, develop visions and scenarios for large-scale transition to sustainable enerrgy and facilitate project and cooperation among members.

INFORSE , att Gunnar Boye Olesen, ph. +45-24269933, email [email protected],  [email protected]


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