Event Detail

17.05.2019 | 11:00-12:00 CET

ThinkNature Webinar 3 on NBS, 17 May

ThinkNature is organizing a series of four webinars between January and June of 2019 that will introduce and cover several aspects of Nature-Based Solutions (NBS) to a wide audience. The objectives of this webinar series is to raise awareness and understanding on the concept of NBS and to support and promote knowledge on multiple aspects of NBS design and implementation. The expected target audience are researchers, policy-makers, practitioners and businesses that are active or interested in NBS. Each webinar will focus on a different aspect of NBS design and implementation.

ThinkNature third webinar is now scheduled for the 17th of May (11.00-12.00 CEST), co-organized by the University of Leeds and FORTH. It invites NBS existing and potential practitioners (businesses such as start-ups, NGOs, etc.) to discover the economic aspect of NBS and learn about relevant issues; including financial instruments, funding options and business models. In the context of this webinar, the above-mentioned issues will be presented by the following experts:

Andrew Brown
Professor of Economics and Political Economy - Divisional Director of Research, Business School of Leeds University

Juraj Jurik
Nature-Based Solutions Director, Global Infrastructure Basel (GIB) Foundation

Oshani Perera
Public Procurement and Infrastructure Finance Director, International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD)

More information and registration here: https://platform.think-nature.eu/content/thinknature-webinars