From October 17 to 18, the 50th Anniversary Conference of the Club of Rome brought together an outstanding group of cutting-edge speakers. The aim of the conference was to increase awareness about the obstacles humanity is facing today and start focusing on new ideas and initiatives designed to make the world more sustainable. During the two days of the 50th Anniversary Conference of The Club of Rome the following topics were addressed:
1.The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)-Today’s Implementation Challenges.
2.Adressing a Planetary Emergency: Global Climate Change
3.What Economy is needednfor a World of 10 Billion People?
4.Prospects for Renewable Energy and a True Green Economy
5.Insuring Humanity Survives the Anthropocene
6.Human Values for the Anthropocene.
During the keynote conversation together with Hans Herren (President Millenium Institute), Enrico Giovanni (Universitá die Roma Tor Vergata, Spoke person Italian Alliance for Sustainable Development), and Frans Timmermans (Vice President European Commission) I discussed “The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) – Today’s Implementation Challenges”, how best to think globally and act locally, how to implement the SDGs, and how to turn challenges into opportunities.
In my presentation I focused on how we can invigorate human interaction systems as core drivers of transition processes to assess, plan, and enact the collaborative change required for sustainability with the help of the meta – level guiding tool, the Collective Leadership Compass