2014 Kenneth Hammond Lecture & Spring Sustainability Symposium

Date and Time


The Arboretum Centre


 9:00 AM - Faculty presentations

12:00 PM - Free catered lunch* + Poster session

  1:00 PM - Hammon Lecture by George Greene, Kinross Chair in Environmental Governance:

                   ""Governance for  Sustainable Development"

Lecture Abstract

The lecture traces the concepts and the practice of sustainable development -from their origins in the nature conservation movement to current efforts to achieve sustainable economies. It applies the building blocks of good governance – norm-setting, decision making and accountability – to assess the rate of progress in societies’ advance toward sustainability. It argues that future progress will depend on system- and economy-wide approaches.

*Must R.S.V.P. for lunch to jscarrow@uoguelph.ca


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