Pop Goes Sustainability: The Colour of Bubbles - Panel Discussion

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This Long Finance conference will focus on the subject of market bubbles and their effects on efforts to ensure sustainability. During the course of the afternoon, two presentations and two panels will explore the dangers of exponential functions, the origins of bubbles, how bubbles impede sustainable investment, whether better information might help prevent bubbles and even whether 'green' thinking is itself a bubble. The overarching goals of Long Finance are to expand frontiers, change systems, deliver services and build communities.

The second panel discussion with John Elkington, Volans; James Leaton, Carbon Tracker Initiative; Bob McDowall, Alderney Renewable Energy; Mark Nicholls, Environmental Finance; chaired by Professor Michael Mainelli.

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John Elkington

Founding Partner & Executive Chairman of Volans, also Co-founder of SustainAbility (1987) and of ENDS (1978), John Elkington is a world authority on corporate responsibility...

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James Leaton

James Leaton has been the Project Director of The Carbon Tracker Initiative since September 2010. He has led the research and analysis of listed fossil...

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Bob McDowall

Bob has spoken at numerous industry events and conferences, including Worldwide Exchanges Conference, Sibos and GARP. He has frequently appeared in the press, including the...

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Mark Nicholls

Mark Nicholls is editorial director at Environmental Finance Publications, which publishes newsletters and magazines covering growing relevance of environmental and social issues to the financial...

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