East Asia 2009 - Setting Asia's Green Growth Agenda

By investing up to two-thirds of their billion dollar recovery packages in promoting environmental initiatives, Asian countries are well poised to lead a global "Green New Deal", developing clean technologies and generating new jobs in the process. Given high expectations for massive infrastructure investments to reignite Asian economies, what is the potential for Asia's green agenda?

Victor L. L. Chu, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, First Eastern Investment Group, Hong Kong SAR; Member of the Foundation Board of the World Economic Forum
Chiaki Ito, Vice-Chairman, Fujitsu, Japan; Kim Hyung-Kook, Chairman, Presidential Committee on Green Growth, Republic of Korea; Tarek Sultan Al Essa, Chairman and Managing Director, Agility, Kuwait.

Opening Remarks by
Han Seung-Soo, Prime Minister of the Republic of Korea

Chaired by
Robert Greenhill, Managing Director and Chief Business Officer, World Economic Forum

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