The Women for Climate Summit will be held on May 29-30, 2015 in Skhirat – Morocco at the Centre international de conférence Mohammed VI. To register for this event please click on the button below and fill out the registration form:
Detrimental effects of climate change can be felt in the short-term through natural hazards, such as landslides, floods and hurricanes; and in the long-term, through more gradual degradation of the environment.
The adverse effects of these events are already felt in many areas, including in relation to, inter alia, agriculture and food security; biodiversity and ecosystems; water resources; human health; human settlements and migration patterns; and energy, transport and industry.
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Born in 1963 in Rabat, Saïd Mouline is an engineer specialist in the energy and environmental questions. Graduate from the Institut National Polytechnique (Grenoble, France) and University of Pennsylvania (Philadelphia, PA), he is President of the Green Economy Commission at the General Confederation of the Moroccan Companies (CGEM) and President of the Moroccan Center for Clean Production. He was advisor to the President of OCP, the world leading phosphate company for a sustainable development policy. He has in the past worked within the Cabinet of the Minister of Energy and Mines and counseled various national and international organizations like the Mohammed VI Foundation for Environmental protection, BMCE Bank, WLPGA, World Bank, IFC, GTZ, KfW and UNDP. He is currently CEO of the Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency National Agency (ADEREE).
Entrepreneur on the lookout for innovations and new business models, Eric Brac de La Perrière joined Eco-Emballages in 2009 as Managing Director. 100% private, with a 100% duty general interest Eco-Emballages is an innovative company which is based on a dual principle of responsibility of businesses and consumers and cooperation between actors. Thanks to the joint action of elected officials, local authorities, companies, associations and refresher courses, and of course thanks to the daily act of sorting the 60 million French, 67% of containers are already recycled, the objective is to reach 75%. Defender of the environmental, social and economic effectiveness of this device, Eric Brac de La Perrière has launched a stimulus package recycling with two priorities : the development of recycling of all plastics and gathering in the city where two sorts times less than in rural areas.
Convinced that private companies are effective in the general interest, Eric Brac de La Perrière is involved in numerous associations and organizations. It is part of the Commission led by Jacques Attali to develop and promote “positive economics”, he is also a director of the CNE (National Packaging Council), Committee 21, a member of Ashoka (global network of entrepreneurs social) and operates at the School of Mines ParisTech Agro.