Today Arup is hosting a forum for city and business leaders on how we can create a more sustainable economy.
Supported by Financial Review BOSS, the forum features presentations from Arup leaders and world-renowned author, entrepreneur and educator, Dr Gunter Pauli.
Titled “Smart design for sustainable cities: The future, the now and the how”, the event is being attended by leaders from all levels of Government, industry, academia and the not-for-profit sector. Dr Pauli is sharing some exciting, immediate opportunities to start our economy down a more sustainable path, selected from the 100 new business models identified in his Blue Economy work.
Dr Tim Williams, Strategic Adviser to the Committee for Sydney and Senior Consultant for Arup, explored some of the issues and opportunities city leaders face in grabbing these ideas and making them a reality, in the context of our current governance mechanisms and fragmented political environment: