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6th European Business Summit - Greening the Economy: New Energy for Business

Closing Plenary Session – “Greening the Economy:  How Can Europe Win the Global Competition?

Brussels, Belgium, 22 February 2008

Mr. Rifkin participated in the closing plenary session of the 6th European Business Summit, an annual summit organized in close cooperation with the European Commission and the EU presidency. The theme of the summit focused on how Europe can turn the “carbon challenge” into a business opportunity, providing a new source of energy to stimulate growth and create jobs.  

The Summit was attended by members of the European Commission, including José Manuel Barroso, president of the European Commission, Günter Verheugen, European Commissioner for Enterprise and Industry, and Jacques Barrot, Commissioner for Transport, as well as chief officers of leading European Fortune 500 companies and civil society organizations.


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