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World Affairs Council of Greater Houston

Earth’s Sustainability, Progress Towards 2030 Agenda & Lessons Learned from Today

May 25, 2020 to -
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About The Event

Andrew Steer will give the Council an update on Earth’s sustainability, our collective progress towards achieving the UN’s 2030 Agenda environmental sustainability goals, and lessons learned from the decrease in human activity during the coronavirus pandemic.
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About The Speaker


Dr. Andrew Steer is the President and CEO of the World Resources Institute, a global research-into-action organization dedicated to promoting economic development while protecting the natural environment. Dr. Steer joined WRI from the World Bank, where he served as Special Envoy for Climate Change from 2010 – 2012. From 2007 to 2010, he served as Director General at the UK Department of International Development (DFID) in London. This followed 10 years in East Asia, where he was Head of the World Bank in Vietnam and Indonesia. Andrew was educated at St Andrews University, the University of Pennsylvania, and Cambridge University. He has a PhD in international economics and finance.


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May 25, 2020 to -


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