Friday, March 6th, 2009

***NEW***  Take a look at the presentations, pictures, links and contact details of the Green Forum here.

The Green Forum will be a unique opportunity for prominent, local and

international, London-based, businesses and organizations to engage

with LSE’s enthusiastic and knowledgeable student community.

Organizations will be encouraged to present the different issues and

campaigns they are promoting, the skills and experiences required and

recommended for different positions, and the volunteer opportunities,

internships, graduate programs and entry-level positions available to

students and recent graduates.

The Green Forum will have three events throughout the day:

  • Perspectives on Environmental Careers First, there will be talk introduced by the LSE Careers Services, with panelists from Bridget Burns and Laura Hughes from LEAD International and Scott Davidson from Global Action Plan
    • Time: 3:00-4:00pm
    • Location: G108
  • What is the Role of Carbon Markets in the Global Economy?Second, there will be a panel discussion of carbon markets with panelists :
    • Jean-Philippe RENAUT from SustainAbility
    • Martin Berg from Merrill Lynch Bank of America
    • Sara STAHL from European Climate Exchange
    • Claire RODHES from EcoAgriculture Partners
    • Moderator: Prof. Richard Perkins
      • Time: 4:30-6:00pm
      • Location: Wolfson Theatre, NABLG01
  • Green Networking Fair

Third, there will be a Green Fair in which participating organisation

will host booths with information on their company or organisation and

where students can ask questions in a more informal setting about the industry,

about the place of that organisation within the larger green sector, and about

the different kinds of positions and associated tasks that exist for a green practioner.

  • Time: 6:00-8:00pm
  • Location: New Academic Building, Lower Level Lobby

If you are interested in participating in this networking event,

discussion forum, please do let us know, by emailing at

Sylvie Trottier:  LSESU Environment Society Secretary

Gabriele Orlandi: LSESU Environment Society Partnerships Officer