From the brown comfort bubble to green growth

During the COP22 in Marrakech, Morocco, in November 2016, Sasja Beslik, Head of Sustainable Finance, interviewed Executive Director of United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), Erik Solheim, about company engagement and how to enhance the role of business in the practical implementation of the Paris Agreement.

Last year was the first in human history where we invested more in solar and wind than in oil and coal.

A key issue is breaking the habits and changing the way capitalism is working – to eye and focus on the opportunities in switching from brown to green capitalism.

According to Erik, we are definitely on the right path. But we need to quicken the process.

- Last year was the first in human history where we invested more in solar and wind than in oil and coal. So we are moving in the right direction, but we need to speed up, he emphasized.

Watch the full interview above.