MSSI Panel and guests, Transitioning to a low carbon future

July 22, 2019 |
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MSSI Panel and guests, Transitioning to a low carbon future

1 August 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 7:30 pm

New research by The University of Melbourne – Melbourne Sustainable Society Institute and SGS Economics and Planning shows that transitioning to a clean economy is sound economic development. Even when the benefits of reduced emissions are ignored, the economic benefits of transitioning to a low-carbon economy easily outweigh the costs. So what’s next? How and why should we go low carbon?

Join us on Thursday 1 August for a presentation and panel discussion to discuss the findings from the recently released Australia’s Clean Economy Future: Costs and Benefits report and how businesses and governments can move to a low-carbon economy.


  • Professor Tom Kompas, The University of Melbourne
  • Dr Marcia Keegan, SGS Economics and Planning
  • Simon O’Connor, Responsible Investment Association Australia

Moderator: SGS Principal and Partner Ellen Witte


Welcome drinks: 5.00 pm

Presentations: 5.30 pm – 6.00 pm


Panel discussion: 6.00 pm – 6.45 pm

Drinks and networking: 6.45 pm – 7.30 pm

Download the report

Australia’s Clean Economy Future: Costs and Benefits is the first-ever comparison of the costs of emission reduction in Australia relative to the potential damages from climate change under current policy settings.


Please RSVP by Friday 26 July. You are welcome to bring colleagues but please ensure each person has registered to attend.


If you require further information, please email or call Natalie on 03 8616 0331.


SGS Economics and Planning
14/222 Exhibition St
Melbourne, Victoria 3000 Australia
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