Environmental Economics and Sustainable Development
February 25th, 2024 (GMT+8)
International College Beijing, China Agricultural University
Dr. Li Chai
Associate Professor in China Agricultural University
Dr. Chai is an Associate Professor at China Agricultural University. His research interests include environmental economics, environmental sustainability, coupled human and natural systems, etc. He has published over 30 research articles as the first/corresponding author in the high-quality SCI/SSCI journals including Nature Sustainability, World Development, Resources Conservation & Recycling, Sustainable Production and Consumption, Science of the Total Environment, etc. He serves as an expert in NGOs such as FAO of the United Nations, and in the leading enterprises, such as Alibaba, Tencent, CIECC, etc. He also serves as the Guest Editor for SCI journals including Frontiers in Sustainable Food Systems, Frontiers in Nutrition, and Sustainability.
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The Environmental Economics and Sustainable Development Workshop, hosted by China Agricultural University, explores the critical intersection of economics and environmental sustainability, addressing the global challenges that necessitate innovative solutions. It provides a platform of discussion for an interdisciplinary audience of emerging researchers. Participants can expect sessions including contributed papers, keynote presentations, and panel discussions. Our distinguished speakers will delve into the latest research, offering insights into sustainable development strategies and the economic mechanisms driving positive environmental change. Scholars (including students) from all disciplines and practitioners interested in a wide range of fields including environmental economics, climate impacts, energy systems, digital economics, policy research, among others are all encouraged to submit and/or to attend.
Goal / Rationale:
The central challenge this workshop aims to address is the pressing need to strike a harmonious balance between economic development and environmental sustainability. As environmental concerns attract more attention by global communities, it becomes imperative to identify practical solutions that foster economic growth while mitigating ecological impact. The Environmental Economics and Sustainable Development Workshop aims to promote an inter-disciplinary exchange of knowledge related to sustainable development, including environmental economics, climate impacts, energy systems, digital economics, policy research, and other relevant topics. Researchers from all over the world are invited to discuss the latest research and cutting-edge topics in this field. It would be a great platform for scholars and students to communicate and discuss the recent developments in the above areas. Our research endeavors to unravel the complexities of environmental economics and sustainable development, offering actionable insights that empower communities, businesses, and policymakers to make informed decisions for the benefit of both our economy and the environment.
Scope and Information for Participants:
Topics related to the workshop theme -- "Environmental Economics and Sustainable Development" -- are particularly encouraged, including:
The 3rd International Conference on Business and Policy Studies (Beijing Chapter) in conjunction with the Seminar on Environmental Economics and Sustainable Development was convened with great success in the Conference Room on the 5th floor of the International College at China Agricultural University, Beijing, on the afternoon of February 25, 2024. Scholars engaged in the presentation and discussion of their cutting-edge research on topics such as corporate ESG (Environmental, Social, and Governance), environmental performance, low-carbon policies, and other facets of sustainable development.
The session was expertly chaired by Dr. Li Chai, an Associate Professor at China Agricultural University, with Dr. Bing Liu, Dr. Aoyu Hou, and Dr. Shanghong Li contributing their invaluable insights as workshop reviewers. The event featured scholarly presentations on their research papers, fostering a dynamic exchange of ideas among the speakers and attendees. This spirited interaction paved the way for an enriching dialogue on the subject matter. The conference wrapped up on a high note, marked by a vibrant atmosphere of academic exchange and collaborative spirit.
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