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  ECONOMICS
CASE COMPETITION

UBC

SEPTEMBER 24 & 25

REGISTRATION OPENS AUGUST 21

OPEN TO ALL FACULTIES

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Green Roofs

VSEUS and The Economics Student Association (ESA) are collaborating to host a case competition on the topic of “Green Growth.” Our goal is to generate ideas and solutions that would incentivize our economic system toward the reduction of carbon emissions. The competition welcomes students from all faculties!

 

"What is Green Growth"

"Green growth means fostering economic growth in a way that ensures our natural resources continue to sustain the environmental services on which our well-being relies"

Goals:

  • Does NOT focus solely on GDP as a measure for success

  • Instead focuses on poverty reduction and reduced fossil fuel emissions

  •  Enhance productivity

  •  Boost investor confidence

  •  Open up new markets

  •  Contributing to fiscal consolidation

  •  Reducing risk of negative shocks to growth