Green New Deal and Climate Challenge

The objectives of the States General of the Green Economy by 2030

he States General of the Green Economy return. The 8th edition will be held on 5 and 6 November at Rimini Fiera, within the framework of Ecomondo. This year's theme shall be “Green New Deal and the Climate Challenge: objectives and pathways to 2030”.

Concretely launching a Green New Deal for Italy shall require a broad and multiannual programme with measures and targets in the lead-up to 2030, with the central axis being the fight against the climate crisis and which envisages the determination of financial resources for its implementation.

The States General of the 2019 Green Economy are thus dedicated to formulating ideas and proposals to support a Green New Deal—a vast change that together aims towards a substantial cut in the emissions of greenhouse gases and relaunching new development and new employment.

On the occasion of Ecomondo/Key Energy, the FS Italiane Group will be present with a stand to present its commitment to sustainability.

The initiative is organised by the National Council of the Green Economy, composed of 66 business organisations, in collaboration with the Ministry of the Environment and the Ministry of Economic Development and the European Commission.

Work shall commence with the opening plenary session on the morning of 5 November, during which will be presented the 2019 Report on the State of the Green Economy: prospects for a Green New Deal.

In the afternoon of 5 November, three thematic sessions will be held:

  • The Green New Deal for Cities: a national urban regeneration programme in collaboration with the Green City Network;
  • The Green New Deal for Circular Economy: guidelines for the transposition of the Directives and the necessary infrastructures, in collaboration with the Circular Economy Network;
  • The Green New Deal for the Territory: the role of enterprises in enhancing agriculture and natural capital, in collaboration with the Ministry of Agriculture.

The States General of the Green Economy shall continue on the morning of 6 November, with the international plenary session dedicated to the theme of “Climate and Green New Deal: a pact between enterprises and governments”, which will see the participation of authoritative institutional speakers and the world of national and international corporations.

Works will conclude on the afternoon of 6 November, with the further analysis session, "Green New Deal for Mobility: less, electric, green, shared — move lightly, in collaboration with the National Observatory Sharing Mobility and with the support of