Wisconsin leaders discuss impact of Paris sustainability agreement

Two months after 200 nations ratified a global agreement on sustainability and the environment, Wisconsin leaders are reconvening to continue the discussion on how to build upon the agreement for better health.

Jeff Thompson, MD, executive advisor and chief executive officer emeritus, who represented Gundersen Health System last December at the United Nations’ Conference on Climate Change (COP21) in Paris, will be on a panel Tuesday, Feb. 9, from 7 to 8:30 p.m. for The Promise of Paris, session two in the Connecting Wisconsin and the UN Climate Talks series.

The Promise of Paris, hosted by the Wisconsin Academy of Sciences, Arts and Letters and the University of Wisconsin Global Health Institute, features experts and innovators in environmental and sustainable change. A live stream of the session will be available.

Gundersen Envison, is helping organizations turn theory into action and results. For more information and to schedule a speaker, envision@gundersenhealth.org, call toll-free (855) 669-1653 or log on to gundersenenvision.org.

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