Visit of Connie Hedegaard to Madrid: 18/04/2013
Madrid - Ritz Hotel | Madrid
Connie Hedegaard, Member of the EC in charge of Climate Action, visited Spain from 17 to 19 April 2013 for talks with leading Spanish political and economic figures.
On 18 April, in Madrid, she spoke at a breakfast debate organised by 'Nueva Economía Fórum' and visit an EU-supported climate-friendly social housing project.
Only the original language version is authentic and it prevails in the event of its differing from the translated versions.
||Traffic in Madrid
||Exterior shot of the Ritz Hotel
||Arrival of Connie Hedegaard, Member of the EC in charge of Climate Action, welcomed by Miguel Arias Cañete, Spanish Minister for Agriculture, Food and Environment
||Connie Hedegaard at the working breakfast of the 'Nueva Economía Fórum' (3 shots)
||Soundbite by Connie Hedegaard (in ENGLISH) saying that climate is a core economic issue; if we really want to get growth in the world of the 21st century, also sustainable economic growth, we have to take care of our environment.
||Cutaway of a journalist
||Soundbite by Connie Hedegaard (in ENGLISH) saying that three sectors were identified as having the potential, this side of 2020, to give a net contribution of jobs in Europe: ICT (communication), health (because we're getting older) and the green sector (renewals, efficiency, waste handling); a potential was identified in the green sector to create a net increase of jobs, talking of millions, this side of 2020.
||Cutaway of a photographer
||Soundbite by Connie Hedegaard (in ENGLISH) saying that if you are a business leader, you want cheap costs, that is for sure; but 'as cheap as possible' should not be the only parameter; Europe also needs innovation; if we are smart, we exit the crisis in an integrated way.
||Connie Hedegaard visiting the 'boulevard de la Naturaleza' ('bioclimatic trees' and 'Sunrise' bioclimatic social housing building) (8 shots)
||Connie Hedegaard is interviewed by Televisión Española (3 shots)