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ADVISORY: WRI's Stories to Watch in 2017

WASHINGTON—Dr. Andrew Steer, president & CEO, World Resources Institute, will provide insights on the major economic, environment and development stories to look for in 2017. Now in its 14th year, WRI’s Stories to Watch will take place on Wednesday, January 11, 2017 at 9:00 a.m. The event be held in the James A. Harmon Conference Center at WRI’s office in Washington, D.C.

Following an unpredictable and tumultuous year, 2017 is shaping up to be an important year for topics around the environment, climate, energy and more. What should we expect from the incoming Trump administration on the environment and how will people respond? What will happen with global energy trends? Will momentum behind sustainability continue for businesses and investors? What other big stories will shape our world?

Stories to Watch has become a go-to event for Washington media, policymakers, business executives and thought leaders.

The event will include breakfast and networking opportunities.

WHAT

WRI’s Stories to Watch 2017

Hashtag: #STW17

WHO

Dr. Andrew Steer, president & CEO, World Resources Institute, is a highly respected expert on economic development, environment and sustainability and related issues. He regularly presents his ideas to government officials and business executives, is a frequently published writer and sought after by the media.

WHEN

Wednesday, January 11, 2017 9:00 - 10:30 a.m. EDT

Breakfast & registration begins at 8:30 a.m.

WHERE

World Resources Institute James A. Harmon Conference Center

10 G St. NE, 8th Floor Washington, D.C. 20002

Red Line Metro, Union Station stop

RSVP required to press@wri.org

Questions? Contact Ally Friedman, Tel. (202) 729-7710, ally.friedman@wri.org

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