Scott Foster and David Elzinga

Scott Foster is Director of the Sustainable Energy Division at the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe. David Elzinga is Economic Affairs Officer of the Sustainable Energy Division at the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe.

The persistent critical challenge is to ensure an improved quality of life and economic growth, while reducing the environmental footprint of the energy sector. The transition to a sustainable energy system is an opportunity to improve energy efficiency from source to use, minimize environmental impacts, reduce energy and carbon intensities, and correct energy market failures.