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The Role of Business in Achieving the EU's Circular Economy Ambition

The EU Circular Economy Package published in December 2015 marked a milestone towards breaking silos and linking the economic and environmental policy agenda in the EU. While the initiatives set out in the Circular Economy Action Plan are close to completion, it is clear that a transition to a more circular approach will not happen overnight. It will require effective policy interventions in the EU and beyond, continuous innovation and other support as well as a conducive market framework. 

These themes have been discussed in the CEPS Task Force on ‘The Role of Business in the Circular Economy’.  On the occasion of the publication of the Task Force Report this event will discuss the key barriers to the market transformation and the policy mix needed to remove these barriers and accelerate a large scale adoption of circular economy business models, technologies and practices.  

The Conference starts at 09:00 with registration & coffee. 

Speakers

Fulvia Raffaelli
Head of Unit, DG Grow,
European Commission
Manuel Sosa
Sustainability Manager,
HP
Luca Meini
Head of Environmental Strategies,
ENEL
Stef Kranendijk
Affiliate Partner,
SYSTEMIQ Ltd
Chairman
Joan Canton
Policy Officer,
General Secretariat of the European Commission
Annick Boyen
Vice President Sustainable Business, Communications and External Affairs,
Unilever Europe
Vasileios Rizos
Research Fellow,
CEPS
Arno Behrens
Associate Senior Research Fellow,
CEPS
Eleanor Drabik
Researcher ,
CEPS
David Rinaldi
Associate Research Fellow,
CEPS
Rob van der Meer
Director Public Affairs,
HeidelbergCement
Sirpa Pietikäinen
MEP,
European Parliament

16may

16 May 2018Wednesday09:00 - 13:00
Participation in this event is free of charge. Registration is required to participate.
CEPS Conference room
Brussels
Belgium

Contact

Executive Assistant
Useful Documents
CEPS Presentation.pdf Rob van der Meer_Presentation.pdf Fulvia Raffaelli Presentation.pdf David Rinaldi Presentation.pdf Luca Meini Presentation.pdf