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Congress program - Thematic Sessions

Towards a Circular Economy: Catalysing Action

Tuesday, 14
11:30 - 12:30
Gran Via, Hall 2, Congress Area - Room 5

In a world of finite resources, Circular Economy thinking is rapidly capturing attention as a way of decoupling growth from resource constraints. Moving to a more restorative economic system powered by waste management, green industry, and low carbon technologies has indisputable advantages. New models of development and business strategies are needed in order to address unsustainable patterns of consumption and production. How to accelerate the transition in both public and private sector?

Keywords: action plan; business strategies; competitiveness; eco-design; green economy; job creation; public sector; private sector; rural development; strategic planning; transition; waste management

Keywords:

  • Circular Economy

Participants:

Moderator

Burcu Tunçer

Barcelona Spain

Team Leader, Networking and Partnerships [Regional Activity Centre for Sustainable Consumption and Production (SCP/RAC)]

UN Environment/Mediterranean Action Plan

Speaker

Oleg Sadov

St. Petersburg Russia

Senior engineer

ITMO University

Speaker

Eduard Barcons Comellas

Puig Reig Spain

Managing Director

Associació pel Desenvolupament Rural de la Catalunya Central

Speaker

Eduardo Fernandez Giménez

Madrid Spain

Innovation Director

Urbaser

Speaker

Elena Ruiz

Madrid Spain

Project Manager

Foretica

Speaker

Jordi Oliver-Solà

Barcelona Spain

CEO

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Circular Economy European Summit