BEYOND THE CIRCULAR ECONOMY PACKAGE: PRIORITIES FOR THE EU

14th December 2017

Time
8.30am: Registration, tea & coffee
9.00am: Panel starts, followed by Q&A session
10.30am: Panel ends

Venue
Hogan Lovells International LLP
23 Rue de la Science
1040 Brussels
Belgium (map)

Between 2000 and 2016, resource efficiency in the EU grew by 41%. Whilst this is encouraging, the growing economic and environmental case for improving resource efficiency means action must accelerate. This is particularly the case in a context where increasing the competitiveness of the European economy, supporting the creation of good quality jobs and delivering on important global environmental commitments are all top of the agenda.

With the Circular Economy Package and its Action Plan nearing completion and with businesses needing long-term policy certainty to invest in new business models, this event will mark the launch of the Aldersgate Group’s latest briefing on resource efficiency. This briefing will feature a range of new business case studies on the circular economy, together with recommendations on policy priorities beyond the end of the Circular Economy Package.

With a keynote speech by Jyrki Katainen, EU Commission Vice President and a multi-sector business panel, this discussion will explore the progress made to date by businesses and EU institutions on resource efficiency and debate priority areas of action for the years to come. 

Speakers

Chair

  • Nick Molho, Executive Director, Aldersgate Group

Keynote:

  • Jyrki Katainen, European Commission Vice-President for Jobs, Growth, Investment and Competitiveness

Panellists:

  • Martin Casey, Director Public Affairs & Communications UK & Public Affairs EU, CEMEX
  • Caroline Laurie, Head of Sustainability, Kingfisher
  • Audrey Douspis, EU Affairs Manager, Michelin
  • Joan Prummel, Strategic Advisor, Circular Procurement, Rijkswaterstaat (Dutch Ministry of Environment)

Registration:

Please RSVP to confirm your interest but please note that due to limited room capacity, places will be confirmed by Thursday 30th November. In the event of high levels of interest, priority will be given to Aldersgate Group members and Hogan Lovells International stakeholders.

This event will be photographed and images used by the Aldersgate Group.

The event will be live tweeted using #BeyondCEP

Hosted by Hogan Lovells International LLP. 

*Please note this event will be held in the Hogan Lovells Brussels office*

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