CIRCULAR ECONOMY PACKAGE: TURNING POTENTIAL INTO REALITY

23rd January 2017

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In January, the Aldersgate Group launched its latest report in conjunction with REBus. The report featured a range of new business case studies on the circular economy, together with policy recommendations on the next steps that should be taken to maximise the Package's positive impact on the ground.  

The event highlighted the report's findings and feature a keynote speech from Jyrki Katainen, European Commission Vice-President for Jobs, Growth, Investment and Competitiveness, and contributions from a senior and multi sector business-led panel.

Panelists set out their views on how their organisation or business has tackled resource efficiency and which areas of the new package require more detail and thinking to facilitate greater resource efficiency across Europe.

Speakers
Keynote speaker 

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

Panellists

  • Monica Mireles Serrano, Senior Advisor, EU Environmental Policy at IKEA Group
  • Mat Roberts, Director of Sustainability Strategy, Interserve
  • Ian Ellison, Sustainability Manager at Jaguar Land Rover
  • Cuno van Geet, Senior Advisor - Resource Efficiency, Rijkswaterstaat

Chair 

  • Nick Molho, Executive Director, Aldersgate Group