The Sustainable Future Summit will gather policymakers, business leaders, entrepreneurs, investors, researchers, and consumers to dive into pressing global challenges and issues ranging from renewable energyrenewable energyEnergy derived from resources that are not depleted on timescales relevant to the economy, i.e. not geological timescales. to the circular economycircular economyA systems solution framework that tackles global challenges like climate change, biodiversity loss, waste, and pollution. It is based on three principles, driven by design: eliminate waste and pollution, circulate products and materials (at their highest value), and regenerate nature..
It will raise questions on how Europe’s industrial actors can contribute to the green transition, what role regulators and consumers are playing in tackling global challenges, how Europe can reach its climate-neutrality goals, and whether the COVID-19 pandemic will end up boosting Europe’s climate goals.
To discuss the Circular Economy Action Plan as a viable economic growth strategy for Europe, Jocelyn Blériot, our Institutions, Governments, and Cities Executive Lead, will be part of the panel “The circular economy: reconciling capitalism with nature?” alongside Commissioner Virginijus Sinkevičius, MEP Jan Huitema, and CEO Martin Brudermüller.
Tune in on Thursday 3rd December 2020 from 13:30 to 14:15 GMT.
POLITICO’s Sustainable Future Summit website or app, has the full agenda which also hosts the registration page for the event.