The potential for a more circular economy in the Nordic Region is significant, but unlocking that potential takes cooperation, innovation and policy reform. Circular business model plays an important role in creating a more circular Nordics and presents a major opportunity for the Nordic countries, being frontrunners in many key sectors as well as in terms of policy development. This opportunity is underscored by new challenges in the rapidly changing geopolitical landscape.
The webinar will give a broad overview of the importance of circular economy and circular business models against the backdrop of the new geopolitical landscape and provide insights of the potential of a more circular Nordic region.
When: 8 February, 9-11 CET
Organized by: Haga Initiative, in cooperation with Skift and CLC, part of a project by Nordic Council of Ministers.
Terhi Lehtonen, State Secretary at Ministry for the Environment, Finland
Jocelyn Blériot, Institutions, Governments and Cities, Ellen MacArthur Foundation
Janine Alm Ericson, Member of Swedish Parliament, MP
Claes Johansson, Director Sustainable Development, Lantmännen
Sara Davidsson, Manager Environmental Permits and Sustainability, Stena Recycling
Åsa Domeij, Head of environment and social responsibility, Axfood
David O’Brock,Commercial Director, REEtec
Göran Nyström, Senior Advisor, Ovako
Elin Bergman, COO Cradlenet and Co-funder & Managing Partner Nordic Circular Hotspot
Ann-Charlotte Mellquist, Senior Researcher, RISE Research Institutes of Sweden
Nina Ekelund, Executive Director, Haga Initiative
More speakers will be announced.