“Understanding the Circular Economy at system level for business development”

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“Understanding the Circular Economy at system level for business development”, which will take place in digital format on August 17, 2020, 12:00-13:40 CET. The main goal is to dive in the concept of Circular economy and its basic principles, which are designing out waste and pollution, keeping products and materials in use, and regenerating natural systems. The main topics on the agenda:
  • System and products - the macro and the micro dimensions of CE;
  • How system change and why is important for CE.
  • Introduction to Circular Economy: what it is, why it is needed, why it is attractive to business;
  • Strategies to capture value and use it in a systemic manner;
  • Paradigm shift necessities;
The event is organized by Chamber of Commerce Industry and Agriculture Timis within the Project Western Balkan Circular and Climate Innovation Beacons ”CE Beacons”, in collaboration with project partners: Wuppertal Institute of Climate, Environment and Energy- Germany, Cleantech Bulgaria, Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Serbia, Athena Research And Innovation Center In Information, Communication And Knowledge Technologies- Greece and Center for circular economy development CirEkon- Serbia.
CE BEACONS Project is supported by EIT Climate-KIC and aims to prepare companies for coming systemic CE implementation with raising skills capacity of local workforce, raising enabling conditions and helping decision makers lift recognized business barriers. It also aims to co-design a regionally-fit framework with implementation methods, then to deliver knowledge through Train the Trainer (TtT) formats to experienced professionals and trainers dedicated to CE transition. This transfer of experience from Western Europe partners to Balkan partners aims to re-shape the frameworks and processes that are tested and working in the “west”, in order to fit the Balkan context.
Participation in the event is free, but access will be based on the confirmation email you will receive after registering online.
Please register via this link. The event will be held in English. The deadline for registration is August 16.