Platform-driven transition: scaling circular solutions

15:45 - 17:00 17/04/2024 Online/Offline English Address: Nordic stage at Norway House, Rue Archimède 17, 1000 Brussels

Platform-driven transition: scaling circular solutions

Event Type: Accelerator Session in WECF 2024

Date & Time: 17 April 2024 at 15:45-17:00 ICT **(**10:45 – 12:00 CEST)

Organising Agency:  UNECE Transformative Innovation Network (ETIN)Mixi, Arctic Pioneers and Nordic Circular Hotspot

Location: Nordic stage at Norway House, Rue Archimède 17, 1000 Brussels and online

Link to Registration: https://nordiccircularhotspot.org/events/wcef2024-platform-driven-transition

Content

Platform business models, exemplified by companies like Amazon, have disrupted industries and achieved global scale. This session will discuss how these models, typically serving linear economies, can promote circular and collaborative business models. Explore how circular platforms, influenced by policies, technologies and trends, can drive the circular economy’s growth.

Agenda

Introductory remarks by the session organisers

  • UNECE/ETIN, Mixi, Nordic Circular Hotspot

Panel discussion: platform-driven transition — scaling circular solutions

  • Moderator: Peter C. Evans, PhD, ETIN Member & Chief Strategy Officer, McFadyen

The panel will delve into policy trends influencing circular economy platforms, discussing challenges, opportunities, and regulatory alignment within the EU and globally. Featuring speakers from policymaking and corporate sectors, the discussion promises diverse insights.

Next steps and engagement opportunities

For more information, please contact Alisa Mick (alisa@mixicenter.com)

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