WS20 Eco- Innovation


· Workshop Organiser: UNEP

· Workshop Chair: Vladimir Dobes, EMPRESS

· Date and Time: Wednesday 14, 12h00 – 13h50

· Room: Wisshorn

· Description:

Exploration of the role of eco-innovation in promoting Sustainable Consumption and Production (SCP) and in achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), and as a way to mainstream sustainability in SMEs. The session will also present global delivery mechanisms for eco-innovation and engage global experts to share best practices in the application of eco-innovation solutions. 

· Program:

Framing: Policy context – The Role of Eco-Innovation in Circular Economy and the 2030 Sustainable Development Agenda

European Commission (Tbc)

UNEP Work on Responsible Industry and Value Chain

UNEP: Presentation

The Eco-Innovation Approach: How it Works and Role of Service Providers

Samantha Kumarasena, Sri Lanka NCPC: Presentation

Partnering for Projects – Opportunities and Challenges for the Private Sector and RECPnet

Silver Sebagala, Uganda CPC: Presentation

Carlos Arango, CPML Colombia: Presentation

Marcos Alegre, Grupo GEA/CER Peru: Presentation

Policy Mainstreaming: The Role of Policy in the Uptake of Eco-Innovation

Jane Nyakang’o, Kenya NCPC: Presentation