This ground-breaking event presents the world’s best circular economy solutions and gathers together the most recognised experts and decision makers in the field. Be at the epicentre of circular economy with 1,500 key people at Finlandia Hall in Helsinki, Finland, on 5-7 June 2017.
Come and share experiences and select the best solutions that allow businesses to gain a competitive advantage, create more value and generate new growth and jobs in societies around the world. We’re excited to have the world’s top business leaders, policymakers, researchers and innovators at WCEF2017.
Find out how the circular economy presents new and unprecedented opportunities to create wealth and well-being, as well as how it is the essential engine behind achieving the ambitious UN Agenda 2030 and Sustainable Development Goals.
Experience Finland’s own inspirational story as a global leader as we turn the vision of our circular economy road map into reality and deliver concrete benefits across all sectors of business and society.
We’re excited to have the world’s top business leaders, policymakers, researchers and innovators at WCEF 2017. You’ll have the chance to share thoughts and interact with Hans Bruyninckx (Executive Director, European Environment Agency), Ashok Khosla (Founder and President, Development Alternatives), Mikko Kosonen (President, Finnish Innovation Fund Sitra), Janez Potocnik (Co-chair, UNEP International Resource Panel), Achim Steiner (Director, Oxford Martin School, former UNEP Executive Director), Kimmo Tiilikainen (Minister for Housing, Energy and the Environment, Finland), Kitty van der Heijden (Director, WRI Europe and Africa), Amra Balic (Managing Director, Head of EMEA Investment Stewardship at Blackrock), Daniel Calleja Crespo (Director General for DG Environment, European Commission), Carmen Ene (CEO, 3 Step It), Isabel Fernandez Niemann (Member Management Board and Head of Wholesale Banking ING), Iain Gulland (Chief Executive Officer, Zero Waste Scotland), Matti Lievonen (President and CEO, Neste), Ligia Noronha (Director, Economy Divison, UN Environment), Martin Stuchtey (Founder and Managing Partner, Systemiq LTD) and many more inspirational thought leaders.
The World Circular Economy Forum 2017 consists of 17 plenary and parallel sessions showcasing circular economy solutions for business, cities and finance. Three days of discussions, networking, workshops, side events and business excursions. You can find more details about the program here.
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