Workshops (WS)

WS 1 The e-waste Challenge by Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH, StEP Initiative and World Resources Forum – WRF (for Sustainable Recycling Industries, SRI)
WS 2 Sustainable Sourcing of Construction Materials by Concrete Sustainability Council (CSC)
WS 3 Risk&Race: The game of Entrepreneurship in a Circular Economy by VITO (Flemish Institute for Technological Research)
WS 4 Strategic Raw Materials and Sustainable Development by ESM Foundation, EIT Raw Materials and UNECE
WS 5 Digital for Sustainability:  In Need of a Disruptive Research Agenda by Innaxis Research Institute, Texelia AG and Circular Change
WS 6 MEDEAS Project: Resources, Climate Change, and the future of Europe by Institute of Marine Sciences (ICM) – Spanish National Research Council (CSIC)
WS 7 Green Product Certification in India by UNIDO and Confederation of Indian Industry (CII)
WS 8 International Cooperation on Raw Materials by European Union Horizon 2020 Program by WRF and European Geological Surveys (EGS)
WS 9 Rural Urban Nexus: Governance for Sustainable Land Use through City Region Food Strategies by German Federal Environment Agency and Ecologic Institute
WS 10 ODS Banks Management: Challenges and Opportunities for Collection, Recycling and Destruction of ODS and e-waste Containing ODS by Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH
WS 11 Creating Credible Metrics for the Impacts of Circular Business Models by World Resources Institute
WS 12 Market Systems Development & Environmental Management in Developing Countries: Swisscontact’s Experiences in Sustainable Waste Management, Energy-Efficient Brick Production and other Areas of Environmental Management by Swisscontact
WS 13 Resource Efficient Production of Rare-Earth Magnets – the EU Project REProMag by OBE Ohnmacht & Baumgärtner GmbH & Co. KG and Steinbeis 2i GmbH on behalf of all REProMag consortium partners
WS 14 Open Access Data and Modeling Tools for 21st Century Energy Challenges – Power Watch, OnSSET, and OSeMOSYS by World Resources Institute
WS 15 Limestone Calcined Clay Cement (LC3) – Potential for resource efficiency in construction sector by École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL) and Development Alternatives Group
WS 16 How to Transition from Linear to Circular by the Collaborating Centre on Sustainable Consumption and Production (CSCP), The Carbon Trust and Whole Earth Futures. – Consortium partners of the EU Horizon 2020 Project – R2Pi


Workshops will address topical issues related to the main themes of the WRF 2017:

► Governance of Raw Materials
► Circular Economy and Sustainable Recycling
► Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)
► Business Concepts on Resource Efficiency and Decoupling
► Sustainable Consumption and Production
► Life Cycle Thinking
► Smart Cities, Infrastructure and Lifestyles
► Capacity Building for Resource Efficiency

Workshops will include a mix of presentations and panels that encourages dynamic interaction and active participation.

Find more information for Workshop organisers here.