The online program of this free event from our education partner inchainge combines keynote speeches from companies showcasing their circular journey and a deep dive into a virtual company, where participants themselves will be in charge of the cross-functional circular transformation.
The event is a perfect fits for all who wants to drive the circular economy thinking in their company. We are welcoming people from diverse areas like purchasing, sales, finance, supply chain and sustainability as well as start-ups and experienced circular economy drivers. Get informed, get inspired, get connected, get active!
The keynote speakers:
- Wilhelm Mauß, Managing Director of the German company LORENZ, who is a true defender of circular business models. LORENZ is producing water meters in the South East of Germany and achieves substantial material savings thanks to a circular production and business model. LORENZ has received many awards for its digitalization and circular economy solutions.
- Erland Riis Lavsen is an experienced circular business developer who worked with several corporates to combine a sustainability strategy with financial goals that works in practise. His keynote delivers real case examples from one of the world’s largest retailers to mid-size companies and start-ups of how to overcome the challenge of making circularity work in reality.
13:00 – Introduction to the circular economy by EY
13:20 – Introduction to the virtual company The Blue Connection
13:40 – Interactive circular strategy session Part 1
14:15 – Keynote – Erland Riis Lavsen: Making circularity work in reality
14:40 – Break & Networking
14:55 – Interactive circular strategy session Part 2
15:30 – Keynote – Wilhelm Mauß: Circular Strategy of Lorenz
15:55 – Debrief of circular strategy decisions and final results
16:10 – Q&A and concluding remarks
Date: Thursday, November 26th 2020
Time: 1:00 PM - 4:30 PM, CET (Central European Time)
Location: Wherever you are...Online!