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Acceleration of circular businesses

Monday 3 June at 14.30-16.00


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In order to achieve a circular society, circular business models need to become mainstream in existing companies and be placed at the core of new companies. How can this change be accelerated? What are the new services and companies that are emerging? This session examines how new business has been accelerated and discusses the current trends – what is it that customers want in the future?

14.30 Introduction by the moderator: Why is the circular economy relevant?
What is it that customers want in the future? Three examples of circular business​

Daan Weddepohl, CEO and Co-founder, Peerby​ See the presentation
Tessa Clarke, CEO and Co-founder, Olio See the presentation
Harald Tepper, Circular Economy Lead, Philips​ See the presentation
How to mainstream circular business models​

Piia Maaranen, CEO, Avanto Ventures​ See the presentation
Kate Daly, Executive Director, Center for the Circular Economy at Closed Loop Partners​ See the presentation
Henrietta Kekäläinen, CEO and Co-founder, Carboculture​ See the presentation
Julien Guerrier, Director, EASME
Discussion and key takeaways
16.00 Session ends


Daniel Kaufmann, Sitra


Sitra, Nordic Innovation



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