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Published January 3, 2018

Circularity in Global Value Chains

What is the market for recycled materials such as plastics and metals and what are the implications of the circular economy for international trade? In this session, you will learn how international trade can support the transition to a circular economy.

11:00 Introduction: Sofie Bouteligier, Policy advisor, International Policy Unit, OVAM
Trade and the Circular Economy – Linkages, Challenges and Opportunities see presentation
Shardul Agrawala, Head of the Environment and Economy Integration Division, OECD Environment Directorate
Panel Discussion: Circularity in global value chains – Mapping out the issues
Shardul Agrawala, Head of the Environment and Economy Integration Division, OECD Environment Directorate
Jane Korinek, Economist and Trade Policy Analyst, the Policies in Trade and Agriculture Division, OECD
Michikazu Kojima, Senior Economist, ERIA
Scott Vaughan, CEO, International Institute for Sustainable Development
Takako Satoh, Executive Councilor / General Manager, Ricoh Group
Ron Voglewede, Global Sustainability Director, Whirlpool Corporation ​
Wrap-up and conclusions​
Malena Sell, Trade and Environment Specialist, Trade Policy Unit, Finnish Ministry for Foreign Affairs
12:30 Session ends

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