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Closing the loop: ASEM’s transition towards achieving a circular economy

Critical stakeholders from businesses, governments and civil societies worldwide, who play key roles in their country’s transition from a linear to a circular economy. The event is open to all interested WCEF2019 participants who are part of this sustainable transition.


The Asia-Europe Foundation (ASEF) is launching a review of the implementation experience of Asia-Europe Meeting (ASEM) countries on Sustainable Development Goal 12 (SDG 12): Responsible Consumption and Production (RCP). This publication, entitled “Closing the Loop: ASEM’s transition towards achieving a circular economy, includes research curated for the annual ENVforum Conference 2018, and provides a bird’s-eye view of how ASEM member countries approach the implementation of SDG 12 targets and integrate them into national strategies, target setting and monitoring activities. 

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Asia-Europe Foundation (ASEF) 

Grazyna PulawskaSenior Project Manager, ASEF,, tel. +65 87889 802   

Date and time
Wednesday 5 June11.0013.00 

Crowne Plaza Helsinki, Mannerheimintie 50, 00260 Helsinki, Finland. 

Maximum number of participants: 50

How to register: Please register here

Deadline for registration: 31 May 2019

More information about the event: Closing the Loop Project Page 

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