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Grand Finale - Moving beyond WCEF2017


The WCEF2017 grand finale wraps together inspirational messages from the World Circular Economy Forum 2017. The session also reveals the next steps for taking the global Circular Economy agenda forward.

Tuesday 6 June

15.30 Session opens
Momentum for change – perspectives from the European Commission 
Director General for DG Environment Daniel Calleja Crespo, European Commission
Momentum for change – perspectives from the UN Environment
Director Ligia Noronha, UN Environment Program Read presentation
Key findings of the forum and reflections
Head of Department for Growth and Climate Annika Rosing, Nordic Council of Ministers
VP of Sustainability & Business Andrés Pesce, Fundacion Chile
State Councellor to the Prime Minister’s Office László Borbély, Romanian Government
Senior Director Jennifer Gerholdt, The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation Corporate Citizenship Center
Thank you
Director Mari Pantsar, Sitra
17.00 Session closes
Moderated by Director Veera Heinonen, Sitra & Director Peter Woodward, Quest Associates


This session is related to the following Sustainable Development Goals:



WCEF2017 is a new kind of high level event on the economy, organised by Sitra and its international cooperative partners. It raises the best circular economy solutions in the world.



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