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Sustainable Consumption: a Driver for Circular Economy and Climate Benefits


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This session will discuss how market demand and consumer decisions play a fundamental role in promoting circularity in our economies and reducing greenhouse gas emissions. The session will assess current practices and best examples in promoting circular consumption decisions and will help define mechanisms for their scale up and replication.

14:00 Opening: Tim Kasten, Deputy Director, Economy Division, UN Environment
Moderated panel discussion:
Roald P. LapperreDirector General for the Environment and International Affairs, Netherlands Ministry of Infrastructure and Water Management
Yuichi Moriguchi, Professor, University of Tokyo
Hironori Hamanaka, Chair, ICLEI Japan
Mari Pantsar, Director, Sitra
Anders Wijkman, Chairman, Climate-KIC
Roundtable discussions
Key messages from the roundtables and conclusions:
Tim Kasten
15;30 Session ends



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