Join WCEF2018 in Japan! The Ministry of the Environment of Japan and Sitra are proud to host the 2nd World Circular Economy Forum in Yokohama, Japan on 22-24 October 2018. WCEF presents world’s best circular economy solutions and will bring together 1,000 key thinkers and doers from around the world.


Amongst other intriguing themes, WCEF2018 will revolve around topics on circular visions towards 2050, economic development and social equity in the circular economy, global value-chains and circular trade as well as shared mobility and future transportation.

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Meanwhile, check out the atmosphere from the World Circular Economy Forum 2017 in Helsinki.


World Circular Economy Forum 2018 will take place at Pacifico Yokohama Conference Center in Yokohama (Greater Tokyo Area), Japan.

Pacifico Yokohama, one of the largest convention complexes in the world, is located in Yokohama, the second largest city in Japan. Yokohama lies 30 km south of Tokyo, on the main island of Honshu.

Yokohama is conveniently located near Japan’s two major airports, Tokyo International Airport and Narita International Airport, and easily accessible from anywhere in the world.

Photo: Pacifico Yokohama


Here you can find reflections and results of the World Circular Economy Forum 2017.


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