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CIRCULAR ECONOMY – Strengthening the link between industry and consumers

In this discussion with Kęsţutis Sadauskas, European Commission Director, Circular Economy & Green Growth, participants will explore ways to reshape Europe’s economy in order to boost sustainability and competitiveness, and hear more about the European Commission strategy to scale up circular economy practices in Europe.

About What the Chiefs Say: This exclusive series of events brings together small groups of our senior-level members to discuss topical issues with a key decision-maker. These roundtable conversations will feature influential figures from international institutions, parliaments, governments, business, NGOs and the media. In each 60-minute session, members will have a chance to put their questions to those who call the shots. The events are insightful and interactive, tackling the burning issues of the day. Participation is by invitation only.

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Programme

12.30 – 13.00  Welcome and registration of participants
13.00 – 14.00 Circular Economy – Strengthening the link between industry and consumers
14.00  End of debate

Introductory remarks
Kęsţutis Sadauskas/ European Commission Director, Circular Economy & Green Growth

Moderated by
Dharmendra Kanani/ Director of Strategy at Friends of Europe

Speakers

  • Kęsţutis Sadauskas

    European Commission Director, Circular Economy & Green Growth
    Kęstutis Sadauskas has various experiences within the Lithuanian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, specifically within the service on multilateral issues. He was appointed Head of the Representation of the European Commission in Vilnius and later entered the European Commission in 2010 as Head of the Cabinet of Commissioner Algirdas Šemeta responsible for Taxation, Customs, Anti-fraud, Audit and Statistics. Since November 2014, Sadauskas is the European Commission Director for Circular Economy and Green Growth at the Directorate General for Environment of the European Commission.

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