The Newly Launched GEO for Business Brief 2: The Role of Business in Moving from Linear to Circular economies

The Live Launch!

  • Date 7 Oct 2021

  • Time 13:00 - 14:30 BST

  • Duration 90 minutes

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Brief 2: The Role of Business in Moving from Linear to Circular economies

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About GEO for Business

Welcome to the first edition of the GEO for Business briefs. The United Nations Environment Programme [UNEP] and its global partners are proud to offer this series of stimulating briefs about the environmental challenges and business opportunities that demand transformational change at a global scale. New installments of GEO for Business will appear every few months to provide guidance on a range of issues relevant to the future of business in a changing world.

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GEO for Business Briefs: Agenda for 2021

Key Messages

Advisory Committee for GEO for Business

  • María Mendiluce (Co-chair) CEO, We Mean Business Coalition Switzerland

  • Paul Dickinson Executive Chair, Carbon Disclosure Project UK

  • Li (Aster) Zhang Board Member & Secretary General, Society of Entrepreneurs for Ecology China

  • Paul Ekins (Co-chair) Director, UCL Institute for Sustainable Resources, Professor of Resources and Environmental Policy, University College London UK

  • Majda Dabaghi Director, Inclusive and Green Growth International Chamber of Commerce France

  • Richard Welford Chairman, CSR Asia Hong Kong

  • Antonia Gawel Head, Circular Economy & Innovation World Economic Forum Switzerland

  • Rodolfo Lacy Tamayo Director, Environment Directorate Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development France

  • Ifeoma Malo Chief Executive Officer, Clean Technology Hub Nigeria

  • Aik Hoe Lim Director, Trade and Environment World Trade Organization Switzerland

  • Yannick Beaudoin Director General, Ontario and Northern Canada David Suzuki Foundation Canada

  • Jorge Càceres Director, Ejecutivo Centro de Medioambiente y Energía, Federation of Chilean Industry Chile

  • Jake Reynolds Executive Director, Sustainable Economy University of Cambridge Institute for Sustainability UK

  • Liesel Van Ast Membership and Regional Coordination Manager, UNEP Finance Initiative Switzerland

  • Denise Delaney Partner, Corporate Sustainability Lead, Northern Europe ERM UK

  • James Donovan Chair, UNEP Business and Industry Major Group UK

  • Dominik Kümmerle Policy Manager, Business at OECD France

  • Tim Nixon Principal, Constellation Research Thomson-Reuters United States

  • Moustapha Kamal Gueye Coordinator, Green Jobs Program International Labour Organization, also Green Economy Coalition Switzerland

  • Sean Gilbert Director, Member Engagement Global Impact Investor Network United States

  • Martin Koehring Head, World Ocean Initiative The Economist Group UK

  • Heidi Huusko Senior Manager, Environment and Climate UN Global Compact United States