World Circular Economy Forum – Aalto University side event 5.6.2019

Combating climate change by circular economy and systemic change: closing the material loops and creating new business possibilities

The 3rd World Circular Economy Forum will bring together around 2 000 key circular economy thinkers and doers from around the world. This year the forum will have a strong emphasis on the next era of the circular economy and scaling up the transition.

Aalto University is proud to host one of WCEF2019’s side events. In the seminar, experts and innovators reveal how closing the material loops can slow down the climate change and create new business possibilities. Topics vary from water systems, algae and nutrients to textiles, battery metals and systems perspective for reducing overconsumption. Professor Kirsi Niinimäki from Aalto University will present “Closing the material loop and transforming the fashion industry”.

When: 5.6.2019 10:00 – 12:00
Where: School of Business, Aalto University, Ekonominaukio 1, Espoo, Lecture hall Jenny ja Antti Wihurin säätiö

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