The Ellen MacArthur Foundation will be a principal partner at a new circular economy conference in the United States, organised by GreenBiz. The event, Circularity 19, will be held in Minneapolis, on June 18-20, 2019.
Conference organiser, Joel Makower, describes the circular economy as a transformational ‘game changer’ for business that is worth trillions of dollars.
Describing circular economy as a transformational ‘game changer’ for business that is worth trillions of dollars, conference organiser Joel Makower explains the goal of Circularity 19 as “to help define and accelerate this opportunity, elevating concepts, companies and best practices, inspiring and informing participants on how to transform their strategies and operations. We’ll cover design and materials, market development, tools and technologies, logistics and infrastructure, standards and metrics, packaging innovations and customer engagement. With more than 80 speakers in more than 100 sessions, the conference will emphasize collaboration and ideation, with design charrettes and other interactive sessions, some spanning multi-hour time blocks.”
Further information on Circularity 19, and sessions hosted by the Foundation team, are to follow.