What is Circular Economy? Part 1. The European Union experience in Circular Economy

Date and Time

Time is TBD
8.30am CHIH | 9.3am CDMX | 4.30pm BRU

Event Information



8:30 - 8:45


Opening remarks by Emmanuelle Maire Head of Unit, ENV.B1 - Sustainable Production, Products and Consumption, General Directorate for the Environment (DG ENV) EU; local authorities and COPARMEX Chihuahua (to be confirmed)



1) Introduction – The European Union experience

Speaker: TBD.



2) What is the circular economy? Design out waste and pollution

3) Business value in a circular economy. Value creation and business models in circular economy

4) Longer lasting products. Products' life extension through the eyes of designers and entrepreneurs. EU legislation and incentives to promote longer-lasting products


Jose María Fernández Alcalá, Head of the Basque Ecodesign Center

EU Expert (tbc)


José María Fernández Alcalá, jefe del Centro Vasco de Ecodiseño

Experto de la UE (por confirmar)






Technical Conclusions and Closure


Closing remarks by EU Authorities, local authorities and Coparmex Chihuahua (tbc)


The webinar will be in Spanish with simultaneous interpretation in English.


Please consider that the time and date of the event may change due to the expert availability.

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