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WBCSD - OPN C-suite Roundtable: Global Circularity Protocol

  • Explore the significance of the Global Circularity Protocol in accelerating the transition to a circular economy.
  • Discuss the role of businesses in advancing circular principles to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
  • Address policy obstacles and strategies to overcome them.
  • Highlight the benefits and necessity of a Global Circularity Protocol for businesses.
  • Facilitate a panel discussion on scaling circularity through the Global Circularity Protocol.
  • Present the next steps for the Global Circularity Protocol and provide closing remarks.
WBCSD and the One Planet Network will co-host a C-suite, multistakeholder event during New York Climate Week and the SDG Summit on September 18, 2023,
from 8:00-10:00 am ET in Manhattan.
This interactive breakfast session will focus on how WBCSD companies and key partners can collaborate to unblock current roadblocks through the development of the Global Circularity Protocol, amidst policy and accountability gaps that are currently impeding the scaling of circularity. As part of the event, high-level decision-makers will be engaged in developing the project’s significance and consulting on the project’s next phase and key milestones.
This exclusive event is by invitation only, and there are a limited number of seats available.
Published on September 6, 2023


Mr. Peter Bakker


Ms. Diane Holdorf

  • Executive VP -WBCSD

Ms. Elizabeth Mrema

  • Deputy Executive Director of the UN Environment Programme
  • UN Environment Programme

Ms. Karen Pflug

  • Chief Sustainability Officer, Ingka Group - IKEA
  • IKEA

Dr. Patrick Schroeder

  • Senior Research Fellow, Environment and Society Programme -Chatham House
  • Chatham House

Dr. Naoko Ishii

  • Executive Vice-President, Tokyo University - Center for Global Commons
  • Tokyo University

Mr. Robert Metzke

  • Chief Sustainability Officer
  • Royal Philipps

Ms. Izabella Teixeira

  • Co-Chair International Resource Panel
  • International Resource Panel

Dr Anthony Nyong

  • Director for Climate Change and Green Growth, African Development Bank
  • African Development Bank

Mr. Jeff Turner

  • Special Advisor

Supporting document(s)

Event start date
05:00 am
Event end date
07:00 am

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