This webinar discusses how resource efficiency can help build resilient supply chains in the aftermath of COVID-19.
8 June 2020
Sustainability After COVID-19 - Building resilient supply chains

DATE: 9 June

TIME: 3 pm CEST

How can resource efficiency support business recovery from COVID-19? 

What support services do SMEs along the supply chain need to implement resource efficiency measures? Do these services exist? How can they be accessed? 

How can industry and policy maker collaboration ensure that resource efficiency policies are adapted to supply chain needs?

How can multinationals support their supply chains to become more resource efficient as they build back better?

The webinar took place on 9 June (3-4:30pm CEST), discussing with experts from Boundless Environment Resource Solutions, GlaxoSmithKline (GSK), the Network for Resource Efficient and Cleaner Production (RECPnet), United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) and the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) how resource efficiency can help build resilient supply chains in the aftermath of COVID-19.

This webinar has been commissioned by the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit / German Corporation for International Cooperation (GIZ) and financed by the German Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety (BMU). 

Speakers

Michael Funcke-Bartz, Senior Advisor of Climate Change and Environmental Policy at Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH

Vikas Goswami, Head Of Consulting at Boundless Environment Resource Solutions Pvt. Ltd.

Mariana Heinrich, Director of Energy at the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD)

Claire Lund, Head of Environmental Sustainability at GlaxoSmithKline (GSK)

Luis Muñoz, Regional Executive for the Latin America and Caribbean Regional Chapter of the Network for Resource Efficient and Cleaner Production (RECPnet)

Moderated by: Stephan Sicars, Director of the Department of Environment at the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO)

Green Growth Knowledge Partnership

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The GGKP's three knowledge platforms - the Green Growth Knowledge Platform, the Green Industry Platform, and the Green Finance Platform – offer quick and easy access to the latest research, case studies, toolkits, learning products, principles, and protocols to empower policy makers and advisors, small and medium-sized enterprises, and banks, insurance, and investment firms to make evidence-based decisions about how to green their operations. The platforms offer everything from global-scale assessments to highly specialised guidance notes. Users can browse by sectors, 193 country pages, regions, or cross-cutting themes, such as gender, jobs, climate change, circular economy, and natural capital.

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