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18/10/2021 - 22/10/2021 NB THIS EVENT HAS PASSED

Circular procurement Summit - October 2021

Circular procurement is a strategic process and tool to acquire goods and services in accordance with circular economy principles. 

To engage the intersection of public and private sector interests to achieve and accelerate circularity, Circular Innovation Council presents Circular Procurement Summit 2021, an official World Circular Economy Forum Side Event, 18-22 October 2021. 

Buying power is relative and scalable, which means governments, corporations, and small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) – irrespective of size – can shift markets. Leveraging purchasing influence to accelerate adoption of circular business models and practices to deliver goods and services can also advance circular economies in every community across the country.

learning and application experience that:  

  • Demonstrates how governments and private sector organizations can influence markets to create circular supply and service by redefining value and incorporating circular demands into tenders and contracts across sectors, such as infrastructure, transport, and information technology, and product streams, such as textiles and plastics.
  • Showcase strong links between circular procurement and its use to achieve carbon emission and waste reduction objectives; drive sharing and local economies; build supply chain resiliency; and reduce cost.
  • Features global practitioners in circularity to share their results, ambitions, knowledge, and lessons learned from trialling circular procurement.
  • Offers practical examples of circular procurement to represent the realities of governments and private enterprises of all sizes.
  • Explores market readiness through conversations with suppliers and vendors with embedded circular business models that are ready and willing to meet demand.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND

  • Professionals in public and private sectors that work with procurement, finance, asset and brand management who  influence goods and services purchasing.
  • Suppliers and vendors that respond to tenders, request for information (RFI), and request for proposal (RFP) poised to respond to more circular requirements.
  • Sustainability specialists.
  • Enterprises that offer innovative circular business models and products
  • Buying consortiums and supply chain organizations.

MONDAY, OCTOBER 18, 202110 A.M. – 1 P.M. EDT (UTC-4)

 

 

Further information/How to register

Please contact the event organisers for further information


Event organiser website

http://circularprocurement.ca/summit21/#
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