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Relaunch event GreenBuzz Bern: circular economy transition, future regulatory changes and economic impacts
October 22, 2020,17:30 - 21:30
It is an event not to be missed for an audience who wants to learn what CE regulatory changes mean to your business and to the Swiss market. Learn about the trends of CE, and the vision on how CE will continue to become more important for the corporates, from both the Swiss and EU perspective.
It will be an evening of high-level keynotes and panel discussion on the impact of upcoming green policies and circular economy on businesses.
Sustainability is increasingly recognised to be important for business and society. This event is catered to CE experts in all sectors – business, finance and/or administration; sustainability professionals and interested individuals.
- DIEDERIK SAMSOM, Head of Cabinet for First Vice-President of the European Commission Frans Timmermans
- NIKLAS NIERHOFF, responsible for Green economy indicators, ecological footprints at Federal Office for the Environment
- DR. TILLMANN LANG, Founder and CEO of Yova AG
- SIMON WIDMER, Design Network and Creative Lead at Ellen MacArthur Foundation
PANELIST: GABRIEL WEBBER ZIERO, Head of ECOFACT Policy Outlook
MODERATOR: CONNIE LOW, Co-founder of Impact Hub Basel
17:30 Door opens for registration
18:00 Welcome and introduction
18:05 Keynote by Diederik Samson
“What the EU Green Deal is about, and how it affects Switzerland”
18:25 Keynote by Niklas Nierhoff
“Swiss regulations in CE”
18:40 Keynote by Dr. Tillmann Lang
“How to select sustainable companies that apply CE principals”
18:55 Keynote by Simon Widmer
“Examples of how companies can be involved in CE”
19:20 High level panel discussion and Q&A
19:40 Apéro and networking
ABOUT THE ORGANIZERS:
- GREENBUZZ BERN
GreenBuzz Bern is part of GreenBuzz Global (with chapters in Zurich, Geneva, Amsterdam and Berlin), a platform people who want to connect and exchange knowledge in this sustainability, with a focus on Sustainable Finance and Regulation in Europe and Switzerland. For questions or more information, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
- CIRCULAR ECONOMY TRANSITION
Circular Economy Transition is a pioneer initiative that aims at accelerating the transition of Switzerland to a Circular Economy. It currently takes place in 5 Swiss cities – Basel, Bern, Geneva, Lausanne, and Zurich. In close collaboration with Impact Hub Switzerland, sanu durabilitas and with the support of the MAVA foundation, this initiative will contribute to drive the new paradigm for the future of business, policy making and society.
- IMPACT HUB BERN
Impact Hub Bern brings together individuals, institutions, and private businesses of all sizes in order to respond to challenges of our society and planet. The goal is to develop innovative and entrepreneurial solutions in collaboration with different actors. Impact Hub Bern facilitates the Circular Economy Transition in the region.
COSTS: 45,- CHF (REGISTER HERE)
LOCATION: Impact Hub Bern, Spitalgasse 28, Bern, 3011 Switzerland
COVID-19 PRECAUTIONS: While no formal precautionary measures are required, everyone must adhere to the rules on hygiene and social distancing recommended by the Federal Office of Public Health. If it is not possible to keep your distance and there are no other protective measures in place such as masks or partitions, the organiser will require to pass on the contact details to the cantonal authorities for the purpose of contact tracing.