Past Sessions Videos


Day 1 | 20th September 2022 | Hybrid Conference: Facilitating Just Transition 


Listen and connect with thought leaders and practitioners through a series of 'dialogue for action' on how they are facilitating a just transition to a more livable future and leaving no one behind.

WELCOME NOTE | Dato' Abdul Rahman Ahmad, Group Chief Executive Officer of CIMB Group



09.25am | WELCOME NOTE

Dato' Abdul Rahman Ahmad, Group Chief Executive Officer of CIMB Group, stresses the importance of placing Environment, Social and Governance issues at the forefront of the corporate agenda and elaborates on CIMB's sustainability commitments.


ROYAL ADDRESS | HRH Sultan Nazrin Muizzuddin Shah Ibni Almarhum Sultan Azlan Muhibbuddin Shah Al-Maghfur-Lah, Sultan of Perak




HRH Sultan Nazrin Muizzuddin Shah Ibni Almarhum Sultan Azlan Muhibbuddin Shah Al-Maghfur-Lah, Sultan of Perak, highlights that businesses and governments have a responsibility to create equitable solutions in transitioning to a better world or a sustainable future, leaving no one behind. Small enterprises, disadvantaged groups, displaced communities and specially-abled people are at risk of facing dire consequences, without sufficient mitigation measures due to lack of access to adequate resources, skills, finance and support. 

MINISTERIAL PANEL | Accelerating Climate Action & Justice by YB Senator Tengku Datuk Seri Utama Zafrul Bin Tengku Abdul Aziz (Minister of Finance, Malaysia), H.E. Sri Mulyani Indrawati (Minister of Finance, Indonesia) and H.E. Karima El Korri (UN Resident Coordinator in Malaysia, Brunei Darussalam and Singapore)



10.10am | Ministerial Panel

Accelerating Climate Action & Justice


H.E. Karima El Korri, UN Resident Coordinator in Malaysia, Brunei Darussalam and Singapore,  moderates this session, with YB Senator Tengku Datuk Seri Utama Zafrul Bin Tengku Abdul Aziz, Minister of Finance of Malaysia, and H.E. Sri Mulyani Indrawati, Minister of Finance of Indonesia, sharing the commitments and efforts undertaken by ASEAN governments to steer the transition towards a sustainable future.



PANEL DISCUSSION | ASEAN Focus: The Business Case for Transition to a Low-Carbon Economy




ASEAN Focus: The Business Case for Transition to a Low-Carbon Economy


In this panel discussion, Dato' Azmir Merican, Group Managing Director of Sime Darby Property BerhadMr Raphael Cheminat, Group Country Head for Singapore and Head of South East Asia at Societe Generale, Mr. Thammasak SethaudomExecutive Vice President of The Siam Cement Public Company Limited, Ms. Maya Hari, Chief Executive Officer of Terrascope and moderator, Mr. Dave SivaprasadManaging Director and Partner of Boston Consulting Group, share insights and their experience on the risks and opportunities for the private and public sectors in pivoting to a greener economy.


SETTING THE STAGE | The Science Behind a Just Transition by Professor Dr. Joy Pereira, Vice-Chair, Working Group II of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) for the Sixth Assessment Report



The Science Behind a Just Transition

Professor Dr. Joy Pereira, Vice-Chair, Working Group II of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) for the Sixth Assessment Report, points out that the transition from an extractive to regenerative economy requires close attention to community needs. Long-term resolution of issues such as inequalities, social exclusion, biases, lack of regulations or their enforcement is critical.




PANEL DISCUSSION | Financing a Just Transition




Financing a Just Transition


There is no question that finance is a key lever to sustainability. Challenges, however, include securing sufficient and continuous funding, as well as channeling funds to businesses and governments that have climate-aligned, sustainable and socially-responsible plans and policies. 


Find out more about the practical financing solutions towards meeting the Paris Agreement goals in this discussion moderated by Mr. Ng Cho Weng, Managing Director and Head of Regional M&A and Sponsors at CIMB Singapore, with participation from H.E. Amalia Adininggar Widyasanti, Deputy Minister for Economic Affairs of Indonesia, Ms. Kate Hughes, Senior Climate Change Specialist at Sustainable Development and Climate Change Department of Asian Development BankMs. Miranda CarrHead of Applied ESG & Climate Research at MSCI, and Ms. Katie TreadwellEnergy Policy Officer at WWF European Policy Office


PANEL DISCUSSION | Partnerships for a Just Transition




Partnerships for a Just Transition


This panel session provides insight into how businesses can partner with employees, unions, communities, local governments, civil society to achieve a just transition and leverage such partnerships to plan strategic interventions in their value chains.


Moderator, Mr. Nick Khaw, Head of Research at Khazanah Nasional Berhad, is joined by Mr. Michael StanleyGlobal Leader - Support to Coal Transition of The World BankMr. Nick Robins, Professor in Practice for Sustainable Finance at Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the EnvironmentMr. Paul Wong Chee KinPresident and Chief Executive Officer of CIMB Thai BankDatin Mina Cheah-FoongManaging Director of The Body Shop, and Ms. Melissa Do, Manager, Climate Change at BSR.



SPECIAL FOCUS | The Doughnut Economy by Mr. Erinch Sahan, Business and Enterprise Lead at Doughnut Economics Action Lab 





In this speech, Mr. Erinch Sahan, Business and Enterprise Lead at Doughnut Economics Action Lab, underscores that if we redesign our businesses, we can then create products and adopt practices that we couldn’t before, like energy efficiency.



Day 2 | 21st September 2022 | Hybrid Conference: Facilitating a Just Transition


Listen and connect with thought leaders and practitioners through a series of 'dialogue for action' on how they are facilitating a just transition to a more livable future and leaving no one behind.


WELCOME NOTE | Mr. Gurdip Singh Sidhu, Group Chief People Officer and Group Chief Sustainability Officer of CIMB Group



09.00am | WELCOME NOTE

Mr. Gurdip Singh Sidhu, Group Chief People Officer and Group Chief Sustainability Officer of CIMB Group, reiterates the need to strike the balance between economic, environmental and social components and makes several announcements on CIMB's upcoming sustainability initiatives. 

SETTING THE CONTEXT | Just Transition for Indigenous Communities by Ms. Vicky Tauli-Corpuz, Former Special Rapporteur on the Rights of Indigenous People, UN Human Rights Council



Just Transition for Indigenous Communities

Ms. Vicky Tauli-Corpuz, Former Special Rapporteur on the Rights of Indigenous People of UN Human Rights Council, highlights that a human rights-based approach needs to be undertaken to ensure social inequities and economic inequalities are addressed in a Just Transition.




PANEL DISCUSSION | The Business Case for Social Justice




The Business Case for Social Justice


Social dialogue, social protection, rights at work and employment are indispensable building blocks of sustainable development. Businesses who can respond positively to people's needs and expectations, ensuring their welfare and well-being, can be more resilient and continue to perform to high standards. 


Find out more about how businesses can ensure decent work and welfare of their people in this discussion moderated by Dr. Kishore RavuriHead of Sustainability at Dutch Lady Milk Industries BerhadMr. Eric RoederTechnical Specialist on Green Jobs, Climate Action and Resilience through Just Transition - Asia Pacific Region at ILO, Mr. Kiu Jia Yaw, Co-Deputy Chair, Malaysian Bar Council Environment & Climate Change Committee​, Ms. Sharan Burrow, General Secretary of International Trade Union Confederation, and Ms Tamara Gondo, CEO of Liberty Society (Indonesia).   




SHOW AND TELL | Civil Society and a Just Transition




Civil Society and a Just Transition


In this panel discussion, Professor Datuk Dr. Denison JayasooriaCo-Chair of Malaysia CSO-SDG Alliance,  Ms. Anne LasimbangExecutive Director of Partners of Community Organizations in SabahMs Ivy Wong AbdullahLead of Environment at Yayasan HasanahMr. Jaton ZuluetaFounder of AHA Learning Center (Philippines) provide enlightenment on how businesses can collaborate with civil society to engage communities that matter to them.

SHOWCASE | Business Champions of the Just Transition




Showcase: Business Champions of the Just Transition 


Ms. Teoh Su Yin, Senior Independent Director of CIMB Group, moderates this session, with Ms. Tanah Sullivan, Head of Sustainability at GoTo Group, Mr. Pakkapol Leopairut, Executive Vice President of TPI Polene Power Public Company Limited, Ms. Sharon Tan, Strategic Engagement Director of Coca-Cola Bottling Investments Group, share perspectives on some real-world examples of companies making the low-carbon transition that have successfully addressed the increased risks of social exclusion, injustice, and unequal opportunities.



PANEL DISCUSSION | Voices of the Future




Voices of the Future


Youth account for a third of the region’s population, and are the leaders and consumers of the future. They are not waiting passively to inherit a future that is handed to them, but are actively shaping a sustainable future – with determination to innovate and break barriers to create a sustainable ASEAN.


This session was moderated by Ms. Tan Zhai Yun (Nat)Editor of ESG, The Edge (Malaysia), with Ms. Thuy Anh Ngo, CEO and Founder of HASU (Vietnam), Mr. Lakshwin Muruga, Chief Operating Officer of Women of Will (Malaysia), Ms. Wong Yun Qiu, Policy and Research Volunteer at Malaysian Youth Delegation (Malaysia), and Mr. Gigih Septianto, Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer of​ (Indonesia) sharing their thoughts.

FORECASTING THE FUTURE | Mr. Paul Nicklen, Award Winning National Geographic Wildlife Photographer, Co-Founder of SeaLegacy 





Mr. Paul Nicklen, Award-Winning National Geographic Wildlife Photographer, Co-Founder of SeaLegacy, highlights that the power of the people is greater than the people in power. If we want to see longlasting change, it must come from corporations - investing in sustainable solutions and clean energy and making a difference.


CLOSING | Datuk Mohd Nasir Ahmad, Chairman of CIMB Group    



05.50pm | CLOSING


In his closing speech, Datuk Mohd Nasir Ahmad, Chairman of CIMB Group, emphasises that people are at the heart of a just transition. A just transition must focus on inclusive growth and policies must be based on science, provide incentives and secure livelihoods. 




Day 3 | 22nd September 2022 | Online Masterclasses


Six masterclasses delivered by industry experts aimed to provide clear insights, practical tools and tips to manage social and environmental issues, setting your sustainability journey on track. 


MASTERCLASS 1 | Developing a Net Zero Roadmap



09.00am | MASTERCLASS 1

Developing a Net Zero Roadmap


Conducted by Mr. Andrew Chan, South-East Asia's Sustainability and Climate Change Leader of PwC Malaysia, this Masterclass provides insights on the building blocks required to establish an implementable pathway and roadmap for organisations to achieve Net Zero.


Watch the session to understand what it takes to embark on Net Zero journey, exploring the potential trade-offs that companies may need to consider. Learn how to manage risks from existing “brown” businesses and create value from new “green” opportunities, whilst supporting the just transition agenda.


MASTERCLASS 2 | Addressing ESG & Forced Labour Issues: Lessons from the Palm Oil Industry



10.15am | MASTERCLASS 2

Addressing ESG & Forced Labour Issues: Lessons from the Palm Oil Industry


In this Masterclass, Mr. Terrence Too,  Manager of Social and Human Rights at Earthworm Foundation and Ms. Sivasankari Ranganathan, Manager of Innovation at Earthworm Foundation, enlighten participants on services and tools available to aid companies in their sustainability journey, especially on No Deforestation, Smallholder Assistance, Human-Elephant conflict, Human Rights, Labour Transformation, Ethical Recruitment, and Child Risk Assessment Frameworks amongst others. 


The Masterclass reviews the issue of forced labour in detail, answering questions on what is forced labour, local & international laws governing workers, and detailed identification and remedial means for organisations and companies with regards to ethical recruitment and human rights due diligence.

MASTERCLASS 3 | Impact-Based Materiality and Trends in Global Disclosure Requirements



11.30am | MASTERCLASS  3

Impact-Based Materiality and Trends in Global Disclosure Requirements


Learn about the objectives and updated methodology of impact-based materiality, and expectations for businesses moving forward. In this Masterclass, Ms. Rosa Kusbiantoro, Director at Business for Social Responsibility, provides context on the driving forces behind global decisions to mandate impact-related disclosures and a high-level overview of the contents of these proposed rules.




MASTERCLASS 4 | Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD) Reporting for Scope 1, 2 & 3



02.00pm | MASTERCLASS 4

Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD) Reporting for Scope 1, 2 & 3


This Masterclass conducted by Mr. Nik Shahrizal Sulaiman, Risk Assurance Partner of PwC Malaysia and Mr. David Toh, Senior Manager, Assurance at PwC Malaysia, aims to provide a primer on TCFD’s four key areas mapped to Scope 1, 2 and 3 and a walk-through of a typical TCFD implementation journey. At the end of the session, participants will have insights into what TCFD is, how to interpret the recommendations, benefits of implementing TCFD reporting, where to start and common pitfalls to avoid.




MASTERCLASS 5 | Measuring What Matters Beyond Climate: Nature-related Disclosure by Businesses and Financiers



03.15pm | MASTERCLASS 5

Measuring What Matters Beyond Climate: Nature-related Disclosure by Businesses and Financiers


In this Masterclass, Mr. Guy Williams, Nature Lead at Deloitte and Ms. Olivia Scholtz, Senior Project Manager of HCV Network, walk participants through the case studies of how this new global initiative aims to give financial institutions and companies a complete picture of their environmental risks.



MASTERCLASS 6 | How SMEs Can Create a More Sustainable World: Practical Steps and Benefits for Your Business



04.30pm | MASTERCLASS 6

How SMEs Can Create a More Sustainable World: Practical Steps and Benefits for Your Business


This Masterclass with Ms. Aleksandra Zaronina-Kirillova, Head of SME Professional Insights at ACCA, provides practical resources and tools based on the ACCA and Charted Accountants ANZ co-branded SME sustainability Playbook and Practical toolkits for SMEs. SMEs can learn about steps they can take to start their sustainability journey. The training also shines a light on the role of accountants as trusted advisers to SMEs as they navigate through their sustainable transformation.





Week 4 | 28 September – 4 October | Green Growth


Without the environment, there will be no future for humanity, communities or businesses. This week, let us examine how we can thrive within the limits of the planet, and how we need to positively change our behaviour, business models, and ways of life to secure the environment that sustains everything on this planet. 


Webinar | Building on the Past for the Future



29th September 2020


Showcasing Sustainable Spaces for Better Living: Duncan Cave, Programme Manager, Think City, moderates today’s session focusing on how sustainable concepts are transforming heritage and built spaces worldwide. Aufa Abd Rahman, Programme Manager, Conservation and Adaptive Reuse, Think City showcases urban spaces around the world where existing spaces are repurposed and invigorated to create beautiful spaces for work and play. SazLin Sabri, Programme Manager, Conservation and Adaptive Reuse, Think City, discusses how communities play a vital role in the adaptive reuse of heritage spaces and how social engagement leads to better outcomes. Dr. Tan Loke Mun, Founding Director, ArchiCentre Sdn Bhd presents a thought-provoking journey on how the design and planning of buildings and spaces have changed in parallel to modern day challenges and how architecture has evolved to provide solutions to these circumstances.





Special Videos


Green Living by CIMB: Dr. Tan Loke Mun




CIMB presents a casual interview with Ar. Dr. Tan Loke Mun, Founding Director of multi-award winning ArchiCentre and DTLM Design Group, as part of CIMB’s The Cooler Earth Sustainability Summit themed ‘Resilience, Recovery, Responsibility’. Against the backdrop of his discerning collection of artwork from artists across the region, Dr. Tan shares candid insights into true green living, spanning key considerations such as energy and water conservation, location planning, house orientation, biodiversity, recycling, and upcycling. Dr. Tan also discusses his journey towards making the Green Building Index (GBI) the standard for green building certification in Southeast Asia. Learn about building your first green home or making your current home green by joining us for a virtual walkthrough of the S11 House by Dr. Tan, Malaysia’s first GBI Platinum-rated building. 



Week 5 | 5 – 11 October | Climate Action


Climate change or global heating is real. If we continue to ignore this global issue, we will face global food and water crises, lose economic assets to natural disasters, disease vectors will increase, and both human civilisation and wildlife will suffer. This week, you can hear from experts on how businesses and individuals can do the right thing and participate in climate action for the sake of our future. 

Webinar | Business and Climate Consciousness



6th October 2020



Climate Action is Imminent for a Better Tomorrow: Climate change poses an existential threat to both businesses and communities. It is time to demonstrate leadership and take accountability for present and future generation of stakeholders. This week, climate experts and industry leaders share how concerted efforts from businesses is critical for climate action. Ahmad Shahriman Mohd Shariff, CEO of CIMB Islamic Bank Berhad, reiterates the high business cost of ignoring the climate emergency. There are clear linkages  between socioeconomic and environmental factors. Urgent action is needed if businesses want to not just survive but compete in the long-term. Marco Lambertini, Director General of WWF International continues to build the business case by pointing out that nature loss and climate disruption are major business risks and an environmentally-positive economic model will generate large returns. Everyone needs to embrace a carbon-neutral vision for the world, he urges. Companies and investors need to commit, act and advocate for positive change. Datin Seri Sunita Rajakumar, Founding Chairperson of Corporate Governance Initiative (Malaysian Chapter) ends the session with a moderated panel discussing the collective responsibility for climate mobilisation. During the panel, Pushkala Ratan from IFC speaks on the growing market for climate finance; Dr. Simon Lord from Sime Darby Plantation highlights the importance of sustainable practices in agribusiness; Ralph Dixon from YTL Corporation takes a cautiously optimistic view on sustainable progress; and Margaret Klein Salamon from The Climate Mobilization stresses that a full emergency mobilisation of economy and society is needed to achieve climate targets.



Week 6 | 12 – 18 October | Sustainable Finance



There is huge demand for resources to fund mitigation efforts and catalyse sustainable development. Banks and investors need to collaborate with not just businesses, but also civil society and communities to mainstream ESG investments. This week is dedicated to understanding the various challenges and opportunities in financing sustainable cities and with sustainable finance in general.

Webinar | Developing Impactful Green Finance Products, The Indonesia Experience



12th October 2020



Green Financing: Driving Change in Indonesia: TCE’s Sustainable Finance Week kicks off with an interactive panel session on Indonesia’s experience in green finance products. Financial strategists and experts discuss the financing models available in the market, and how financial institutions can develop green financing solutions that address key sustainability issues. In her welcoming note, Fransiska Oei, Compliance, Corporate Affairs & Legal Director, CIMB Niaga, points out that though Indonesia is one of the largest economies in South East Asia, its growth is delivered at great environmental expense. Fransiska urges financial institutions to deliver a more effective financing model that creates meaningful impact. Rizkiasari Yudawinata, Sustainable Finance Programme Lead, WWF-Indonesia, shares the key aspects of green and related products that financers and other stakeholders must understand. Financial institutions need to further develop incentive mechanisms that deliver impact at scale while generating attractive financial returns. Bangkit Oetomo, Investment Associate, Tropical Landscapes Finance Facility (TLFF), provides insights into financing programmes that catalyse sustainable investments in Indonesia. Focusing on the financing of renewable energy, Bangkit discusses various challenges, project characteristics, domestic financing products and financial opportunities to mobilise innovative products. Nicholas Gandolfo, Director, Sustainable Finance Solutions, APAC, Sustainalytics, speaks on the importance of measurable impact reporting. He delivers practical tips for the reporting journey, from the materiality assessment process to the global frameworks available. Mohammad Ghozie Indra Dalel, Director, PT Sarana Multi Infrastruktur (SMI) ends the session with details on SDG Indonesia One, the Government’s blended finance platform that channels public and private funds into sustainable development projects. He provides multiple examples of how SMI manages extensive funds through grants, technical assistance and capacity-building to accelerate national SDG deliverables. 




Webinar | Urban Financing



13th October 2020



Sustainable Urbanisation: Financing Responsible Development

An overwhelming majority of the population lives in cities and towns. While urbanisation has resulted in great progress and prosperity, it has been at the expense of significant impact to environment and society. Today’s panel of experts emphasise on the need for sustainable urbanisation, which integrates economic imperatives, social progress and environmental health into its development approach. Hamdan Abdul Majeed, Managing Director, Think City, references Georgetown Penang as a sustainable urban development model. It is a prime example of rejuvenating what already exists to meet growing urban demands. He advocates for financers to shift from the funding of conventional urban expansion, and focus instead on urban regeneration and rehabilitation. Wadzi Katsidzira, Initiative Lead, Global Development Incubator, discusses the challenges faced in financing sustainable infrastructure development, such as the lack of high-quality projects and identifying projects that drive impact. Investors can navigate these challenges through innovative finance solutions, institutional partnerships, and community-level contextualisation. Shahira Ahmed Bazari, Managing Director, Yayasan Hasanah, concludes the session with some insights on key considerations by donors and financiers when offering sustainable funding. Reflecting on Yayasan Hasanah’s experience in the sector, she explains how civil societies need to have a solid impact assessment framework, strong governance structure, and high-performance work culture to attract funds for positive development. 




Webinar | ESG Financing for Business



15th October 2020



Delivering Better Value with ESG Financing: The financial sector plays a key role in positively contributing to sustainable development. Experienced speakers share their views on the role of banks as financial intermediaries and providers of capital in applying ESG factors or principles in lending and project financing. Rob Coombe, Sustainability Sponsor, CIMB Board of Directors, highlights the acceleration of innovative instruments in ASEAN, such as sustainability-linked loans and transition bonds. Drawing on CIMB’s experience, Rob emphasises that the push for greater sustainability is complex and should be seen as a journey. Simone Dettling, Banking Team Lead, UNEP Finance Initiative, moderates an insightful session on sustainable finance with panelists from progressive banks and institutions. Kylie Macfarlane, Founder and Managing Director of Novis Aurora Consulting, provides practical details on how sustainable finance can help banks better support their customers, while Gurdip Singh Sidhu, Group Chief People Officer, CIMB Group and Yulanda Chung, Head of Sustainability, DBS Bank, share their experience in putting these practices to work. On behalf of institutional investors, Alizakri Alias, Chief EPF Officer, Employees Provident Fund (EPF), speaks about the increasing focus on ESG investments and how they benefit both investors and investees. Sustainability is a future-fit tool that provides superior risk management and value creation, so there is a strong call for fund managers and businesses to start looking beyond short-term returns.



Webinar | Circular Economy Development in a Rapidly Expanding City: Penampang, Sabah, by CEC Penampang



30th October 2020



Penampang: A Case Study of Circular Development in Sabah

Boyd Dionysius Jouman, Senior Vice President & Lead for Resilient Environment, Iskandar Regional Development Authority moderates the discussion with various public and private sector actors who have come together to put the Penampang district on the circular economy map in the last few years. Through his NGO work bringing micro hydro renewable energy to remote villages, Senator Adrian “Banie” Lasimbang, Senator in the Parliament of Malaysia creates a socioeconomic incentive for communities to conserve their watershed. Senator highlights the importance of a participatory approach to ensure the longevity of the project beyond installation. Benny Ng, Council Member, SHAREDA (Sabah Housing and Real Estate Developers Association) then shares about the key role developers can and should play in promoting circular development by leveraging their strategic influence as a bridge between the public and private sectors and engaging with state authorities on the SDGs and proposed bylaws that will help to accelerate circularity as Sabah develops. Freddy Ekol, Councillor of Penampang District Council shares examples of circular economy in Penampang focusing on sustainable economic development and waste-to-energy strategies. The discussion enlightens listeners on the importance of acknowledging native law to empower communities to manage resources in a circular fashion. Chau Loon Wai, Senior lecturer at UTM-Low Carbon Asia Research Centre stresses that incentivising circular practices is key to getting mass buy-in. 



Webinar | Circular Economy Club - Singapore Part 1



30th October 2020



How Architectural Design can be a Core Element for influencing Circular Behaviour: The built environment is a fixture for circularity because of the scale and impact on the environment as a consumer of materials and producer of waste and greenhouse gas emissions. Yann Follain, Managing Director & Head of Design at WY-TO Singapore takes us through the application of circular approaches to the built environment. The four main domains are: design for longevity; design for service; design for reuse and refurbishment; and design for material recovery. He then shows examples of circular buildings from the Asia Pacific region, and ends by calling for a top-down approach of government policies to drive and centralise circularity, coupled with a bottom-up approach of industry and citizens participating and distributing circularity. 




Webinar | Circular Economy Club - Singapore Part 2



30th October 2020



Why e-Commerce needs a Circular Packaging revolution:

The second part of this webinar focuses on circular e-commerce packaging. Marialine Verdickt and Laura Iturria, CEC Singapore Organisers highlights the problem of packaging waste and related emissions. They suggest that a packaging revolution is needed to keep up with increasing demand for fit-for-purpose packaging that meets the unique requirements of e-commerce logistics. Sharing innovative examples, they point to two key players: industry players like fulfilment companies and brands themselves to develop their own solutions that can even become marketing strategies, as well as government to establish e-commerce packaging guidelines.




Webinar | CEC Vienna & CEC London



31st October 2020


CEC Vienna & London: Closed Loop Supply Chains and Circular Start-ups

The first part of this webinar convenes a panel discussion on the transition to closed loop systems in global supply chains. Liwah Wong, Guest Scientist, Mercator Research Institute on Global Commons and Climate Change (MCC) in Berlin brings the scientific view that much more needs to be know about closed loop systems and the quantifiable impact of various circular approaches. Martin Stavenhagen, Consultant/Coach/Collaborator & Co-Founder of Get Circular with SD Consulting believes more positive direction can be accelerated by government legislation such as the European Green Deal. Drawing parallels with Covid-19, Gabriella Gyori, Sustainable Procurement Officer, CEC Mentor and Procurement Consultant in Berlin says change is not so much a question of responsibility but of cooperation between all parties. The panellists agree that standards are helpful in pointing us all in the same direction. Following this, Dr. David Greenfield, European External Affairs Spokesperson of Circular Economy Club and Founder of SOENECS introduces listeners to CEC London’s activities and some of the exciting developments in circular economy particularly innovations from the start-up scene. He also touches on behavioural change and the funding gap for circular start-ups that must find a way to correlate environmental and social gains with financial value.



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