Faced with unprecedented challenges due to the COVID-19 pandemic, governments in Europe and beyond will need to put strategies in place for reinvigorating their economies. At the EU level, circular economy is a key feature of the European Green Deal and is seen as a concept that offers potential for economic growth decoupled from resource use. What role can the circular economy play in the national recovery strategies? Which industries and value chains would be affected? And what actions should governments consider?
Organised in collaboration with the Dutch Permanent Representation
- Stientje Van Veldhoven, State Secretary for Infrastructure and Water Management
- Virginijus Sinkevičius, EU Commissioner for Environment, Oceans and Fisheries
Additional discussants and moderator:
- Christian Egenhofer, CEPS Senior Research Fellow and Head of the Energy and Climate Programme
- Vasileios Rizos, CEPS Research Fellow, Head of Sustainable Resources and Circular Economy