Japan Regional Roundtable on Circular Economy 2021

Online Event

2-3 March 2021



The World Economic Forum, in collaboration with the Ministry of Environment-Japan, will convene this high-level virtual forum, offering a platform for business, government, and international leaders to discuss global, regional and national circular economy trends, while identifying actions to accelerate progress.

A special open plenary 2 March 2021 will kick off the Roundtable. This livestreamed event will cover the following: progressing action towards a circular economy for plastics; advancing circular electronics and batteries; opportunities for Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR) technology to accelerate the circular economy; and how circular economy business models are key to achieving net-zero decarbonization. Watch this session live at 18:30-19:30 JST / 10:30-11:30 CET.


March 3, 2021
5:00 pm - JST
Closing the Loop on Plastics
Speakers: Tomomi Fukumoto, Mayumi Tsuryu, Yashovardhan Lohia, Kristin Hughes

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