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ANNUAL EVENT The Green Economy in the current economic situation: “How does it influence consumers’ and retailers’ behaviours?”

Date

09 Oct 2012 12:00

Address

Autoworld – Parc du cinquentenaire
  Brussels
Belgium

Event Type

L - Conference, forum

Organiser type

Federations / Associations

Section

Climate & Environment

Event Location

Brussels

Event Description

PROGRAMME
Moderator: Sonja van Renssen, Journalist on EU-affairs
Registration (14:00 – 14:30)

Opening statements (14:30 – 14:50)

  • Janez Potočnik, Commissioner for Environment, European Commission
  • Dame Lucy Neville-Rolfe, Executive Director (Corporate and Legal Affairs) of Tesco Plc, President, EuroCommerce
  • Dick Boer, CEO, Royal Ahold & President, ERRT
  • Steve Howard, Sustainability Manager and member of the Executive Board of IKEA

Discussion (14:50 – 15:05)
Presentation of the voluntary initiative on waste (15:05 – 15:15)

  • Marion Sollbach, Head of Sustainability Unit, Galeria Kaufhof

1st panel discussion: make waste a resource (15:15 – 16:00)

  • Anna-Maria Corazza Bildt, Member of the European Parliament
  • Alan Seatter, Deputy Director General, DG Environment
  • Adela Torres, Environment Department, Mercadona
  • Rob Buurman, Public Affairs Counsellor, CRIOC

2nd panel discussion: environmental footprint – a boost for the green single market? (16:00 – 16:45)

  • Michael Kuhndt, Head of CSCP – Centre for sustainable consumption and production
  • Alan Seatter, Deputy Director General, DG Environment
  • Mieke Vercaeren, Public Affairs Adviser, Colruyt
  • Franz Speer, Corporate Director International sales unit, Henkel

Visits of the stands of REAP (Retailers Environmental Action Programme) members (16:45 – 18:00)

  • Guided tour by Soledad Blanco (DG ENVI) and Marion Sollbach (Galeria Kaufhof) of retailers’ achievements in REAP (16:45 – 17:00)

Reception (18:00 – 19:30)

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