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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)

Jobs

CEMR - Council of European Municipalities and Regions
Project Officer (Eastern Partnership for PLATFORMA)
REHVA - Federation of European Heating & Air Conditioning Associations
Marketing and Knowledge Dissemination Officer
Together for Sustainability aisbl (TfS)
Manager
ESWET - European Suppliers of Waste to Energy Technology
ESWET Policy Officer (technical background)
KAUST (King Abdullah University of Science and Technology)
Senior Awards and Contracts Specialist
European Recycling Industries' Confederation (EuRIC)
Scientific Officer (Maternity Cover)
European Copper Institute
Regulatory Affairs Assistant