TORONTO | JUNE 19 - 20, 2023
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Circular Economy Summit
Raise the profile of the circular economy and its opportunities to deliver on Canada's current climate change and biodiversity agendas.
Advance the circular economy innovation agenda, with a focus on industrial competitiveness and economic development opportunities for Canada as part of the net zero future.
Provide an opportunity for participants to interact and contribute to a forward-looking action and advocacy agenda.
Bring members and networks together across workstreams and industries through rich and interactive, workshop-style programming to advance action in policy, innovation, procurement, finance, trade, collaboration models, data, and information sharing.
GIVEN THE URGENCY OF ENVIRONMENTAL ISSUES AND CANADA'S NET-ZERO TARGETS, THE CE SUMMIT WILL AIM TO:
MINISTER OF ENVIRONMENT AND CLIMATE CHANGE
GOVERNMENT OF CANADA
The Honourable Steven Guilbeault was first elected as the Member of Parliament for Laurier-Sainte-Marie in 2019. He has previously served as Minister of Canadian Heritage. Minister Guilbeault is a prominent advocate in the fight against the climate crisis, and has been leading the charge from Laurier—Sainte-Marie for years.
PLATFORM FOR ACCELERATING CIRCULAR ECONOMY (PACE) (Netherlands)
Ramona leads a global public and private sector partnership at PACE to accelerate the circular economy, using very key leverage points in the global system such as the recapture of minerals for the energy transition or upcycling food loss and waste. Ramona spent the first half of her career leading large insight and innovation teams for multinationals like Unilever, Pepsico, and HSBC.
UNIVERSITY OF CAMBRIDGE INSTITUTE FOR SUSTAINABILITY LEADERSHIP (United Kingdom)
HEAD OF INNOVATION (2010-2018)
ELLEN MACARTHUR FOUNDATION
Ken Webster is a Visiting Professor at Cranfield University and a Visiting researcher at the Univ. of Auckland Business School.
From 2010-2018, Ken was Head of Innovation for the Ellen MacArthur Foundation where he helped shape current notions of a ‘circular economy’.
As President of BASF Canada, Mukherjee assumes responsibility for all of BASF’s businesses in Canada, overseeing the implementation of the company’s global strategies in the region. In this role, Mukherjee chairs BASF Canada Executive Committee and heads BASF Canada’s Leadership team. Moreover, she leads BASF Canada’s internal business support groups, including Market and Customer Development and Sustainability.
EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT & CHIEF SUSTAINABILITY OFFICER
Kathleen is responsible for programs that help Walmart create opportunity through jobs and sourcing; advance the sustainability of supply chains; foster diversity, equity and inclusion; and build inclusive and resilient communities. In 2018, Kathleen was recognized as one of the "The World's 50 Greatest Leaders" by Fortune – a title given to men and women in business, government, philanthropy and the arts across the globe for their work to transform the world and inspire others to do the same.
HEAD OF RESEARCH & DEVELOPMENT &
LEAD, GLOBAL CIRCULARITY GAP
CIRCLE ECONOMY (Netherlands)
Matthew has worked in the field of circular economy for over 10 years, advising businesses, cities, and national governments. He is in charge of setting Circle Economy’s research agenda and is leading the Circularity Gap Reporting initiative.
ASSOCIATE VICE PRESIDENT, ESG STRATEGY & INTEGRATION
CANADIAN TIRE CORPORATION
Lindsay Colley is a sustainability professional with over a decade of experience in developing and managing Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) strategies. She is currently the Associate Vice President, ESG Strategy & Integration at Canadian Tire, and is responsible for driving the implementation and integration of ESG across the Canadian Tire family of companies.
Clothing Swap 10:30am - 2:30pm
Economic Development & Circularity Meet-up
Welcome to Day 1: The Climate and Circular Economy Nexus
Showcasing Success Stories: Inspiring the Art of the Possible
Laying the Foundation: Definitions, Standards and Data Transparency for a Circular Economy
The Role of Standards to Advance Repairability in Canada
Scaling Innovation: Community-based & Living Lab Model Best Practices
Public Procurement: The Secret Weapon to a Low Carbon, Circular Economy
Circular Design Principles: From Concept to Practice
Ingredients for Success: Canada's Circular Economy Enablers
Reuse Innovation Showcase
Corporate / Investor Pitches & Matchmaking
Open Space Marketplace: Empowering Deeper Circularity Connections
Networking Breakfast Events
Welcome to Day 2: Scaling Momentum: Linking to the Global Agenda & Advancing an Action Plan for Canada
By the Numbers: Quantifying the Climate Benefits of the Circular Economy
Addressing the Infrastructure Gaps through Innovation Financing
Mainstreaming Circular Culture
Advancing Opportunities for Repair in Canada Foresight Workshop (INVITE ONLY)
Circular Materials & Metals: Energy Storage & EV Battery Value Chain Workshop
Government-to-Government Roundtable (INVITE ONLY)
Scaling Regional Collaboration: Seizing Circular Economy Opportunities Beyond Borders
Accelerating Innovation in Plastics & Packaging Workshop
Advancing Regenerative, Net Zero Agri-food Sector Workshop
Circular Buildings & Materials Workshop
Next Steps: Launching the Action Plan
TORONTO BOARD OF TRADE OFFICES
100 Queens Quay E, Suite 1600
The Toronto Region Board of Trade Event Space is located on the third floor of 100 Queens Quay E.