This OECD workshop established a multi-stakeholder dialogue with governments, inter-governmental organisations, the private sector and the civil society, to discuss the interlinkages between international trade and the circular economy, and to explore a mutually supportive trade and circular economy agenda. The workshop was organised by the OECD with financial support from the European Union, Norway and Switzerland.
Session 1: What is the circular economy and why does trade matter?
Session 2: What are the inpacts of a circular economy transition on global supply chains and trade?
- Marianne Kettunen (Institute of European Environmental Policy - IEEP)
- Laura Platchkov (Federal Office for the Environment - FOEN, Switzerland)
- Jorge Cantallopts (Chilean Commission for Copper - Cochilco)
Session 3: How should trade in waste, scrap and secondary materials be facilitated and controlled?
- Jane Korinek (OECD)
- Daoming Zhang (Interpol)
- Stephane Arditi (European Environmental Bureau - EEB)
- Keli Yu (China National Resources Recycling Association)
- Adina Adler (Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries - ISRI)
- Lisa Pearlman (Apple)
Session 4: How does trade relate to goods for refurbishment and remanufacturing, and second-hand products?
- John Disharoon (Caterpillar / American National Standard for Remanufacturing)
- Minna Aila (Konecranes)
- Ross Bartley (Bureau of International Recycling - BIR)
- Patrick Schroeder (Chatham House)
Session 5: What is the role of standards?
Session 6: What are the new and emerging opportunities for trade and circular economy?
- Eva Bartekova (OECD)
- Leanne Kemp (Everledger)
- Peter Wooders (Institute for Sustainable Development - IISD)
- Charlotte Cheynard (eBay)
Session 7: What is the role for international co-operation?
- Karsten Steinfatt (WTO)
- Carlos Martin-Novella (UNEP)
- Valentina Ferraro (WCO)
- Shardul Agrawala (OECD)
- Julia Nielson (OECD)
Working papers on trade and circular economy
OECD work on resource efficiency and circular economy
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