Thursday, 25 Feb2021
The Benefits of a Circular Economy for Achieving Climate
Co-hosted by the EU Delegation and the Permanent Missions of the Kingdom of the Netherlands, Singapore, Kenya and Finland
25 February 2021, 9.00AM EST
We stand at the beginning of the Decade of Action to achieve the 2030 Agenda and the Sustainable Development Goals. The climate COP 26 in Glasgow is coming up, and governments have submitted or are in the process of preparing enhanced Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs) and Long-Term Strategies to reduce greenhouse gases and other emissions, protect lives and livelihoods and the world's resource base. Governments are designing COVID 19-recovery strategies and investment packages aiming at “building back better”. This provides a key opportunity for governments to provide support for more sustainable, resource efficient and resilient economic growth while creating job opportunities and reducing inequalities.