Format: ≈ 1hour, including a 30-45min conversation followed by a 15-20min Q&A from the floor
For the second and third episode of the series Let’s Get Talking, we’ll be welcoming co-founder of the Trade Union KKPKP Lakshmi Narayan on 15 September @ 11am CET and EU Commissioner for Environment Virginijus Sinkevicius on 7 October @ 2pm CET, respectively.
08-06-2021 - 15:00
In this episode, Adam Minter will be joining us to explore the social dimension within the circular transition. The discussion will address, among others, different interpretations of what social value means, how it can be better reflected within the circular economy and how to best support it through policies and tools linked to the green transition.
Adam Minter is a columnist at Bloomberg Opinion and is the author of Secondhand: Travels in the New Global Garage Sale and Junkyard Planet: Travels in the Billion-Dollar Trash Trade, a critically-acclaimed bestselling insider’s account of the hidden world of globalised recycling. He regularly speaks to groups about the global waste and recycling trade including colleges, universities, trade groups, TEDx, and an invited lecture to the Royal Geographic Society in London. He has been cited, quoted, and interviewed on recycling and waste by a range of international media such as The New York Times, Vice, NPR, BBC, The Huffington Post, and CBC.