thursday 24th january 2019
Novamont together with the Ellen MacArthur Foundation at the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting
The World Economic Forum Annual Meeting, the only yearly gathering that brings together leaders of global society, is currently taking place in Davos Klosters, Switzerland.
From January 22nd to 25th, the heads and members of more than 100 governments, top executives of the 1,000 foremost global companies, leaders of international organizations and relevant non-governmental organizations, the most prominent cultural, societal and thought leaders, come together to define priorities and shape global, industry and regional agendas.
During the Forum, on January 24th, the Ellen MacArthur Foundation will launch the new report on "Cities and the Circular Economy for Food" with the aim to demonstrate how the urban systems of the future could transform cities from the main cause of environmental concerns to the key contributors of their resolution, giving rise to an important saving of resources, new economic activities and the development of new areas.
During the panel discussion moderated by Andrew Morlet, CEO of Ellen MacArthur Foundation, Catia Bastioli, CEO of Novamont, will illustrate how cities can play a fundamental role in the valorization of food waste, in closing of the nutrient cycle and promoting the use of biodegradable products to improve the quality of liquid and solid streams which return to soils and water.
Among the panelists there will also be Sean De Cleene, Head of the Food System Initiative, World Economic Forum, Jaap Strengers, Associate Partner of Systemiq, Pablo Barrera Lopez, Yara Executive Vice President Supply Chain and Tony Milikin, Chief Sustainability & Procurement Officer of AB InBev.