Harvard Circular Economy Symposium: Circular & Sustainability Literacy

Date: 

Thursday, October 28, 2021, 11:00am to 12:30pm

Location: 

Online

Join the Harvard Circular Economy Symposium for a panel discussion with industry leaders as they explore how education is the first stepping-stone for sustainability and consider the challenges faced when implementing successful learning journeys.

Join the Harvard Circular Economy Symposium for a panel discussion with industry leaders as they explore how education is the first stepping-stone for sustainability and consider the challenges faced when implementing successful learning journeys.

Keynote speaker: 

Marta H. Wisniewska: Lecturer at the Department of Architecture, Cornell University; Architect and Urban Planner.

Panelists:

Cédric Ringenbach: Founder and Chairman of the Association La Fresque du Climat, France; CEO of Blue Choice, a consulting company on climate strategy.

Mellie Pullman: Chair of Sustainable Supply Chain Management in the Department of Operations at University of Groningen, Netherlands; Emeritus Professor of Supply Chain Management at Portland State University, Oregon.

Roy Cheung: Global Head of Sustainability Solutions of the Engineering Plastics business entity of Covestro, China.

Dave Coleman: Managing Director of Cooler Projects CIC focusing on The Carbon Literacy Project, UK.

Moderator:

Sergio Jacinto: Founder, Sustainability Literacy, Netherlands 

Sustainability Literacy can be defined as:

The knowledge, skills and mindsets that allow individuals to become deeply committed to build a sustainable future and that help them to make informed and effective decisions to this end.

A Sustainability Literate Person:

  1. Understands the need for change to a sustainable way of doing things, individually and collectively
  2. Has sufficient knowledge and skills to decide to act in a way that favors sustainable development
  3. Is able to recognize and reward other people’s decisions and actions that favor sustainable development. 

Register in advance. Visit the event page for more information.

Contact jchinen@mde.harvard.edu