The Scottish Government's recent update to the Climate Change Plan outlined a 'Positive Vision' for 2045, with a wholly circular economy based on responsible production and the principles of re-use, repair and recycle.

With consumption accounting for two thirds of Scotland's carbon footprint it must be addressed if we're to achieve our net-zero ambitions and tackle climate change.

Join Holyrood in June at this free conference to discuss the circular economy's crucial role in 'building back better' from the pandemic. 8% of Scotland's jobs already relate to the circular economy and we're in a strong position to build on this further.

Topics and speakers

  • Harnessing green finance to invest in a circular economy - David Ritchie, Scottish National Investment Bank
  • The effect of the pandemic on Scotland’s waste and resources sector, and embedding circular principles in our Green Recovery - Emily Gray, managing director, Ipsos Mori
  • Addressing future challenges through elevating new business models, investment in R&D and upskilling - Alison McRae, senior director, Glasgow Chamber of Commerce
  • The latest developments in moving towards a circular economy in Scotland - speakers from IKEA and Zero Waste Scotland

For more information and registration, click here.