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Circular Procurement Virtual Series 2020 : Selling Change
Monday 16 November 2020 - 10:30am - Monday 16 November 2020 


A showcase of circular business models in action with examples of innovative products and services that deliver circularity, as well as an examination of how the current linear economic model of consumption – take-make-waste – and traditional procurement practices continue to be an ongoing barrier to deliver on our collective environmental, economic, and social objectives.

A candid conversation on:
  • What and how procurement is the most important tool to accelerating our transition to a circular economy.
  • How current market conditions and procurement requirements present barriers to support circular suppliers and vendors.
  • What are the top three changes needed to make the shift… and fast.

Other Topics of Interest:
  • Showcase of businesses and industries that have and continue to adapt circular business models in their products and/or services offerings.
  • Demonstration for public sector purchasers the ability and willingness of vendors and suppliers to respond to circular procurement requirements now… but why they need to take the lead.
  • Practical insight into how the traditional procurement process is a barrier to the vendor and supplier’s circular business models to be successful.
  • Advice and suggestions for circular procurement criteria to support scalability.
  • Connect the critical role that public and private procurement plays in delivering on the public sector’s broader public policy objectives and accelerating Canada’s circular economy and the need for collaboration.

Featured Speakers:
  • Dr. Greg Lavery, Founder and Managing Director, Rype Office.
  • Frances Edmonds, Head of Sustainable Impact, HP Canada.
  • Eric Pothion, Sr. Marketing Manager, New Products Introduction, Philips.

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