Luis Rochartre
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Luis Rochartre

Director, Forest Solutions Group, WBCSD

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GLOBE Advance: Advancing a Circular Economy in Canada: Tackling the Barriers Sector by Sector to Move the Dial

  • Circular Economy
The circular economy offers businesses the opportunity to realize a competitive advantage in a rapidly changing global and domestic market. The World Circular Economy Forum (WCEF) in Toronto (September-October 2020) is an unprecedented opportunity for Canadian businesses, policy-makers, investors, and other stakeholders to engage with circular economy experts and leaders across all industries and sectors from more than 60 countries.

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Facilitators
The Honourable Jonathan Wilkinson Minister of Environment and Climate Change, Government of Canada
Hilary Geller Assistant Deputy Minister, Environment and Climate Change, Government of Canada
Sarah Brooks Senior Associate, The Natural Step
Paul Shorthouse Senior Director, The Delphi Group
David Hughes President and Chief Executive Officer, The Natural Step Canada
David McGinty Global Director, Platform for Accelerating the Circular Economy (PACE)
Ernesto Hartikainen Project Director, Climate Solutions, Sitra
Luis Rochartre Director, Forest Solutions Group, WBCSD

The Bioeconomy: A Critical Foundation to Canada’s Low Carbon Transition

  • Circular Economy
  • Mobilizing Capital
Canada’s late to the dance with its Bioeconomy Strategy, released in the summer of 2019. Yet Canada’s enviable natural resource wealth positions us favourably to capitalize on value-added products and services, from biofuels, bio-based textiles, chemicals and bioplastics.

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Speakers
Luis Rochartre Director, Forest Solutions Group, WBCSD
Guido Wimmers Associate Professor, UNBC
Josef Pommerening Business Development Manager, Munich Re America
Blair Hogan President and Chief Executive Officer, Gunta Business
Sandy Marshall Executive Director, Bioindustrial Innovation Canada