Evidence session on Growing a circular economy
08 May 2014
The Environmental Audit Committee will hold its second public evidence hearing on its Growing a Circular Economy inquiry at 2.15 pm on Tuesday 13 May 2014 in Committee Room 6, Palace of Westminster.
The Committee will hear from the following:
At c2.15 pm (Panel 1)
Professor Rob Holdway, Director, Giraffe Innovation Ltd
Dr Kate Goldsworthy, Textiles Futures Research Centre, University of the Arts, London
Sophie Thomas, Director, The Great Design – RSA project
At c2.50 pm (Panel 2)
Ramon Arratia, Sustainability Director, Interface Carpets
Matt Bulley, Managing Director, Caterpillar Remanufacturing
Mike Barry, Director of Sustainable Business, Marks and Spencer
The session will explore the role of design and innovation in contributing to more ‘circular’ products, and the opportunities, barriers and risks of ‘circular’ business models, and what Government can do to help businesses to shift to more sustainable ways of operating.
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