2018 Intl. Conf. on Circular Economy: Link and Loop. New Business Models for Circular Economy 循環經濟發展暨技術研發國際研討會
The ECCT's Low Carbon Initiative (LCI) was a co-organiser of the "2018 International Conference on the Circular Economy - Linking Innovations and Closing Loops" organised by the Industrial Development Bureau (IDB), under the Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA). The LCI acted in conjunction with the Taiwan Circular Economy Network and World Economic Forum Global Shapers Taipei Hub to support the event, held on 13 June at the National Taiwan University GIS Convention Center
At the event, welcoming remarks were given by Dr. Leu Jang-Hwa 呂正華, Director General of the IDB, Bodo Kretzschmar, LCI Steering Committee Member and Catherine Nettleton, Representative of the British Office Taipei. The remarks were followed by two sessions of presentations and panel discussions.
The event was aimed at sharing knowledge and promoting international collaboration between European, Taiwanese and American entities regarding the circular economy as well as creating partnerships for future project developments to tackle environmental challenges. Taiwan has made considerable progress in recycling over recent years, thus bringing government and leading enterprises into exploring circular economy models.
In his presentation, Alexander Mastrovito, Head of Sustainable Transport Solutions in Asia & Oceania for Scania, gave a presentation about ‘The Future of Mobility,' regarding waste and transportation. He explained how two very different industries could work together to create biofuel from waste to use for vehicles. He gave examples from Stockholm and Jakarta, where waste recycling has been used successfully for transportation.
To see the full report, please go to: https://www.ecct.com.tw/idb-circular-economy-conference/