In March 2020, under the auspices of the EU Green Deal, the European Commission published its new Circular Economy Action Plan (CEAP), which defines a set of policy and legislative initiatives aiming to make products, services and business models more sustainable. The CEAP also recognizes the role of new technologies as key enablers for improving production and consumption patterns. One of its headline initiatives is the Sustainable Product Initiative (SPI) which will revise the current EU legislation on Eco-design aims to make products placed on the EU market more sustainable.
This Forum Europe and HPE discussion will look at “product as a service” both in principle and in practice. How important will this be to the development of a circular economy, and what work is required across the ICT sector to make further progress?
16:00 – 16:10
EMEA Director, Corporate Affairs, HPE
Director General, DG Environment
VP and Chief Sustainability Officer
Sustainable Economy and Procurement
Associate Professor, Climate Design & Sustainability, Circular Built Environment and Critical Materials
Delft University of Technology
Senior Technologist, Sustainable Transformation
New Statesman Group
SVP and Managing Director
Deputy Director of Directorate C & Head of Unit, High Performance Computing and Quantum Technology
DG CNECT, European Commission
Head of HPE HPC/AI EMEA Research Lab
CSC - The Finnish IT Center for Science
Director of the HLRS
HPC Centre Stuttgart
Director, Corporate Affairs, EMEA
This event will take place using Forum Europe’s virtual solution. For more details on our virtual solution, please visit forum-europe.com.