Circular Innovation Council is pleased to host its second Circular Procurement Summit in October 2021. As an official Side Event of the World Circular Economy Forum, the summit is a learning and application experience that offers stakeholders a series of tangible benefits and actions to implement circular economy concepts.
WCEF 2021 is being hosted by Canada for the first time ever focuses on the cross-cutting issues and topics that are central to economic recovery and the circular transition.
Power of Public Procurement: Government-Buying Co-operation to Accelerate the Circular Economy is a WCEF Accelerator Session hosted by Circular Innovation Council.
Virtual Series 2020
To facilitate circular outcomes, the Circular Innovation Council lead a virtual series of events in conjunction with the World Circular Economy Forum Online to offer learning opportunities and practical steps organizations can take to begin their journey. Topics of interest included: Introducing and reinforcing concepts, identify high potential product groups, setting ambition, stakeholder discovery, market engagement, and implementing circular procurement.
To advance the circular economy domestically, Recycling Council of Ontario hosted Canada’s first Circular Procurement Summit in June 2019. Global experts from around the world shared their insight and showcased examples and best practices that recognize the strength and value of purchasing power to change markets. In attendance were Canadian representatives from all levels of governments and their agencies, as well as suppliers and vendors who joined the conversation to share knowledge and resources, showcase best practices, and network.