Seoul Climate & Energy Summit (CESS) 2020
Circular Economy for Green New Deal in
Novotel Ambassador Seoul Dongdaemun Hotel
The past 50 years features the global population to double, yet, the resource consumption tripled. The continuous increase of resource consumption has accelerated the depletion of the resources, thus calls for a circular economy as a mitigation measure.
The Korean government recently announced its New Deal project that aims to tackle the COVID-19 pandemic crisis and revitalize the domestic economy and with the Green New Deal as a part of this initiative. This is a sustainable growth strategy to consider climate and environment as essential components of the policies and to realize a just and inclusive transition.
Accordingly, companies need to re-examine their business models and establish new strategies in line with the Paris Agreement and the sustainable development goals.
In line with this, through CESS 2020, companies will seek new opportunities and share their success stories in the midst of the business paradigm transition.