AquaVIP was presented and took part in a discussion on Industry & Business – Rebooting the economy – sustainability, growth, and climate action delivered by bioeconomy during Global Bioeconomy Summit 2020, on the 18th of November.
The Global Bioeconomy Summit is a high-level, biennial international conference. It has become the leading event with a format to globally review and discuss emerging opportunities and challenges of bioeconomy and develop visions for future development of sustainable bioeconomy among key actors from governments, science and innovation, business and civil society. The Summit has been initiated by the Bioeconomy Council of the Federal German Government in 2015. The summit links bioeconomy policy closely to global sustainable development and climate agendas.
During the session: Industry & Business – Rebooting the economy – sustainability, growth, and climate action delivered by bioeconomy, Hanna Łądkowska from AquaVIP project gave a presentation and took part in a panel discussion, which tried to answer the following questions:
- What are best practices and examples for scalable and actionable bioeconomy solutions to make (local and national economies) more resilient and stimulate growth for the Covid-19 recovery?
- How to effectively adress conflicting sustainability objectives (environmental, social and economic trade-offs) in the development of a bioeconomy strategy?
- How can the bioeconomy contribute to deeply transformative climate action initiatives, such as the European Green Deal?