Imagining the Ecocivilisation: Communities

Start Date: 21. October 2020

We kindly invite you to join us at the second part of the Circular Business Academy webinar series of Ecocivilisation Talks, titled:

Communities in the Ecocivilisation, with the first part on Wednesday, 21st October and the second part on Wednesday, 4th November at 15.00 CET.

In the first part of the Communities session we will explore the concept of the Ecocivilisation with a focus on communities and societies as one of the most important factors of evolving our society to the next level. We will talk about what could be the right financial, legal and socio-cultural framework for the Ecocivilisation. How could the communities bring people together in the future and how could technology influence our relationships and the feeling of belonging? How can shifting values best be reflected in how money is distributed in society? These and many more questions will be discussed by our honourable speakers.

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Violeta Bulc, Curator of Ecocivilisation, former EU Commissioner for Transport, will open the debate with the initial presentation of the Ecocivilisation as the author of a comprehensive interpretation of this concept.

Ladeja Godina Košir, an internationally recognised Circular Economy Leader – finalist of The Circular Awards / WEF 2018 and featured as one of the #EUwomen4future. An entrepreneur with a background in the creative industries, today the driving force of the circular economy in Slovenia and Central-Eastern Europe – the Chair of CG of the European Circular Economy Stakeholder Platform (ECESP) in Brussels. Ladeja is regularly publishing on the CE and is a co-author of the “Roadmap towards the CE in Slovenia” as well as the contributor to the national CE roadmaps of Serbia, Montenegro and Chile.

Einar Kleppe Holthe, a true Ecocivilisation businessman from Norway. As a managing director he developed Stockfleths Coffee & Tea Specialtystores into an innovative and economically sustainable store chain, based on the ethical principle of direct trading. He is the founder of Norwegian Icons AS, an export company focused on design and creating sustainable market bridges from small scale Norwegian design production to the high-end global market. Furthermore, he has founded Natural State, a natural approach to urban value creation. Since 2011, Holthe has also been teaching about the concept of development and branding at the Emergence School of Leadership in Oslo.

The debate will take some 90 minutes followed by comments and reflections from your side and other participant’s inputs. The last 15 minutes will be dedicated to a Q&A session.

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