Swedish Minister Anna Hallberg and Russian Minister Denis Manturov meet to discuss Circular Economy and Innovation
The discussion will also feature leading Swedish and Russian companies with speakers including Elena Bodnarchuk, Deputy CEO – Chief Commercial Officer, Unigreen Energy, Jesper Brodin, CEO of Ingka Group, Christine Leveque, Cluster Leader Sustainability Europe & Central Asia, Tetra Pak, and Aleksei Sergeev, COO of the Wastepaper Processors League Association. The discussion will be moderated by Elin Bergman, COO, Vice President and spokesperson of the Swedish circular economy network Cradlenet.
The event is cohosted by the Stockholm School of Economics, the Russian Trade Representation in Sweden and Östkontoret. Against the backdrop of two new working groups being established at the meeting of the Steering Committee, both the topic for the panel discussion, and the Stockholm School of Economics as the venue where it is staged, make this event an excellent extension to the Steering Committee program in Stockholm.The Stockholm School of Economics (SSE) has a long history of cooperating with Russia in the areas of higher education and research with its SSE Russia branch in St Petersburg and the Stockholm Institute of Transition Economics’ (SITE),close connections to some of the top research institutions in Russia. Furthermore, SSE is the home of the research center MISUM that focuses on sustainable development and works closely with the leading academic institutions in this area in Sweden and around the world.