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 problems on waste are becoming more severe, as can be observed in the increasing quantity of waste plastics and marine wastes. This emphasizes the need to shift to a circular economy that can foster eco-friendly production and consumption by extending product life cycles through reusing and recycling.
Preparing business model
for realizing Korea’s Green New Deal
South Korea’s Green New Deal advocates the shift from a linear to circular economy. Accordingly, companies need to re-examine their business models and establish new strategies in line with the Paris Agreement and the sustainable development goals.
related government ministries and affiliated organizations, research institutes,
universities, organizations and students interested in topics, etc.
Ministry of Economy and Finance, Ministry of Science and ICT, Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy, Ministry of Environment, Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport, Ministry of SMEs and Startups, Presidential Committee on the Fourth Industrial Revolution, National Council on Climate and Air Quality of Korea, Seoul Metropolitan Government, Korea Meteorological Administration
Date and Venue
· Date and Time : 25 June 2020 (Thursday), 14:00-18:00
· Venue : Novotel Ambassador Seoul Dongdaemun Hotel, Grand Ballroom (B1)