Noviembre, 2021

23Nov16:0017:45Closing event - Exchange of experiences and concepts on the circular economy

Detalles del Evento

Join the final session of this exchange of experiences in low carbon circular economy in food and beverages between Colombia and Sweden!

This Tuesday, November 23, 2021, actors from Sweden and Colombia, belonging to the public sector, private sector, and academia, met to discuss opportunities and experiences in their respective countries regarding a food and beverage industry that promotes a low-carbon circular economy, highlighting the attributes of renewability, sustainable sourcing, and recycling♻️.

We invite you to join this live webcast to learn more about the importance of collaboration between countries and organizations to develop sustainable practices 🌱 and the consolidation of the food and beverage industry through innovation.

Time: 16:00 hrs. to 17:45 hrs. of Colombia.

Modality: Virtual session through the embassy’s social networks.

Language: Spanish

Access link: https://tinyurl.com/v5pth332

Agenda and participants:

16:00-16:10 Welcoming remarks:

  • Ambassador of the Kingdom of Sweden, the Honorable Mrs. Helena Storm.
  • Erik Alarik, Director of the Swedish Trade Office in Colombia

16:10-16:20 Presentation of the session and reflections on the previous two sessions

  • The moderator, Mr. Bart Van Hoof, Associate Professor, School of Management, Universidad de Los Andes.

16:20-16:50 Presentation of the conclusions document

  • Juan Sebastián Gutiérrez, Director of Productivity and Competitiveness of the Ministry of Commerce, Industry, and Tourism
  • Carlos Jairo Ramírez, Coordinator of the Productive Sectors Sustainability Group of the Ministry of Environment and Sustainable Development
  • Mónica Montes, Sustainability Manager Tetra Pak

16:50-17:20 Closing discussion

  • Juan Sebastián Gutiérrez, Director of Productivity and Competitiveness of the Ministry of Commerce, Industry, and Tourism
  • Camilo Fernández de Soto, President, Colombia Productiva
  • Francisco Cruz Prada, Vice Minister of Environmental Policies and Standardization of the Ministry of Environment and Sustainable Development
  • Camilo Montes, Director of the Food Industry Chamber of ANDI
  • Cassio Simoes, Managing Director of Tetra Pak Andina
  • Laura Reyes, Executive Director of Cempre
  • Brigitte Baptiste, Rector, Universidad EAN

17:20-17:35 Question and Answer Session

  • Moderator Bart Van Hoof
  • End of the event and next steps in the Sweden-Colombia collaboration
  • Erik Alarik, Director of the Swedish Trade Office in Colombia

We look forward to your participation!

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