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The European Economic and Social Committee

For a few years now the EESC has actively advocated the need for a transition to a circular economy (CE), and has adopted a number of opinions and communications establishing a clear position:

In opinions concerning the circular economy adopted in December 2014 and April 2016, the EESC made the case for a European Circular Economy Stakeholder Platform, whose aim would be to facilitate civil society consultation, cooperation between national, regional and sectoral networks and the exchange of expertise, information and best practices.

The EESC and the Commission officially launched the Platform during the Circular Economy Stakeholder Conference of March 2017.


At EESC during the 2017 Conference - Stakeholders working together to give their initial input about the Platform and its objectives