How can cities and regions support a more circular building sector?

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Gothenburg European Office, Småland Blekinge Halland South Sweden and Lille Métropole invite you to a breakfast webinar to discuss how cities and regions can support a more circular building sector.

When: 23 June 2021, from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. (CEST)

Where: Microsoft Teams

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The webinar will showcase examples of how cities and regions have promoted circularity in the building sector:

  • The City of Gothenburg will share its experience of public procurement as a tool for increased circularity of buildings and increased use of circular working methods.
  • The Regions of Kalmar County and Kronoberg have collaborated with private and public stakeholders in the building sector to unleash and develop innovative ideas for circular solutions.
  • As part of its circular economy strategy, Lille Métropole has collaborated with La Meta, an economic interest group of social housing companies dedicated to the re-construction of vulnerable districts.

Josefina Lindblom from the European Commission (Directorate-General for the Environment) will kick off the webinar with an update on the EU initiatives. There will also be a discussion on challenges and what still needs to be done at EU, regional and local level.