Closing session on Transforming Asia Pacific: Innovative Solutions, Circular Economy and Low Carbon Lifestyles

This session will bring together the key messages of the issue papers with the findings of the sessions to present a synthesis on Innovative Solutions, Circular Economy and Low Carbon Lifestyles for Asia and the Pacific.
Session Chair: Dirk Wagener, Resource Efficiency Coordinator, UN Environment

Outcomes of Session 1: “Rules of the game” Policy mechanisms for low carbon consumption
Hong Sin Kwek, Founder, CrowdFunding Asia, Singapore

Outcomes of Session 2: “Show me the money” Using financial mechanisms for low carbon consumption
Steven StoneChief, Resources and Markets Branch, Economy Division, UN Environment

Outcomes of Session 3: "Sectoral healing" Business action for cleaning up our consumption one sector at a time
Edwin Seah, Head of Sustainability and Communication, Food Industry Asia, Singapore

Outcomes of Session 4: "What the tech?" Disruptive Tech Innovations for low carbon consumption
Lewis Akenji, Sustainable Consumption and Production, Director, Institute for Global Environmental Strategies, Japan

Chair of Session 5: "Capturing hearts and minds of Asia" How culture, psychology and economics shape behavior
Divya DattDirector, Integrated Policy Analysis, The Energy and Resources Institute, India

Q and A with audience using Slido app to live upvote audience questions

Word of thanks, closing
Isabelle Louis, Deputy Regional Director, UN Environment Asia and the Pacific Office
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