The Economic Impact of the Circular Economy in the Great Lakes Region

Event Date: 
Thursday, January 30, 2020 - 11:00am to 12:00pm

This webinar marked the launch of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation's newest research on the economic impact of the circular economy, conducted with research partner Navigant - a Guidehouse Company. This report showcases the nearly $5 billion potential in economic savings and development when companies and communities embrace the circular economy throughout the Great Lakes region. On the webinar, participants heard from research contributors on how companies can benefit from circular economy engagement in the Great Lakes and beyond.

Featured speakers included:

  • Jerry Schwartz, Senior Director, Energy and Environmental Policy, American Forest & Paper Association
  • Jeff Zeman, Senior Manager, Sustainable Design Engineering, Kohler
  • Elijah Innes-Wimsatt, Managing Consultant, Sustainability, Navigant
View the webinar presentation here.