Join us at the "Resilient and Sustainable Future for All: Promoting Circular Economy through Responsible Consumption and Production" hybrid symposium on May 17, 2023, from 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM at 3/F Aboitiz Tech Room, AIM Campus, Makati City and via Zoom.

The event is organized by the Philippine APEC Study Center Network (PASCN)-Philippine Institute for Development Studies (PIDS) in partnership with the Asian Institute of Management (AIM) Rizalino S. Navarro Policy Center for Competitiveness, and with the support of Konrad Adenauer Stiftung Philippines.

The two-panel symposium will present the concept of Circular Economy in the Philippines and APEC Region. It will discuss related concepts such as Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) and sustainable consumption and present case studies both from the production and consumption side. The panels feature key players from the APEC Secretariat, government, private sector, and academe.

Register at to attend the symposium. Kindly indicate your attendance preference (onsite or online). Participants may register until May 12 for onsite/in-person attendance and May 15 for online participation. Due to limited slots available at the venue, the event organizers will manually approve the registration and inform participants who may attend onsite. The rest may attend online via Zoom or Facebook Live at the PIDS and SERP-P Facebook pages.


Presentation of Atty. Ivy Joyce de Pedro, Legal Officer, Department of Environment and Natural Resources

Presentation of Michael Anthony Santos, Project Manager, WWF-Philippines

Presentation of Atty. Gregorio Bueta, Adjunct Faculty, Ateneo De Manila University School of Law

Presentation of Carlos Kuriyama, Director, APEC Secretariat-Policy Support Unit

Presentation of Lea Guerrero, Philippines Country Director, Greenpeace Southeast Asia

Presentation of Dr. Ma. Theresa Talavera, Associate Dean, UP Los Banos College of Human Ecology

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