Jonathan Cocker will speak in a webinar hosted by the Inter-American Development Bank on Plastics & the Circular Economy Regulation in the Pacific Alliance in Times of COVID-19. Panelists include Denisa Mertiri, Green Earth Strategy (Canada); Mariana Herrero S, Galicia (Mexico); Guillermo Tejeiro Gutiérrez, Brigard Urrutia (Colombia); Francisco Tong, Rodrigo Elias & Medrano (Peru); Julio Recordon, Carey (Chile). Tune in on July 22, 2020 from 11:00 to 12:30 EST. https://zoom.us/J/96906380450
Jonathan Cocker will be presenting an upcoming paper at the Venice Symposium 2020 organized by the International Waste Working Group on sustainable food packaging in biogas production in partnership with members of the European Union’s Realizing the Transition to the Circular Economy (ReTraCe) program, including Amos Ncube, PhD Candidate at University of Naples ‘Parthenope’ Department of Science and Technology.
Baker McKenzie will be presenting an international webinar on Circular Economy – Expanding Product Life-Cycle Regulations and Impacts on International Businesses. Speakers will include: Jonathan Cocker (Toronto), Graham Stuart (London), Giovani Tomasoni (Sao Paulo), Scott Silverman (Beijing) Tune-in on Thursday, July 16 at 9 AM CT.
The exponential growth of both on and off-shore wind energy is truly an environmental good news story of the past 25 years. It is estimated that there is no less than 600 gigawatts of wind energy capacity currently installed worldwide and the European Commission, in their long-term de-carbonization strategy to 2050, estimates that wind alone could provide 50% of the EU’s electricity demand by 2050. But with as much as 6 million tons of…
Jonathan Cocker’s webinar on Helping Producers to Manage the Developing Global Agenda Around the Repairability of Electronics is now available here.
Jonathan Cocker will moderate a webinar hosted by the Inter-American Development Bank on Plastics Regulation & the Circular Economy in the Pacific Alliance COVID-19 times and beyond. Panelists include Denisa Mertiri, Green Earth Strategy (Canada); Mariana Herrero S, Galicia (Mexico); Guillermo Tejeiro Gutiérrez, Brigard Urrutia (Colombia); Francisco Tong, Rodrigo Elias & Medrano (Peru); Julio Recordon, Carey (Chile). Save the date: July 22, 2020 from 11:00 to 12:30 EST Stay tuned. Details on registration to follow.
The recently announced Large Employer Emergency Financing Facility (“LEEFF”) will require loan recipients to report on climate-change and sustainability-related risks and opportunities. This reporting will likely require companies to develop forward-looking plans to contribute to Canada meeting its net-zero by 2050 goal under the Paris Agreement. Key Takeaways Loan recipients will be required to publish an annual report consistent with the Recommendations of the Financial Stability Board’s Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures (“TCFD Recommendations”).Reporting…
Jonathan Cocker will be moderating a panel on International Developments in Single-Use Plastics Bans hosted by be Waste Wise on Wednesday, June 3, 2020 from 10:00 AM EST. Register Now
Jonathan Cocker was invited to be a panelist on Helping Producers to Manage the Developing Global Agenda Around the Repairability of Electronics moderated by Compliance & Risks on Wednesday, May 27, 2020 from 11:15 AM – 12:15 PM EST.
While all States and Territories across Australia except for New South Wales have now banned single-use lightweight plastic bags, moves towards the phase out of other single-use plastics are still at the public consultation stages. The Queensland Government is the latest to seek public submissions on a proposed ban on the supply of plastic straws, stirrers, plates, cutlery, coffee and other cups, and heavyweight plastic bags. It joins the South Australian, Western Australian and the…