• Environmental Technologies, Recycling and Zero Waste Expo
  • 27-29 May 2021
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Zero Waste Forum welcomes OBE holder professor, Paul Ekins

Organizing ENTECH to expand the global trade network of the environmental technologies, recycling, and zero waste industry, CNR Holding will initiate Zero Waste Forum for a cleaner world and Turkey. 
 
World-renowned academics and experts in their fields will take part in ENTECH Zero Waste Forum, taking place concurrently with the exhibition. Among those experts, Professor of Resources and Environmental Policy, Paul Ekins, one of the most eminent academics in the sustainable economy field, is still serving as a Director of Research at the School of Sustainable Resources and Energy at University College London.
 
 
Paul Ekins, holding an OBE (Order of the British Empire) for services to environmental policy in the UK New Year’s Honours List for 2015, is listed among the academics who have received UNEP’s Global 500 Award for Outstanding Environmental Achievement. 
Serving as a Director of the UK Energy Research Centre from 2004 to 2019, Paul Ekins was also a Member of the Royal Commission on Environmental Pollution between 2002-2008. He was a Member of the European Resource Efficiency Platform and Vice-Chair of the then European Environment Commissioner’s Expert Economists’ Group on resource efficiency from 2011 to 2014. Member of UNEP’s International Resource Panel (IRP), Mr. Ekins was commissioned by the G7 governments and served as the lead author of the IRP’s reports on resource efficiency presented in Japan and on mineral resource governance published this year.