On June26th, the FURN360 consortium organized the webinar – Circular Economy in the furniture sector: Future skills for a climate neutral industry, with the participation of 100 attendees.
In this webinar, industry representatives and circularity experts provided insights on the state of circularity in the furniture sector: Gabriella Kemendi, secretary general of EFIC – European Furniture Industries Confederation; Ilma Stankeviciute, learning designer at the Ellen MacArthur Foundation; and Juan Carlos Alonso, CENFIM circular economy expert in the SAWYER project, shared their views on the current state of circular economy in the furniture, the necessary skills for a successful implementation of circularity in the industry, and highlighted forecasted scenario for the furniture sector in 2030.
Finally, the results from the FURN360 project were presented with a focus on the FURN360 online training course, a key tool for furniture and related organizations to improve their knowledge on circularity.
- The furniture sector and circular economy 2.0, perspectives from the European furniture industry – Gabriella Kemendi, Secretary General, EFIC – European Furniture Industries Confederation
- New skills and competencies for a circular economy– Ilma Stankeviciute, Learning Designer, Ellen MacArthur Foundation
- Circular Economy in 2030: Forecasted Scenario for the Furniture Sector – Juan Carlos Alonso, CENFIM circular economy expert in the SAWYER project
- Educating the furniture sector on circularity skills: presentation of the Furn360 online course by consortium partners
The FURN360 team would like to thank guest speakers and attendees for their participation in this fruitful activity that we hope will support the necessary transition towards a circular furniture industry.