EU Industry Weeks 2022: Taxonomy regulation at regional level
11/02/2022 - 11:00

EU Industry Weeks 2022: Taxonomy regulation at regional level

As part of the EU Industry Weeks 2022, EU Delegation of the Government of Navarre is organising a workshop on good practices in the implementation of taxonomy regulation at regional level, building incentives for SMEs towards the circular economy. Different views, from DG GROW to regions, will be presented.

Please find the programme below and register here.

 

Programme - 11 February, 11:00-12:30 CET

11h00–11h05     Welcome and introduction. Mikel Irujo, Minister of Economic and Business Development,  Government of Navarra

11h05–11h20     A more sustainable industry in Europe through the transition to a greener and circular economy by SMEs. Alberto Valenzano, GROW.D2, European Commission

11h20–11h35     EU Taxonomy Regulation – mobilising sustainable finance for SMEs. Georg Raab, DG GROW.C.1 Access to Finance, European Commission

11h35–12h20     Good practices at regional level using the taxonomy regulation as a tool for the definition of incentives towards circularity:

  • The case of Navarre region in the implementation of taxonomy for accelerating the transition. Uxue Itoiz, Director General for industry, energy and strategic projects, Government of Navarra

  • NRW region - Germany. Jens Teubler, Wuppertal Institut

  • Insights coming from the Cross-regional cooperation experience of REPLACE (regional policy action for circular economy) project. Sara Bergamin, VELTHA

12h20–12h25     Q&A

12h25-12h30     Closing. Sergio Pérez García. General Director for Foreign Affairs, Government of Navarra

Moderator: Beatriz Irala. EU Delegation of the Government of Navarre