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Event Date Tue Jun 15 EDT - Thu Jun 17 EDT (over 1 year ago)
Location Online
Region Americas

The circular economy is a bold vision for tomorrow — and today — empowering leaders across industries and communities to increase resilience, mitigate climate risk and unlock new business opportunities. Circularity 21, the largest online circular economy event, offers an engaging and informative program, expo and networking opportunities. Join the growing global community of thousands of visionaries and practitioners to learn, connect and accelerate the circular economy.


2021 Speaker

Nicholas Abbatiello
Senior Distinguished Engineer, Experience Design Group, Dell Technologies

Mayealie Adams
Director of Compliance, Political and Government Affairs, Philips

Halide Alagöz
Chief Product and Sustainability Officer, Ralph Lauren

Holli Alexander
Strategic Initiatives Manager, Sustainability, Eastman Chemical

Billy Almon

Deonna Anderson
Associate Editor, GreenBiz Group

Richardson Antoine
Impact Manager, First Mile

Kari Armbruster
Zero Hunger | Zero Waste Project Manager, Kroger

Alejandra Sánchez Ayala
Sustainability Leader, C&A

Sydney Badger
Co-Founder & CEO, Public Habit

Sheetal Bahirat
Founder & CEO, Hidden Gems Beverage Company

Anna Balez
Co-founder Executive, Lizee

Laura Balmond
Lead, Make Fashion Circular, Ellen MacArthur Foundation

George Bandy Jr.
Head of Worldwide Circular Economy, Amazon

Nicole Bassett
Co-Founder, The Renewal Workshop

Matthew Benjamin
Founder & CEO, Kapes

Boma Brown-West
Director – Consumer Health, Environmental Defense Fund

Bastian Buck
Chief of Standards, Global Reporting Initiative (GRI)

John Campbell
Vice President of Government Relations, Ball Corporation

Zora Chung
Cofounder and CFO, ReJoule

Heather Clancy
Editorial Director, GreenBiz Group

Paul Clark
GM Microsoft Cloud Supply Chain Sustainability, Microsoft

Adwoa Coleman
Country Manager - Ghana, Dow

Catherine Coleman Flowers
Founder & Director, Center for Rural Enterprise and Environmental Justice

Garry Cooper
CEO, Rheaply, Inc.

Ryan Cooper
Director Circular Economy Solutions, Organics Recycling Lead, Rubicon

Liz Corbin
Research Director, Metabolic

Olayinka Credle
Co-Founder & Co-CEO, Melanin Essentials

Bridget Croke
Managing Director, Closed Loop Partners

Helen Crowley
Head of Sustainable Sourcing & Nature Initiatives, Kering

Gwen Cunningham
Lead Circle Textiles Programme, Circle Economy

Maher Damak
CEO & Co-Founder, Infinite Cooling

Jesper Danielsson
Houdini Sportswear, Head of Design & Product

John Davies
VP, Senior Analyst, GreenBiz Group

Dylan de Thomas
VP of External Affairs, The Recycling Partnership

Sarah Dearman
VP of Circular Ventures, The Recycling Partnership

Deborah Drew
Social Impact Lead, Business Center, World Resources Institute

Allison Dring
CEO, Made of Air

Deborah Dull
Founder, The Circular Supply Chain Network

Natasha Dyer
Senior Recycling Program Coordinator, City of Atlanta - Mayor's Office of Resilience

Brendan Edgerton
Director of Circular Economy, World Business Council for Sustainable Development

Holly Elwood
Senior Advisor, Environmentally Preferable Purchasing Program, United States Environmental Protection Agency

Susannah Enkema
VP Research & Insights, Shelton Group

Nina Executive Director
Executive Director, & SPC

Peter Fadoul
Associate Manager, U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation

Dave Ford
Executive Director, Ocean Plastics Leadership Network

Natasha Franck
Founder & CEO, Eon

Claudia Freed
President & CEO, EALgreen

Hannah Friedman
Investment Associate, Closed Loop Partners

Nell Fry
Director Sustainability, Sodexo Inc.

Ric Fulop
Chairman, CEO and Co-Founder, Desktop Metal

Bob Gedert
President, National Recycling Coalition

Jim Giles
Carbon Analyst, GreenBiz Group

Eva Gladek
Founder & CEO, Metabolic

Jim Goddin
Technical Director Circular Economy, thinkstep-anz

Sarah Golden
Senior Energy Analyst & VERGE Energy Chair, GreenBiz Group

Nora Goldstein
Editor, BioCycle

Rachel Goldstein
North America Policy Director, Sustainable in a Generation Plan, Mars, Inc.

Esther Goodwin Brown
Lead of the Circular Jobs Initiative, Circle Economy

David Goubert
President & Chief Customer Officer, Neiman Marcus Group, Deputy Director, Plastic & Material Science
World Wildlife Fund

Michelle Graves
Director, Global Design Challenge and Launchpad, Biomimicry Institute

Jeff Greene
R&D Technical Director, Sustainable Packaging, Gillette

Alex Greenhalgh
Co-founder & CEO, Spintex Engineering

Michele Grossman
Director of Sustainability, Waste Management

Marisa Guber
Stakeholder Engagement Manager, Cradle to Cradle Products Innovation Institute

Soukeyna Gueye
Project Manager, Ellen MacArthur Foundation

Javier Guillot
Environmental Culture Team Lead, Mayor's Office of Bogotá

Dana Gunders
Executive Director, ReFED

Paul Hagen
Principal, Beveridge & Diamond P.C.

Dr. Natalie J. Hallinger
Director of Behavioral Science, Litterati

Anna Hammond
Founder, CEO, Matriark Foods

Sydney Harris
Senior Associate, Policy and Programs, Product Stewardship Institute

Alesha Hartley
Certification Manager, Upcycled Food Association

Alice Hartley
Director, Product Sustainability, Gap Inc.

Arjan Hassing
Circular Economy, Innovation Strategy & Partnerships, City of Amsterdam - CTO Innovation Office

Jarkko Havas
Lead of Data and Metrics, Ellen MacArthur Foundation

Margaret Henry
Director, Sustainable Agriculture, PepsiCo

Rob Herb
Vice President, Global Asset Manager, Healthcare & Clean Technology, DLL

John Hocevar
Oceans Campaign Director, Greenpeace USA

John Holm
Vice President, Strategic Initiatives, PYXERA Global

Katherine Huded
Director of Circular Ventures, The Recycling Partnership

Del Hudson
VP, Marketing Communications, Higg

Simon Isaksson
Co-founder and CEO, Aquammodate

Ellen Jackowski
Chief Sustainability and Social Impact Officer, HP

Lisa Jackson
Vice President, Environment, Policy & Social Initiatives, Apple

Amy Kang
Sr. Director Platform Product Management, CaaStle

Ilektra Kouloumpi
Senior Strategist - Thriving Cities, Circle Economy

Alex Kremer
Head of Worn Wear, Patagonia

Christopher Krohn
Director, IDEO

Dan Kurzrock
Co-Founder and Chief Grain Officer, ReGrained

Dan Leif
Managing Editor, Resource Recycling Inc.

Annette Lendal
Project Manager, New Plastics Economy, Ellen MacArthur Foundation

Francesca Lilley
Global Head of Sustainability and Brand Strategy, COS

Jessica Long
Managing Director and Chief Strategy Officer, Closed Loop Partners

Renay Loper
Vice President, Program Innovation, Pyxera Global

Vivien Luk
Executive Director, Work

Paula Luu
Director, Center for the Circular Economy, Closed Loop Partners

Joe Macleod
Head of Endineering, Founder

Joel Makower
Chairman & Executive Editor, GreenBiz Group

Ellen Martin
Chief Impact Officer, Circulate Capital

Irene Martinetti
Manager, Circular Economy, WBCSD

Cecily Martinez-Caloca
Customer Support Coordinator, GreenBiz Group

John Mascari
Co-Founder & COO, Blueland

Pete May
President & Co-Founder, GreenBiz Group

William McDonough
Chief Executive, McDonough Innovation

Thomas McKay
Senior Program Manager - Circular Economy Solutions, BASF

Cher Mereweather
President & CEO, Provision Coalition

Adam Minter
Columnist, Bloomberg

Jorge Montezuma
Director of Engineering, Atlas Organics Inc.

JaNay Queen Nazaire
Chief Strategy Officer, Living Cities

Issac Nichelson
CEO & Co-Founder, Circular Systems SPC

Suz Okie
Circular Economy Associate Analyst, GreenBiz Group

Seth Olson
Strategic Partnerships Manager, Resonance

Nirav Patel
Founder, Framework

Lauren Phipps
Director & Senior Analyst, Circular Economy, GreenBiz Group

Luana Pinheiro
Sustainability Transformation Manager - Americas, Tetra Pak

Cynthia Power
Director, EILEEN FISHER Renew

Taylor Price
Manager, Global Sustainability, Aptargroup Inc.

Shana Rappaport
Vice President & Executive Director, VERGE, GreenBiz Group

Jeannie Renne-Malone
Vice President, Global Sustainability, VF Corporation

Jay Reno
Founder & CEO, Feather

Sophie Rifkin
Director, Corporate Research and Engagement, NYU Stern Center for Sustainable Business

Ian Rosenberger
Founder + CEO, Thread

Jodie Roussell
Senior Public Affairs Manager, Packaging & Envrionment, Nestlé

Ehab Sayed
Founder & Director of Innovation, Biohm

Anne Schauer-Gimenez
VP of Customer Engagement, Mango Materials

Jean-Michel Scheuren
CEO, Novobiom

Katie Schindall
Director, Circular Economy, Cisco

Theanne Schiros
Ph.D., Co-Founder, CSO, Werewool

Brian Schmatz
Business Development Manager, trinamix North America

Charlie Schwarze
Director of Sustainable Packaging, Keurig Dr. Pepper

Janis Searles Jones
CEO, Ocean Conservancy

Vic Shao

Allison Shapiro
Executive Director, Closed Loop Partners

Dorothy Shaver
Global Marketing Food Sustainability Lead, Unilever

Sebastian Shaw
Director of Strategic Development, Adobe

Bryan Sheehan
Managing Director, North America, Edge Environment

Suzanne Shelton
President & CEO, Shelton Group

Erin Simon
Head, Plastic Waste and Business, World Wildlife Fund

Ingrid Sinclair
Global President, Sims Lifecycle Services

Cory Skuldt
Director, Corporate Citizenship

Hélène Smits
Chief Sustainability Officer, Recover

Lee Spivak
Managing Principal, Sustainability Services, Waste Management

Adele Stafford
VP, Client Services, Higg

Jessica Stago
Change Labs Director of Business Incubation, Grand Canyon Trust

Mathy Stanislaus
Secretariat, Director Public Policy & Engagement, Global Battery Alliance

Tom Szaky
Founder & CEO, TerraCycle

Joseph Tabet
Vice President, Circular Economy, Flex

Harald Tepper
Senior Director, Sustainability Develop. & Program Lead, Circular Economy, Philips

Emily Tipaldo
Executive Director, U.S. Plastics Pact

Ned Tomasevic
CEO, Reusability

Sherrie Totoki
Director of Startup Programs, GreenBiz Group

Michelle Tulac
Programs Manager - North America, Ellen MacArthur Foundation

David Tulauskas
VP, Chief Sustainability Officer, BlueTriton Brands

Mazi Ukonu
CEO, RecyclePoints

Carmen Valache-Altinel
Project and Communications Manager, Ellen MacArthur Foundation

Laura Vicaria
Corporate Social Responsibility Manager & Digital Solutions, MUD Jeans

Jessica Vieira
Director of Sustainability, Apeel Sciences

Sinclair Vincent
Director of Sustainable Development Programs and Markets, Verra

Benjamin Von Wong

Alex Waite
Co-Founder and CIO, Shameless Pets

Imari Walker
Environmental Engineering PhD Candidate, Duke University

Ke Wang
Knowledge Lead, PACE

Allison Ward
Regulatory Engineer, Sustainable Materials, Dell

Mike Werner
Lead for Circular Economy, Google

Kyle Wiens
CEO, iFixit

Sara Wingstrand
Programme Manager, New Plastics Economy, Ellen MacArthur Foundation

Julie Zaniewski
NA Sustainability Director, Dow

Michelle Zhu
CEO & Co-Founder, Huue

Sponsors & Partners

2021 Sponsors and Partners

• Amazon

• Dow
• Eastman
• Keurig Dr Pepper
• Nestlé Waters North America
• Tetra Pak
• Waste Management

• Adobe
• Ball Corporation
• Edge
• Flex
• Gillette
• Higg
• HP Inc.
• P&G Family Care
• Ray C. Anderson Foundation
• Reusability
• Rubicon
• Target
• WestRock

• Andersen Corporation
• FP Corporation
• Natural Capital Partners
• One Tree Planted
• Rheaply

• Ellen MacArthur Foundation

• 3BL Media
• Biomimicry Institute
• Arizona State University
• Sustainable Purchasing Leadership Council
• Elemental Excelerator
• Pyxera Global
• U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation
• Ocean Conservancy
• Sustainable Packaging Coalition (SPC)
• Reloop
• The Sustainability Consortium
• Global Reporting Initiative (GRI)
• Closed Loop Partners
• The Recycling Partnership
• Retail Industry Leaders Association (RILA)
• US Plastics Pact
• Textile Exchange
• Fashion for Good
• Techstars Sustainability Accelerator in partnership with The Nature Conservancy
• Cradle to Cradle Products Innovation Institute
• Ocean Plastics Leadership Network
• World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD)

• Natural Capital Partner
• One Tree Planted
• rePurpose Global
• Waste Management
• Bonneville Environmental Information