The European Union, under the Service for Foreign Policy Instruments and the Delegation of the European Union to Mexico, is happy to announce the launch of the new Low Carbon and Circular Economy Business Action (LCBA) in Mexico.
The initiative aims to develop a business platform to strengthen collaboration and commercial relations between Mexican companies and European small and medium-sized enterprises in the low-carbon and circular economy sectors. The launch will take place online through a webinar. During the webinar, the LCBA will explain how it will benefit Mexican enterprises and contribute to reducing industrial carbon emissions in line with the Paris Agreement on climate change. This webinar will be in Spanish.
The webinar will take place on 23 February at 10:30am CET.
The agenda is as follows:
10:30 - 11:30 Opening Session
Moderator: Arnoldo Matus Kramer, Liaison Officer, Low Carbon Business Action in Mexico
Keynote addresses by representatives of the European Commission, the Mexican government and the Consejo Coordinador Empresarial.
❖ Opening Message Mtra. Tatiana Clouthier Carrillo, Minister of Economy in Mexico (video)
❖ The Road Ahead: EU-Mexico Economic and Environmental Co-operation and how the Low Carbon Business Action to Mexico could support Mexico’s National Development Plan, Jean-Pierre Bou, Chargé D’affaires, Delegation of the European Union in Mexico
❖ Trade and Environment within the framework of the Modernized Free Trade Agreement between the European Union and Mexico, Luz María de la Mora Sánchez, Deputy Minister of Foreign Trade, Ministry of Economy
❖ Leading Industry Transformation: The role of the private sector in driving the transition to a sustainable economy, Odracir Barquera, Generar Director of Planning of the Consejo Coordinador Empresarial
Presentation of the Low Carbon and Circular Economy Business Action in Mexico
- Paola Bellabona, Programme Manager, Foreign Partnership Instruments, Delegation of the European Union in Mexico
Platform Pitch: Unlocking Business Opportunities through the Low Carbon Business Action in Mexico
- Carlos Mendoza, Programme Director in Mexico, Low Carbon Business Action in Mexico
Closing Remarks and Next Steps
BONUS SESSION 11:30 - 12:00
Demo: The Low Carbon Business Action Mexico Platform Carlos Mendoza, Programme Director in Mexico, Low Carbon Business Action in Mexico
Register for the webinar here.