Alyssa Jade McDonald-Bärtl, social entrepreneur and board member of UnternehmensGrün was appointed as member of Coo240914_LYSS_CaroHoene-28rdination Group of the European Circular Economy Stakeholder Platform (CESP).

The European Circular Economy Stakeholder Platform will focus on three pillars: Policy dialogue (Pillar I), a coordination group bringing together circular economy-related stakeholders (networks, platform, universities, business organizations, Pillar 2) as well as a website as a virtual venue for dissemination of circular economy-related content (Pillar 3). Alyssa Jade McDonald-Bärtl: “We are delighted to be chosen to represent the voice and proof of SMEs in Europe through Ecopreneur.eu and show policy makers, large companies and community institutions how possible, and functional, the circular economy is.” The goals of the CESP are sharing of best practice of circular economy currently in place, pushing companies to be disruptors in the market, highlighting the best of circular economy measures in action and encouraging local authorities to boost circular goals. “This is a strong signal from Brussels about the future policy that will be impacting businesses across Europe, from eco-design, waste, water, and procurement which is clearly, turning greener and more sustainable”, states Juliane Reiber, CEO Ecopreneur.eu and Cooperation Manager of UnternehmensGrün.