Today, the earthís finite natural resources are being depleted, and the population growth and consumption demand are ever-increasing at an alarming rate. These factors have contributed to rapid environmental changes. And together with the COVID-19 pandemic crisis, people are forced to change lifestyle habits to survive, adding to environmental degradation and growing risk of resource scarcity.
SD Symposium 2020 “Circular Economy: Actions for Sustainable Future” is a collaborative platform that invites all sectorsอto find solutions for a sustainable future with the Circular Economy, a concept that lays an emphasis on resource maximization covering the entire process from planning, designing, manufacturing, consumption, waste management to recycling. The platform aims to promote a radical shift in production and consumption and create a collaboration of all players, which are businesses, government, communities, and everyone in the society, together with expanding the partnership to support implementation in all sectors. When achieved, it can help resolve issues regarding the economy, society, and environment and create a sustainable future for communities, society, countries, and ASEAN.