On the 6th May, the roundtable entitled Clean Technologies for a Greener Europe was held at the Egmont Palace in Brussels. This session welcomed leading CEOs and policymakers including European Commission Vice President and EU Commissioner for Jobs, Growth, Investment, and Competitiveness, Jyrki Katainen; Cefic President, Daniele Ferrari; ABInBev Innovation and Technological Development Director Europe, David de Schutter; European Environmental Bureau Director for Global Policies and Sustainability, Patrizia Heidegger; Fuels Europe Vice President and Member of the Board, Philippe Ducom and Engie Electrabel Chief Information Officer, Marc-Grégoire Lallemand shared their thoughts on how to best use clean technologies to move towards greater sustainability whilst highlighting what else needs to be done. An important aspect reflected in this debate is the need to rethink product policies and eco-design standards.

Clean technologies can provide some solutions but structural change is required to be fully effective engaging citizens up to policymakers and governments whilst ensuring effective implementation.

Read the full briefing notes here