December, 11th 2019, organized by the French Chamber of Commerce in Japan under the patronage of the French Ambassador to Japan, the 2nd edition of the French Japanese Business Summit “Shaping the Future Together” celebrated the successful cooperation between France and Japan.
Through plenary sessions and workshops, Japanese and French government officials, business leaders, policymakers and academicians gave their insights on how to create new value in the face of generational and structural shifts, in order to foster cooperation and opportunities for mutual growth. In this context, Eric Lesueur, 2EI Veolia CEO was invited as a keynote speaker to talk about circular economy and how 2EI Veolia circular solutions can support a more sustainable transition within our economy. Waste to energy solutions such as organic waste recovery, plastics recycling, digital platforms to support construction waste management and even urban agriculture innovative solutions were key circular topics.
This French-Japanese summit aimed at promoting the strength and know-how of French and Japanese companies, reinforce cooperation, develop business and strategic contacts and prepare to overcome the foreseeable challenges in order to foster sustainable growth in competitive and evolving economies.