27th > 30th November 2018 LYON Eurexpo

28th international exhibition of environmental equipment
technologies and services

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TO VISIT Plenary area

This year, Pollutec create a new space for talking about cross-industry collaboration and challenges. It is designed to provide a new opportunity for high-level meetings and discussions with simultaneous French-English interpreting.

Programme and speakers announced as on 11/25/2016

Hall 4 – Aisle M – stand 264


Entreprises Environnement Award

Organised by the ministry and l'ADEME
De 11h00 à 13h00

This French competition provides recognition for outstanding company actions and projects in the field of the environment. There are 5 categories: eco-product, innovation, circular economy, sustainable development and biodiversity.

The winners will benefit from official recognition for their project from the ministry and ADEME and through various communication activities (video reporting, website, press pack…).

Ségolène Royal, the Minister of the Environment, Energy and the Sea, who is responsible for international climate relations, will present the winners with their awards at Pollutec.

New urbanization and the circular economy

Co-hosted by SUEZ and BOUYGUES
From 2pm to 4pm

This conference will provide some of the answers to the question: what solutions do companies involved in the development of cities have to offer?
Olivier Bouygues and Jean-Louis Chaussade, CEOs of Bouygues and Suez, offer their solutions.

♦ Olivier Bouygues, deputy CEO, BOUYGUES
♦ Jean-Louis Chaussade, CEO, SUEZ
♦ Patrick Oliva, Director of Future and Sustainable Development, MICHELIN
♦ Carlos Moreno, university professor and international expert on smart cities,...


Innovation showcase

In partnership with le Pexe
From 10am to 12pm

The Innovation Showcase is an international competition that highlights innovations in technology and services in the environment and cleantech sectors that are both outstanding and that have considerable market potential.

20 shortlisted start-ups and SMEs will make pitches to a jury of industry leaders and big names in the conference space on 30th November.

Jury members:
♦ Jacques Euler, Global Beauty Sustainability, PROCTER & GAMBLE

Ethical buying: decoding the new opportunities opened up by public sector orders

Organised by Les Eco-Maires
From 2pm to 4pm

The March 2016 reform is designed to integrate sustainable development as a strategic element in public sector orders, whether it be for the state or local authorities. According to the latest figures from the Observatoire Economique de l’Achat Public [Economic observatory of public sector purchasing], only 6.1% of public sector contracts include social clauses and 6.7% contain environment one. Six months after the reform came into force, a look at the available mechanisms will help to speed up this transition.

♦ Jean-christophe Louvet, Chairman of the Sustainable development Committee of the FNTP
♦ Emmanuelle Perron, executive committee member responsible for the legal team, MEDEF
♦ Isabelle Perru-Poupon, Director General of the federation of cleaning companies, FÉDÉRATION DES ENTREPRISES DE PROPRETÉ

Thursday DEC. 1st

What role should a regional agency play in promoting effective Biodiversity?

Organised by Les Eco-Maires
From 2pm to 4pm

The French Biodiversity Agency (AFB) will be officially launched on 1st January 2017. A key component of the law for the restoration of biodiversity, nature and the countryside, this agency must meet the challenges of preserving biodiversity and working in partnership with all the public and private sector organizations, associations and civil stakeholders concerned with this question.

♦ Cécile Hanier, Director ECO MAIRES
♦ Ferdy Louisy, Deputy Chairman of the national association of eco maires, Mayor of Goyave, President of the National Parks of France (PNF), ECO MAIRES
♦ Alain Neveü, Deputy Director General for Establishment at the French Biodiversity Agency, AGENCE FRANCAISE POUR LA BIODIVERSITE,...


How can cities innovate in order to introduce local circular economy ?

Organized with the support of the City of Lyons in partnership with the ICLEI
From 10am to 12pm

The conference will feature testimonials from cities, European countries and developing countries so as to shed light on their circular economy choices: what is a matter for local initiatives and what for an integrated urban strategy.

In the presence of:
♦ Gérard Collomb, Senator, Mayor of Lyons.

Programme available shortly