Circular expert practitioners seminar
Circularity and understanding the risk

11th and 18th February 2021 at 3pm CET

Description of the event

This event is dedicated to the most devoted CBA members who greatly contribute to the adoption of the sustainable development goals and to the transition to the circular economy.  Therefore, participation is limited to motivated expert professionals engaging with the sustainability strategies and the circular economy.

To attend the event, please apply above or click here. You will be admitted to the verification and conformation process.


 

Part I. Circular and linear risk in the banking portfolio – 11th February 2021

The first part of the seminar is dedicated to new trends in banking and risks in linear and circular business models. The session will conclude with an overview of available circularity assessment tools.

Assessment of circular and linear risks of the banking portfolio and implications on banks’ capital requirements

Slaven Mičkovič, PhD., Senior Risk Analyst, Nova KBM, and Jurij Giacomelli, MSc., Director, Gm & CBA, will present new trends in banking focusing on the financing of circular and sustainable businesses. The speech will be based on their article published in the Journal for Money and Banking, which can be accessed here (page 72).

Overview of circular assessment tools

Jana Fireoved, M.A.I.S., Programme Manager, Gm & CBA, will explain the aim of circularity assessment tools and provide an overview of existing tools indicating how they are used and where their respective strengths and weaknesses lie

 

Part II. Our new approach to circularity assessment –18th February 2021

In the second part the upgraded Circularity Assessment Score will be presented. In addition, challenges and responsibilities of banks and companies will be elaborated on. We will conclude the programme by welcoming new members to our CEP Club.

The upgraded Circularity Assessment Score and its opportunities – CAS 2.0

The CBA Team will present a new and upgraded Circularity Assessment Score (CAS). The upgraded CAS 2.0 now offers an even deeper understanding and managing of linear and circular risks. It can help entrepreneurs and managers to better analyse and justify circular business investment opportunities vis-à-vis banks and investors and identify appropriate forms of financing. Together we will go through the questionnaire and evaluate results from actual companies.

Challenges and required action from banks and companies

Christoph Püntmann, PhD., Managing Partner, HiBrook, will explain the implications of the linear – circular paradigm shift for banks and companies with regards to financing based on new risk criteria and the required action to facilitate the circular transition.

Circular business model transformation and its implications for organisational growth and leadership

Katja Hleb, Senior Partner, BE Solutions, will address the organisational aspects that play a role in the transformation process and beyond, shedding light on how leadership changes and what the transformation means for organisational growth.

New members of the Circular Expert Practitioners Club

We will end the two-part programme by welcoming new members to the Circular Expert Practitioners club. In order to become a member, participants must sign a statement of declaration, agreeing to make their best efforts to contribute to the attainment of the Sustainable Development Goals and to the transition to the circular economy.

Limited seats avaliable!

Sign up and join on 11th and 18th February 2021, from 3 p.m.  on Zoom.

Programme - Part 1, 11th February

15.00 Introductory speech
Jurij Giacomelli, CBA Founder
15.10 Assessment of circular and linear risks of the banking portfolio and implications on banks’ capital requirements
Slaven Mičković, Senior Risk Analyst, Nova KBM
Jurij Giacomelli, CBA
15.40 Q&A
15.50 Introduction to circular assessment tools
Jana Fireoved, CBA Programme Manager
16.05 One year of QuCAS: Statistics report
Sebastian Žužek, CBA Project Manager
16.15 Announcement on CAS 2.0
Jurij Giacomelli, CBA
16.30 End of programme

Programme - Part 2, 18th February

15.00 Welcome
Jurij Giacomelli, CBA
15.05 The upgraded Circularity Assessment Score and its opportunities – CAS 2.0
Jurij Giacomelli, CBA
15.30 Q&A
15.40 Challenges and required action from banks and companies
Christoph Püntmann, PhD., Managing Partner, HiBrook
15.55 Circular business model transformation and its implications for organisational growth and leadership
Katja Hleb, Senior Partner, BE Solutions
16.10 Q&A
16.20 Circular Expert Practitioners Club
Jurij Giacomelli, CBA
16.30 End of programme

Conference materials

(click on the name of the speaker to download the presentation)

Part 1

Jurij Giacomelli

Slaven Mičković

Jana Fireoved

Sebastian Žužek

Part 2:

Jurij Giacomelli

Christoph Püntmann

Katja Hleb

Recordings of the seminars

Partners

Dogodek je sofinanciran s strani Republike Slovenije in Evropske unije iz Evropskega socialnega sklada.
The event is co-financed by the Republic of Slovenia and the EU under European Social Fund (ESF).
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