Fireside Chat

Navigating the Complex World of Supply Chain Sustainability:
Insights from an Expert

What's the role of critical raw materials?
How to close the Sustainability Skills Gap?
Can Circularity drive economic growth?

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Webinar – The Key Drivers and Challenges of a Circular Transformation

Friday, September 24th 2021

16:00-17:00, CEST (UTC +2)

Wherever you are...Online!

Join us for an exciting fireside chat hosted by Noah Schaul, Director Corporate Training at Inchainge. Our guest speaker is Elmer Rietveld, a renowned researcher at TNO. He is experienced in fields such as material science, supply chain management, and welfare economics. With expertise in critical raw materials and circular economy, he is uniquely positioned to offer valuable insights.

TNO is one of the largest independent research organizations in the Netherlands. Also known for its cutting-edge innovation in applied sciences and technology.

We'll be discussing the critical role of supply chain management in driving a more sustainable future. Don't miss this exciting opportunity. Join us online to learn from a leading expert in the field.


We'll dive into a range of thought-provoking topics, including:

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The role of critical raw materials in the transition to a circular economy.
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The potential for circular economy practices to drive economic growth and job creation.
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Sustainable Supply Chain Management: It's not just the right thing to do, It's good business.
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Is the funnel of career-ready talent for an increasingly complex and demanding job market drying up?

Join the conversation! Learn from one of the leading experts in critical raw materials and circular economy. Don't miss this exciting opportunity to expand your knowledge and network with industry professionals.

Stay updated on the latest developments in this rapidly evolving field.

Fireside chat with


Elmer Rietveld

Senior researcher at TNO: critical raw materials, circular economy, ESG and international trade

Elmer Rietveld is an internationally acknowledged researcher in the field of critical raw materials and circular economy. He possesses a diverse range of skills and knowledge spanning various fields. This includes material science, supply chain management, and welfare economics. Elmer is uniquely positioned to offer insights into the challenges and opportunities of this emerging field.

Learn more about Elmer

Noah Schaul

Director Corporate Training at Inchainge

Noah, Director Corporate Training at Inchainge, has a passion for all things related to circularity. Originally from Luxembourg, he began his studies and professional career in the Netherlands where he lived for 6 years.

Noah is a master trainer for Inchainge's circular business game, The Blue Connection, and a contributor to the textbook Mastering the Circular Economy. He is dedicated to developing applied circular learning programs. And inspiring companies to adopt circular practices in the Netherlands and beyond. He currently resides in Barcelona, Spain.

In this webinar, we will be presenting the results of The Circular Transformation Survey. This survey was created to catalyze circular solutions to support change makers to overcome their key challenges and to drive the transformation forward in a successful way.

The results of this survey will also form the foundation of a circular transformation program for companies that Inchainge is organizing in 2021: Circularity Hands-On. The aim of this open program is to move from talking to acting. You can join with a team as well by signing up here!

What do companies struggle with? Where does the greatest potential lie for them when it comes to the circular transformation?

Join this webinar where we reveal the results of The Circular Transformation Survey. You’ll be able to join the discussion, gain inspiration and exclusive insights on trends, including:

  • What are the biggest objectives and challenges when it comes to change-makers and their company’s transition to a more circular business model?
  • Are there any differences among industries, involvement, or stage of transition?
  • How can we develop highly applied and impactful circular learning programs for companies?

Our expert event moderators include Inchainge Partner, Egge Haak, and Business Development Manager, Noah Schaul, who will discuss the survey’s findings and their implications for the industry.

This webinar will be part of the World Circular Economy Forum 2021!


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