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The Green Way: growing sustainable supply chains - Ext. Part.

23 Jan 2024 09.00 CEST - 23 Jan 2024 17.00 CEST
All Committees

The Green Way: growing sustainable supply chains


In person

AmCham EU Offices

Avenue des Arts 56, 1000 Brussels


Tuesday, 23 January 2024

9.30 - 15.45 CET

The path to climate neutrality requires global commitment from the private and public sectors. These commitments are more important than ever, as recent events have shown that disruptions to supply chains impact not only to energy prices and innovation, but also the competitiveness of the EU. Join us on Tuesday, 23 January to learn about how digital innovation and the transatlantic relationship are among the tools that can help ensure a smooth green transition and shape Europe's business landscape.


9.30 - 9.45: Registration

9.45 - 10.00: Opening remarks

Susan Danger, CEO, AmCham EU

10.00 - 11.00: Revitalising sustainability: the importance of the Green Transatlantic Marketplace

Matthias Jorgensen, Head of Unit, USA and Canada, Directorate-General for Trade, European Commission  

Ann Mettler, Vice-President, Europe, Breakthrough Energy 

LeAnn Ridgeway, Chief Sustainability Officer, Collins Aerospace

Moderator: Hosuk Lee-Makiyama, Director, European Centre for International Political Economy

11.00 - 11.15: Coffee break

11.15 - 12.15: Powering green progress: digital solutions for sustainable growth?

Vincent Berutto, Head of Unit, Digitalisation, Competitiveness, Research and Innovation, Directorate-General for Energy, European Commission 

Miapetra Kumpula-Natri, MEP (S&D, FI) 

Jake Oster, Director, Energy and Environment Policy, Europe, Middle East and Africa, Amazon Web Services 

Maria Spyraki, MEP (EPP, EL)

Moderator: Daniel Michaels, Brussels Bureau Chief, The Wall Street Journal 


12.15 - 13.15: Networking lunch

13.15 - 14.15: Global cooperation on responsible supply chains and the green transition: a balancing act  

Allyson Anderson Book, Chief Sustainability Officer, Baker Hughes 

Peter Handley, Deputy Director-General and Chief Standardisation Officer, Energy Intensive Industries, Raw Materials, Hydrogen, Directorate-General for Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs, European Commission 

Przemek Kowalski, Senior Trade Policy Analyst, OECD

Maria-Antoinetta Simons, Deputy Chief, Cabinet of Tinne Van der Straeten 

Moderator: Ricardo Borges de Castro, Associate Director and Head, Europe in the World Programme, European Policy Center 


14.15 - 15.15: Financing the green transition

Norine Kennedy, Senior Vice-President, Policy and Global Strategy, United States Council for International Business 

David Henry Doyle, Vice-President, Head of Government Affairs and Public Policy, Europe, Middle East and Africa, S&P Global  


Martin Spolc, Head of Unit, Sustainable Finance, Directorate-General for Financial Stability, Financial Services and Capital Markets Union, European Commission 

Moderator: Heather Grabbe, Senior Fellow, Bruegel

15.15 - 15.45: Networking and showcasing the Green Way Campaign

Questions? Contact Anastasia Lajri • 32 (0) 2 300 74 50