Webinar on Standards of Product Circularity Data Exchange among APEC Economies (Summary Report)

DSBP, in partnership with the China National Institute of Standardization, has been commissioned by the forum of Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) to organize a two-day hybrid webinar focused on standards for product circularity data exchange among APEC economies.

Held in December 2023, this event was preceded by an expert survey aimed at comprehensively understanding the current landscape of standardization and the circular economy. The event convened leading international experts in standardization and circular economy to discuss innovative solutions for sustainability and efficient data sharing processes, advancing global commerce towards a circular and environmentally conscious future.

The experts delivered keynote speeches, followed by lively panel discussions where participants actively engaged. These discussions led to the formulation of a comprehensive set of recommendations, detailed in this report.