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Åsa Degerman

Åsa Degerman leads the circular innovation team at Essity & Tork developing innovative circular business models and bringing them to market. Currently launching Tork PaperCircle – an award-winning and unique service that recycles paper hand towels into new tissue products reducing carbon emissions with more than 40% and waste with 20%.

Åsa is a member of the expert reference group to the Swedish government’s delegation on Circular Economy, a delegate in the world’s leading circularity network CE100 at Ellen MacArthur Foundation, and a member of ICC Sweden´s working group on circular economy.

Åsa has extensive experience in circular economy. She has represented Essity at the 2019 CEPI-EU Parliament meeting on reducing the carbon footprint of the paper industries and at the European Recycling Paper Awards in 2017.

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Åsa Degerman
Reference group member of the Swedish Circular Economy Delegation, appointed by the Swedish government
Swedish Circular Economy Delegation



Wednesday, September 25, 2019, 17.00 - 17.45
CMS World Summit, Press Center, Hall 6.3