Tarkett will attend the World Economic Forum’s Annual Meeting in Davos, Switzerland, taking place Jan. 20-23.
This year, the core theme of the summit surrounds the ‘Fourth Industrial Revolution,' referring to the current transformation of production, distribution and consumption systems.
As a Partner Company, Tarkett contributes year-round to the World Economic Forum’s discussions through a dual membership:
- Tarkett is actively involved in the Global Challenge Initiative on ‘Environment and Natural Resource Security’. In addition, Tarkett contributes to Project MainStream, a multi-industry and CEO-led global initiative to accelerate innovation and help increase the scale of the Circular Economy model. This initiative is organized by the World Economic Forum and the Ellen MacArthur Foundation.
- Tarkett also contributes to the ‘Infrastructure and Urban Development’ initiative and takes part in the discussions at Davos on the ‘The Future of Construction’ project, which explores areas including advanced building materials, disruptive business models and cross industry collaboration.
Michel Giannuzzi, CEO of Tarkett, said, “We are proud to be involved in these important discussions, which will contribute to discovering the best ways to develop a vibrant and sustainable global economy in the short and long term, based on collaboration and innovation. I am convinced that, in these challenging times, it is vital for leaders from the private and public sectors to come together in order to explore initiatives for unlocking creativity and technological change and to support sustainable economic growth across the world”.
Moreover, Tarkett has been shortlisted as one of the finalists for the Circular Economy Multinational Award, organized by the World Economic Forum’s Young Global Leaders in collaboration with Accenture.
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