On September 24, 2021, China Association of Circular Economy held the 2021 China Circular Economy Development Forum in Beijing. At the General Debate of the 75th Session of The United Nations General Assembly on September 22, 2020, President Xi Jinping announced to the world that China strives to achieve a carbon peak before 2030 and achieve carbon neutrality before 2060. On the first anniversary of the carbon peak and neutrality goals, the China Association of Circular Economy hosted a forum with the theme of "Carbon Neutrality-Circular Economy in Action" to jointly discuss the key areas and implementation paths for circular economy to help carbon peak and carbon neutrality, and specific measures to give full play to the role of national-level industry associations as a bridge and a platform think tank.
The following leaders and experts attend the forum:
Xie Zhenhua, China's special envoy for climate change affairs, honorary Chairman of the National Expert Committee on Climate Change and former Vice Chairman of the National Development and Reform Commission; Li Shousheng, Secretary of the Party Committee and President of China Petroleum and Chemical Industry Federation (CPCIF); Liu Yanhua, Honorary Director of the National Expert Committee on Climate Change, former Vice Minister of Science and Technology; Du xiangwan, Advisor of the National Committee of Experts on Climate Change, former vice president and academician of the Chinese Academy of Engineering; Yin Ruiyu, Vice Minister of the former Ministry of Metallurgical Industry, academician of the Chinese Academy of Engineering; Jin Yong, Academician of the Chinese Academy of Engineering, Professor of Tsinghua University; Wang Yi, member of the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress, Deputy Director of the National Expert Committee on Climate Change and vice president of CAS Institutes of Science and Development;Zhao Penggao, Deputy director of the environment and Resources Department of the national development and Reform Commission;Fu Xiaofeng, Deputy director of the Department of social development and science and technology of the Ministry of science and technology; You Yong, Deputy director General of the Department of Energy Conservation and Comprehensive Utilization of the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology; Lu Xinming, Deputy director of the Department of climate change under the Ministry of ecological environment; Zhou Zhiqiang, Deputy director of the Department of Solid Waste and Chemicals, Ministry of Ecology and Environment.
Participants in this forum are the relevant departments of the State Council, the development and reform, industry and information, ecological environment and other departments of some regions, representatives of the park management committee, relevant industry associations, universities, research institutions, news media, member units and enterprises representative.The opening ceremony of the forum was presided over by Zhu Liyang, president of China Association of Circular Economy.