Commissioner Sinkevičius participates in G20 Environment and Climate Sustainability Ministerial Meeting

Commissioner for Environment, Oceans and FisheriesVirginijus Sinkevičius, is today in Chennai, India, to participate in the G20 Environment and Climate Sustainability Ministerial Meeting, in the run-up to the Leaders’ Summit in New Delhi on 9-10 September.

The Commissioner will notably discuss a sustainable and resilient blue economy, and a resource-efficient and circular economy, in the context of the European Green Deal. He will also address climate change mitigation and adaptation, biodiversity loss and deforestation. In the margins of the meeting, Commissioner Sinkevičius attended on Thursday the launch of the industry-led Resource Efficiency and Circular Economy Industry Coalition proposed by India, stressing the importance of businesses scaling up action to achieve the circular economy transition.