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IoD Young Directors' Forum (YDF) - Reimagining Yorkshire business using the circular economy

20 Apr 2021
IoD Yorkshire & North East Online, Online

Join us for this March YDF webinar: ‘Reimagining Yorkshire business using the circular economy'

The YDF, led by young directors, offers opportunities for peer-to-peer learning from like-minded people all at different stages of their career development, who can share best practice and experiences on the critical business issues that impact on you as individual or your company.

In this session, Chidubem Nwabufo, Circular Manager at West Yorkshire Combined Authority, will introduce the concept of the circular economy and its business benefits. Following this session, attendees will:   
Have an introductory understanding of the circular economy,
See how circular economy thinking is being applied by businesses, and
Understand the benefits for businesses and the implications for their careers. 

Key details

Date & time: 20 Apr 2021 16:00 - 17:30
Location: IoD Yorkshire & North East Online, Online
CPD Hours:

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Event manager:
Ms Helena Drake
Contact phone:
0113 539 8781
Contact email:


Chidubem Nwabufo 

Chidubem is currently Circular Economy Manager at West Yorkshire Combined Authority. She manages the REBiz circular economy programme, which supports businesses in the region with developing circular business models and integrating circular principles (designing out waste and keeping resources in use for longer) into their operations.

Previously, she was a Circular Economy and Sustainability Consultant at Ricardo Energy and Environment, where she supported businesses to develop innovative solutions to some of their most pressing sustainability and waste related challenges. Her work especially focused on the fashion industry. Beyond this, Chidubem is involved with creative projects (such as zine productions) and start-ups, having started Impact Fashion, a fashion technology project which works to reduce the amount of textile waste sent to UK landfills.



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