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What is the contribution of The Netherlands?

As follow-up to the successful Convenorship for ad-hoc group Measuring Circularity (led by Hans Kröder), The Netherlands (NEN and the Dutch Mirror Committee) have decided to lead the New Work Item Proposal for ‘Measuring Circularity’.

Dutch Mirror Committee Circular Economy

The Netherlands and its Mirror Committee Circular Economy are facilitated by the ISO member body Royal NEN. Experts from the Dutch Mirror Committee have played a very active role in the international dialogues in 2019. Solange Blaszkowski (Philips), Lex Eschauzier (Constantis), Marc Balder (Royal NEN) and Hans Kröder participated in the first meeting in Paris (May 2019).

For ad-hoc group ‘Measuring Circularity’ Hans Kröder fulfilled the role of Convenor, after facilitating this topic at the first meeting in Paris (May 2019).

Taking leadership for ‘Measuring Circularity’

As follow-up to the successful Convenorship for ad-hoc group Measuring Circularity (led by Hans Kröder), The Netherlands (Royal NEN and the Dutch Mirror Committee) have decided to lead the New Work Item Proposal for ‘Measuring Circularity’.

When the 3 months voting period within ISO will have a positive result (this is known in May 2020), The Netherlands will chair/convene the development of this international standard for 36 months.

NEN will also take care of the Secretariat of this ISO Working Group. The role of Convenor and Secretariat will be fulfilled by Hans Kröder and Marc Balder (NEN).

Partnership with Indonesia?

A possible partnership of The Netherlands and Royal NEN with Indonesia and BSN is being investigated.