Circular economy is a way to achieve sustainable consumption and production; a way to change our consumption behavior and to limit the impact on our planet; a way to make producers and consumers see the whole picture again.
Evelyne Terryn is full professor at the KU Leuven and teaches consumer law, commercial law and company law at the Kortrijk and Leuven campus and at UHasselt. She is a practicing lawyer at the Kortrijk bar (Roots advocaten). She is also sustainability coordinator within the Kulak management committee.
Evelyne studied law at the KU Leuven, at King’s College London and Oxford. She obtained her Ph.D. at the KU Leuven in 2005. She is co-director of the research institute CCM – Consumer Competition Market (law.kuleuven.be/ccm). Her research focuses on commercial law and (European) consumer law – with a specific interest in making consumer law more sustainable. She has published extensively in this field, i.a. on the right to repair, on ‘greening’ e-commerce, on servitization. She was involved in several studies on consumer law for the European institutions and for national governments. She was a visiting professor at i.a. the University of Amsterdam and the China EU School of Law (Beijing).