Almut Nagel (Europäische Kommission)
Almut Nagel is working in the European Commission, Directorate General for Communication Networks, Content and Technology, in the unit CNECT.F.1 “Digital Transformation - Coordination of Digital Strategy and Green ICT”. She is policy officer in the field of Green Digital Transformation and works among other things on the European Digital Product Passport as part of the proposed “eco-design for sustainable product regulation” and with businesses of the European Green Digital Coalition towards methodologies to measure the net environmental impact of ICT solutions.
Does social prosperity always have to be linked to resource consumption? Digitalisation holds the promise of being able to break such a link and lead to a genuine circular economy. At the same time, digitalisation itself eats up vast amounts of resources. Which economic models will lead us into the circular economy?