Erik Orsenna joins the Board of Directors at Carbios

09-Sep-2013 - France

Carbios announced the appointment of Erik Orsenna to its Board of Directors. Erik Orsenna's experience as an economist, writer and essayist gives him the authority to express his views on the major economic and environmental challenges that we are now facing and make him an obvious choice to guide Carbios forwards.

Erik Orsenna shares Carbios's conviction that plastic waste should be a renewable raw material and wrote "Raw materials are gifts given to us by the Earth" in his book "Voyage aux pays du coton: Petit précis de mondialisation[Journey to the Lands of Cotton: A Brief Manual of Globalization]. This concept is perfectly in tune with the Carbios approach. Following his appointment, Erik Orsenna stated that "I am delighted to be joining Carbios - a company that develops innovative biological solutions to the ever more worrisome economic and environmental problem of plastic waste".

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