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  • Don’t be square: How to tell a successful, circular story that sticks

    Don’t be square: How to tell a successful, circular story that sticks How can companies effectively communicate circular initiatives without confusing or alienating customers and stakeholders? The circular economy is becoming a centerpiece of many corporate sustainability strategies. Yet companies often struggle to translate this into stories that inform and engage employees, customers, investors and other stakeholders. This poses a problem because if ...

    Posted at September 16, 2020 | By : | Categories : Green Biz,News | 0 Comment
  • Regenerative Business: From Theory to Practice

    Regenerative Business: From Theory to Practice How can diverse stakeholders move beyond designing out waste and keeping products in play, to regenerating local economies and natural systems? The promise of a circular economy includes so much more than just designing out waste and keeping molecules in play. The opportunity, and necessity, is to improve the health of every single system that we touch — from ...

    Posted at September 15, 2020 | By : | Categories : Green Biz,News | 0 Comment
  • An idea for solving the plastics crisis

    An idea for solving the plastics crisis Sara Kingman Tue, 09/15/2020 - 01:30 A major problem with behavior-change programs in the waste industry is that they rely on consumers being taught to feel the guilt of plastic in the ocean, and the harm to turtles and whales. They’ve tried to condition people to believe that if we buy so-called "zero ...

    Posted at September 15, 2020 | By : | Categories : Green Biz,News | 0 Comment
  • From Product to Practice: Circular Innovation from the Ground Up

    From Product to Practice: Circular Innovation from the Ground Up How can companies leverage one circular product initiative into an organization-wide, circular transformation? Rethinking your company’s strategy, business model and supply chain for a circular economy — all while continuing to fulfill current and evolving market and customer demands — can be a daunting task. Rather than tackling circularity at scale, some companies are finding ...

    Posted at September 15, 2020 | By : | Categories : Green Biz,News | 0 Comment
  • Policy for a Circular Economy: Part 2

    Policy for a Circular Economy: Part 2 How should diverse corporate stakeholders —such as brands and packaging producers — help shape the U.S. policy landscape around plastics, recycling and solid waste management? This two part policy session, organized in collaboration with the The Recycling Partnership, will focus on the role that brand and packaging producers can play in forging a stronger policy environment in the ...

    Posted at September 15, 2020 | By : | Categories : Green Biz,News | 0 Comment
  • Financing Circularity

    Financing Circularity What new strategies are enabling companies and sectors to finance circularity at scale? The circular economy offers significant value and new growth opportunities. In the plastic value chain alone, research shows that compared with business-as-usual, a circular economy has the potential to reduce the annual volume of plastics entering our oceans by 80 percent, reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 25 percent, generate savings ...

    Posted at September 15, 2020 | By : | Categories : Green Biz,News | 0 Comment
  • Policy for a Circular Economy: Part 1

    Policy for a Circular Economy: Part 1 How should diverse corporate stakeholders — such as brands and packaging producers — help shape the U.S. policy landscape around plastics, recycling and solid waste management? This two part policy session, organized in collaboration with the The Recycling Partnership, will focus on the role that brand and packaging producers can play in forging a stronger policy environment in ...

    Posted at September 15, 2020 | By : | Categories : Green Biz,News | 0 Comment
  • Shifting your Business Model: How to Rental

    Shifting your Business Model: How to Rental How can your company implement a rental business model? While the concept of renting is anything but new, recent years have seen an expansion of products traditionally bought and kept by consumers now available for rent. From formal wear to scooters to furniture, rental products promote access over ownership, providing consumers with an often easier and cheaper alternative ...

    Posted at September 15, 2020 | By : | Categories : Green Biz,News | 0 Comment
  • Scaling Circular Fashion in North America: Part 2

    Scaling Circular Fashion in North America: Part 2 What will it take to transition the fashion industry toward circularity at scale? The need for urgent action is clear: While the lifespan of individual garments dwindles, the environmental footprint of the apparel industry continues to grow. But where there’s inefficiency, there’s often opportunity. From renewable and recycled inputs to new business models such as repair, rental ...

    Posted at September 15, 2020 | By : | Categories : Green Biz,News | 0 Comment
  • How the climate crisis will crash the economy

    How the climate crisis will crash the economy Joel Makower Mon, 09/14/2020 - 02:11 The chickens are coming home to roost. Even before the western United States became a regional inferno, even before the Midwest U.S. became a summertime flood zone, even before an annual hurricane season so bad that the government is running out of names to attach to them, ...

    Posted at September 14, 2020 | By : | Categories : Green Biz,News | 0 Comment
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