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  • Collaborating with the ocean is essential to addressing climate change and environmental justice

    Collaborating with the ocean is essential to addressing climate change and environmental justice "The potential for the “blue economy” — one that combines more thoughtful stewardship of the ocean’s resources and economic opportunity with a more pragmatic, respectful approach to protecting coastal ecosystems — is vast. But with more than $1.5 trillion in annual economic value linked to ocean-based activities, the time is right ...

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  • Biden-Harris: The work begins

    Biden-Harris: The work begins Joel Makower Sat, 11/07/2020 - 10:39 Whatever your political leanings, the election of Joe Biden as President of the United States increases the odds of bringing America back into the community of nations addressing the climate crisis. “Increases the odds” is the key phrase in the above sentence. There’s a lot of work to do, and not ...

    Posted at November 7, 2020 | By : | Categories : Green Biz,News | Comments Off on Biden-Harris: The work begins
  • 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 | Comments Off on Don’t be square: How to tell a successful, circular story that sticks
  • 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 | Comments Off on Regenerative Business: From Theory to Practice
  • 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 ...

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  • 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 ...

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  • 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 | Comments Off on Policy for a Circular Economy: Part 2
  • 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 ...

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  • 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 | Comments Off on Policy for a Circular Economy: Part 1
  • 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 ...

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