circular economy

SC Johnson Announces Global Partnership with Ellen MacArthur Foundation

Company signs on as the 10th global partner to help advance a circular economy
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RACINE, Wis., January 22, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Today, SC Johnson and the Ellen MacArthur Foundation announce a global partnership reflective of their mutual passion and dedication to accelerating the transition to a circular economy. SC Johnson joins the Ellen MacArthur Foundation’s nine existing Global Partners including Intesa Sanpaolo, Danone, Google, H&M, Nike, Phillips, Renault, Solvay and Unilever in driving forward market leading circular economy initiatives at scale.

Sculpting a Future for E-Waste

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Teenage artist Zayd Menk believes that in a perfect world, there’d be no waste. The 18-year-old has witnessed firsthand the hazards disposed technology creates for poorer communities in his hometown of Harare, Zimbabwe. Motivated by his belief in a circular economy—one where used items are transformed into something new and useful rather than thrown away—he creates intricate art from found objects.

Circular Economy Webinar - Complimentary

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With increasing pressure on natural and man-made resources, innovative companies are taking a lifecycle assessment approach and tackling circularity from as early as product development, with the goal of reaping the reputational and commercial benefits.

The Circular Economy: Enabling Sustainability, for Business and Planet

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  • With a finite amount of resources available to us, it’s essential for both individuals and businesses to make a greater commitment to sustainability
  • By addressing the full product lifecycle, companies can help reach the ultimate goal of net-zero environmental impact

CSO Chris Wellise explores how looking at the entire product lifecycle can help businesses achieve a more sustainable future

We have just one Earth.

HPE Financial Services Announces Capabilities to Guide Customers Toward Circular Economy

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  • HPE Financial Services announced a new Circular Economy Report that provides IT and sustainability organizations with a tool to quantity and share the energy, material, and landfill savings achieved by returning retired or end-of-use assets to HPE, for processing through HPE Technology Renewal Centers
  • There is an opportunity and imperative to invest in technology that will allow businesses to operate and thrive in a resource-constrained world and find new ways to manage the explosive demand for data by using far less space, materials, and energy

HPE's Approach to the Circular Economy

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Designing out waste and maximizing the value of resources throughout the product lifecycle is key to our Circular Economy approach at HPE.

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The Circular Economy: HPE Upcycling for the Bottom Line

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This year, the amount of worldwide e-waste is expected to be about 50 million tons. The world’s growing demand to gather and compute enormous amounts of data will continue to consume energy and materials at unprecedented rates, so this amount is likely to rise. At HPE, it’s a business imperative to create a Circular Economy that eliminates waste – and saves IT departments money.

Circular Economy Helps IT Build Toward Sustainability

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By David Chernicoff, Contributing Writer

Applying the circular economy method is likely the right choice for your business—assuming you want to save money and help the planet. It involves developing IT consumption processes that reflect on corporate ethics and responsibility and enable a more sustainable business environment.

GreenBiz Group Announces Major New Conference on Circular Economy

Circularity 19 to focus on trillion-dollar markets for products and services that eliminate waste and utilize renewable resources
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OAKLAND, Calif., November 12, 2018 /3BL Media/ — GreenBiz Group today announced the launch of a new event, Circularity, a three-day conference focusing on how to seize and accelerate the growing opportunities in the circular economy. The premiere event, Circularity 19, will be held June 18-20, 2019, in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

Essity Commits to 100% Recyclability of Plastic Packaging by 2025

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October 31, 2018 /3BL Media/  - Essity has joined the Ellen MacArthur Foundation’s New Plastic Economy global commitment, “A line in the sand”. Essity is therefore committed to working toward 100% recyclability of the company’s packaging by 2025.

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