circular economy

William McDonough Shares His Plans for the Next Industrial Revolution


At NAEM's upcoming EHS Management Forum in Austin, renowned architect William McDonough will describe how his breakthrough design concepts can advance the development of a new, circular economy. We spoke to him this week to learn more about 'cradle to cradle' design and how these ideas can be incorporated into everyday business decisions. 

Guest Post - The End of Garbage


In nature, nothing goes to waste. The excrement of one species (forgive me if you are reading over breakfast) becomes food for another.

Why can’t we design the industrial economy to be like nature?

Explore the Circular Economy this September

Join the Impact Equation September 8-10 in DC

Moving Toward a Circular Economy

September 9, 2014, 9:45 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.

The circular economy aims to keep resources in use for as long as possible, extract maximum value of these resources while in use, and recover and regenerate materials and products at the end of each life cycle. In this session panelists will highlight the benefits of the circular economy, and the scalable technologies, innovations, and processes that companies are employing to achieve zero waste and beyond.

William McDonough to Share Roadmap for Sustainable Innovation at 2014 NAEM Forum

Press Release
July 21, 2014 /3BL Media / - Sustainability thought leader William McDonough will make the business case for the circular economy as the opening keynote speaker for NAEM’s 22nd annual EHS Management Forum on Oct. 22-24 in Austin.
A renowned pioneer in sustainable design, Mr. McDonough has incorporated the “cradle-to-cradle” concept into his architecture and consulting work for clients such as General Electric, Alcoa, The Coca-Cola Co., Dow Chemical Co. and The City of Chicago.

Citizens Oceans Advocacy from a Sustainability Perspective

Free to Express One's Own Views

A global oceans advocacy effort may require individuals to form clusters of mutual interests separate from their business and professional affiliations, be they with non-profits, NGOs, governments or corporations.

Sustainability - Beyond Compliance

As keynoter Will Sarni prepares to address the Corporate Responsibility Summit, AIAG’s exclusive interview shows attendees what’s in store.

By Carla Kalogeridis


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