Friday, 2 June 2017 - 1:55pm
Rory Lemmon
Your weekly blast of circular economy news is here! This week we take a look at the Waze car-share scheme in LA as well as a big launch from the British Standards Institute and more! The British Standards Institute (BSI) has announced its long-awaited standard BS8001, focused on implementing the... Read more
Friday, 2 June 2017 - 11:38am
Alexa Culver
The circular economy is a concept advanced, in particular, by the Ellen MacArthur Foundation , and Ken Webster in his recent book: The Circular Economy – a wealth of flows . It represents an economic system that moves away from the linear “take, make and dispose” model which has traditionally... Read more
Thursday, 1 June 2017 - 10:31am
Jennifer Gerholdt
The circular economy promises big opportunities for companies to drive growth, performance, and innovation. It represents a reward of $4.5 trillion in additional economic growth by 2030, according to research from Accenture . However, taking the vision of a circular economy in which everything is... Read more
Wednesday, 31 May 2017 - 4:45pm
Carlos Ohde
FickrCC: Elvis Pucar As grandes empresas brasileiras de manufatura seguem normas rígidas para segurança do trabalho, saúde ocupacional e meio ambiente. Além dos direitos previstos em legislação, muitas das
empresas de manufatura oferecem planos de carreira, capacitação e incentivos comuns em... Read more
Saturday, 27 May 2017 - 1:16am
Rory Lemmon
One of the world’s largest cosmetics firms, L’Oréal, has received accreditation for two of their products based on their manufacturing processes. The products, a shampoo and a conditioner, were awarded the Silver Standard Cradle to Cradle® accreditation, from MBDC, a company which was created to... Read more
Friday, 26 May 2017 - 12:26pm
Seb Egerton-Read
The weekend is almost upon us once again! In this edition of Circulate on Fridays, we’re catching up on the word from the circular economy after Thursday’s Financial Times event, ‘glimpsing’ the future of AI and much more! A 3D-printer capable of creating objects from steel, titanium and copper has... Read more
Thursday, 25 May 2017 - 4:08pm
Rory Lemmon
A 1920’s house in Cambridge, Massachusetts is currently being refitted in a way which could transform the building industry. The headquarters of the Harvard Center for Green Buildings and Cities has been equipped with a number of contemporary technologies, as part of an attempt to prove that... Read more
Friday, 19 May 2017 - 1:11pm
Joe Iles
Circulate on Fridays is back for another weekly roundup. If packaging isn’t your thing, skip to the end where we’ve snuck in a few other circular economy nuggets to diversify your diet. It’s been a big week for plastics, and more specifically the New Plastics Economy initiative from the Ellen... Read more
Thursday, 18 May 2017 - 3:19pm
Joe Iles
The Ellen MacArthur Foundation, together with the Prince of Wales’ International Sustainability Unit, is launching a $2 million Innovation Prize to change the way we make and use plastic so that it continues to provide value and is kept out of the ocean. The Prize is funded by Wendy Schmidt as part... Read more
Monday, 15 May 2017 - 12:59pm
Lena Gravis
From computer software and trading systems to urban infrastructure and kitchen appliances, processes that govern our daily life have become increasingly interconnected therefore increasingly complex. Millions upon millions of codes, algorithms, artificial intelligence sprawl throughout our everyday... Read more


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