[Editor's Note: In partnership with Ecova, we are hosting a business-only delegation tour to Seattle on November 9-10 to explore cutting-edge solutions to eradicate waste using a circular economy model.
Recently, I had the opportunity to chat with Andrew Singer, Vice President, National Accounts, Constellation. Constellation works with companies to help them meet their sustainability goals, applying their expertise to help create a more sustainable world.
American companies understand that strengthening individuals, communities, and ecosystems around the globe is good for business.
Food security is an urgent, global challenge. While the reasons behind food insecurity are numerous, complex, and multi-faceted, the private sector can play a large part in providing necessary resources to help address the root problems
This roundtable, presented in partnership between the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation and Sealed Air, is part of the pre-conference programming for the Foundation's 2015 Corporate Citizenship Conference. The event is free to attend for those attending the conference and those who are not attending.
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Fast-forward 20 years in the United States. Landfills are becoming obsolete. Market-based incentives have been implemented at a large and harmonized scale. Companies no longer pay for trash collection; they get paid for their trash. Waste has intrinsic value as a resource.
The last 150 years of industrial evolution have been dominated by a one-way or linear model of production and consumption, in which goods are manufactured from raw materials, sold, used, and then discarded as waste.