When Groupon doubled-down on slashing its product waste and carbon emissions, the retail giant didn’t go it alone.
Today, approximately 54 percent of the global population lives in an urban area, and the United Nations expects that by 2050, urban dwellers will make up 66 percent of the population. With the global rise of urbanization, we are becoming increasingly disconnected from our food sources.
The World Economic Forum estimates a cumulative economic output loss of $47 trillion over the next two decades from noncommunicable diseases, like cancer, diabetes, and mental health.
Editor’s Note: Enerkem is a sponsor for the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation’s Business Delegation Tour: The Circular Economy in Action located in New York City.
In August 2016, Louisiana was devastated by catastrophic flooding. Greenbrier Elementary School in Baton Rouge was severely damaged and had to close for the entire school year.
For the past three years, the U.S.