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Sixth Annual Sustainability and Circular Economy Summit

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation is proud to be collaborating with National Geographic Society for its sixth annual Sustainability and Circular Economy Summit, which will convene a diverse group of decision-makers from across sectors to address critical challenges within the circular economy transition, recycling and recovery optimization, and climate action. The program will take place on August 5-6 at National Geographic Society headquarters (1600 M Street NW) in Washington, D.C. 

The Economic Impact of the Circular Economy in the Great Lakes Region

This webinar marked the launch of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation's newest research on the economic impact of the circular economy, conducted with research partner Navigant - a Guidehouse Company. This report showcases the nearly $5 billion potential in economic savings and development when companies and communities embrace the circular economy throughout the Great Lakes region. On the webinar, participants heard from research contributors on how companies can benefit from circular economy engagement in the Great Lakes and beyond.

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October 10, 2019
PNC Tower

Hyper-efficient buildings, circular clothing and fashion, sustainable manufacturing, eliminating food waste, innovation in energy—the Pittsburgh business community painted a perfect picture of what a system-wide approach to sustainability and a circular economy look like in action.

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