For those of us in the business and sustainability world, “circular economy” is becoming the trending topic.
On this tax day, the Chamber Foundation wants to recognize companies and their investment in health, environment, and financial wellbeing as a result of the recent tax reform.
Early last year, the waste management world was abuzz with news of furniture manufacturing giant Ikea’s acquisition of a 15 percent minority stake in the Dutch plastics recycling company Morssinkhof Rymoplast Group.
You know you have a good job when someone asks you, “You used to be a summer camp counselor, didn’t you?”
You may have already heard about the circular economy, perhaps as a part of your company’s sustainability strategy or just in passing. Chances are you’re still wondering what it actually is and what it has to do with you and your business.
Join the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation’s Fourth Annual Sustainability and Circular Economy Summit May 9—10 in Washington, D.C. Applying sustainability and circular economy principles can bring enormous business value—through both risk mitigation and new revenue opportunities. Forward-thinking business leaders recognize the potential of this approach, but often find it difficult to communicate these concepts and their value internally and externally to consumers and value chain partners.
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.