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Fourth Annual Sustainability and Circular Economy Summit

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation hosted the Fourth Annual Sustainability and Circular Economy Summit May 9-10, 2018 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.

Orlando Region Recycling Optimization Workshop

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation, Resource Recycling Systems (RRS), the Orlando Regional Chamber of Commerce, and the City of Orlando are hosting a “think-tank style” workshop on Thursday, October 19. This invitation-only event will bring together business leaders, recycling planners, and key stakeholders in the City of Orlando and Orange County to collaborate around a sustainable system that positively impacts our recycling rate. 

October 3, 2017
Mississippi river stock photo

I recently interviewed PJ Marshall, co-founder and executive director of Restore the Earth Foundation, to discuss the importance of new models for measurement to quantify sustainability to help businesses better integrate people and the environment into core business decisions.