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BSR Conference 2014 Speaker Video: Dame Ellen MacArthur, Founder, Ellen MacArthur Foundation

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Dame Ellen MacArthur, Founder of the Ellen MacArthur Foundation spoke at the BSR Conference 2014: Transparency and Transformation, which took place November 4-6 in New York, during a plenary session. Watch the full video now:

Going in Circles is a Good Thing

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In October 2014, Coca-Cola Enterprises teamed up with the Financial Times to host the Future for Sustainability Summit. The summit included a keynote on the importance of design in process and product development, by Laura Storm, Director of Sustainia. Here she draws attentions to some of the great examples of innovations from around the world helping to drive the circular economy.

These years, more and more companies are going in circles. And that is a good thing! Let me explain:

William McDonough Shares His Plans for the Next Industrial Revolution

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At NAEM's upcoming EHS Management Forum in Austin, renowned architect William McDonough will describe how his breakthrough design concepts can advance the development of a new, circular economy. We spoke to him this week to learn more about 'cradle to cradle' design and how these ideas can be incorporated into everyday business decisions. 

Guest Post - The End of Garbage

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In nature, nothing goes to waste. The excrement of one species (forgive me if you are reading over breakfast) becomes food for another.

Why can’t we design the industrial economy to be like nature?

Explore the Circular Economy this September

Join the Impact Equation September 8-10 in DC
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Moving Toward a Circular Economy

September 9, 2014, 9:45 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.

The circular economy aims to keep resources in use for as long as possible, extract maximum value of these resources while in use, and recover and regenerate materials and products at the end of each life cycle. In this session panelists will highlight the benefits of the circular economy, and the scalable technologies, innovations, and processes that companies are employing to achieve zero waste and beyond.

William McDonough to Share Roadmap for Sustainable Innovation at 2014 NAEM Forum

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July 21, 2014 /3BL Media / - Sustainability thought leader William McDonough will make the business case for the circular economy as the opening keynote speaker for NAEM’s 22nd annual EHS Management Forum on Oct. 22-24 in Austin.
 
A renowned pioneer in sustainable design, Mr. McDonough has incorporated the “cradle-to-cradle” concept into his architecture and consulting work for clients such as General Electric, Alcoa, The Coca-Cola Co., Dow Chemical Co. and The City of Chicago.
 

Citizens Oceans Advocacy from a Sustainability Perspective

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A global oceans advocacy effort may require individuals to form clusters of mutual interests separate from their business and professional affiliations, be they with non-profits, NGOs, governments or corporations.

Sustainability - Beyond Compliance

As keynoter Will Sarni prepares to address the Corporate Responsibility Summit, AIAG’s exclusive interview shows attendees what’s in store.
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By Carla Kalogeridis

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