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Sustainable by Design: GM’s Global Design Center Turns Waste into Works of Art

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At General Motors, we see waste as simply a resource out of place, and we strive to keep materials in use for as long as possible.

That’s true at our industry-leading 142 landfill-free sites around the world, and it is a driving force behind our goal to become a zero-waste manufacturer.

It’s also a good source of inspiration at our Global Design Center in Warren, Michigan, where more than 100 clay vehicle models are built each year.

Looking Past Linear: Making Progress Towards Circular Economy Goals

Insights from The Silicon Valley Leadership Group's Energy and Sustainability Summit
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Discarded plastic bottles become parts of ink cartridges. Repair can be more sustainable than recycling. China bans the import of certain types of plastic waste. All these talking points were part of the Silicon Valley Leadership Group’s May 2018 Energy and Sustainability Summit in California.

Antea Group’s Pamela Gordon, who was a panel lead at the summit, blogs about discussions on the necessity of moving from a linear to a circular economy.

GreenMoney's Annual Videos Issue on ESG & CSR

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As the award-winning GreenMoney Journal ( http://GreenMoneyJournal.com ) wraps up its 25th Anniversary Year of publishing relevant news on sustainable business and impact investing, we bring you our 3rd Annual All-Videos Issue. We’ve selected films from innovative leaders in the interconnected worlds of Impact Investing, Corporate Responsibility and Environmental Sustainability. I hope you find them as engaging as we do.  - Cliff Feigenbaum, founder/publisher

Heathrow 2.0: Building a Strategy for Sustainability Leadership

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One year ago, Heathrow launched its plan for sustainable growth. Representing a step-change in approach, Heathrow 2.0 demonstrates leadership, both within the aviation sector and beyond, and goes further than merely reducing negative impacts to delivering real, positive change. 

Heathrow’s first update on progress made so far in meeting the goals set out in Heathrow 2.0 explores highlights and challenges face in implementing the plan.

Highlights include:

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Closing the Loop: The World's First Feature-length Documentary on the Circular Economy

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April 18, 2018 /3BL Media/ - “Unless we go to Circular it's game over for the planet; it's game over for society”. These are the opening words of the world’s first feature-length documentary film on the circular economy, called Closing the Loop, due for public release on Amazon Video on Earth Day, 22 April 2018. Going “circular” refers to the necessary change from our current take-make-waste linear economy to a borrow-use-return circular economy (sometimes also referred to as the zero-waste or cradle-to-cradle economy).

HFAB Spotlight: Medxcel (Ascension Health)

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HPRC starts a new blog series profiling members of our Healthcare Facility Advisory Board (HFAB). This blog is a profile of Lois Sechrist, Environmental Stewardship Manager at Medxcel.

Read about what Lois does, what Medxcel believes in, and what they aspire to in their recycling and sustainability initiatives.

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Announcing New Speakers for #USCCFcircular!

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Join business and sustainability leaders on May 9—10 in Washington, D.C. for the 2018 Sustainability and Circular Economy Summit, Translating Value to Ignite Action.

Some of the outstanding speakers you can expect to hear from include:

Final 2 Weeks for Early Bird Pricing!

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We're in the FINAL two weeks of Early Bird pricing to attend the 2018 Sustainability and Circular Economy Summit May 9—10 in Washington, D.C.! Register before March 30 to get the lowest rates.

Join the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation May 9—10 in Washington, D.C. for the fourth annual Sustainability and Circular Economy Summit, Translating Value to Ignite Action.

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