Emily Landsburg on investing in infrastructure projects to help circular economy

August 4, 2019 by  
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Ultra Capital provides private equity to commercially proven but new technology used in small-scale infrastructure projects.

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Marketplace’s Molly Wood on how technology helps people survive climate change

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The senior tech reporter says the most effective storytelling on climate change is human-centered and solution-driven.

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REI’s Peter Whitcomb: Circularity is the foundation of new business development

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REI is venturing into the circular economy model through garage sales, online used gear platform and trade-in models.

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Erika Karp of Cornerstone Capital Group on fixing capitalism with ESG analysis

August 3, 2019 by  
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Impact investors need the right language to communicate the importance of environmental, social and governance factors.

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Kevin O’Donnell on General Mills’ commitment to regenerative agriculture

August 1, 2019 by  
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The food manufacturer commits to advancing regenerative agriculture on 1 million acres of farmland by 2030.

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EMF’s Ashima Sukhdev on building circular cities

July 31, 2019 by  
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Achieving circularity in the urban context needs governments to play a bigger role than just regulators.

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John Lanier: Rewriting Ray Anderson’s sustainability vision in the 21st century

July 31, 2019 by  
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The Ray C. Anderson Foundation encourages innovation in biomimicry to solve sustainability challenges in today’s businesses.

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Anna Vinogradova shares Walmart’s zero waste vision for its supply chain

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The retail giant is committed to helping suppliers and consumers better understand recycling and sustainable packaging.

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3M’s Gayle Schueller on circular materials and products

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Mathy Stanislaus, circular economy fellow at WRI

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Circular Economy Fellow at WRI, Mathy Stanislaus, is exploring, “what are the key levers, specifically policy levers, to accelerate the circular economy?” He’s found some key points: value retention processes (extending life and enabling second life of products) and creating and optimizing a secondary materials system (a market for using used materials in safe, healthy and effective manners). Doing so can reduce new resource extraction by 80 percent and GHG impacts by 80-90 percent. The incentives are high — and so prioritization is imperative.

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