On Eastman’s mass balance protocol, transparency and keeping materials out of landfills

September 11, 2020 by  
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On Eastman’s mass balance protocol, transparency and keeping materials out of landfills Eastman wants to prove to the world that waste can be valuable. That’s according to Scott Ballard, vice president of specialty plastics at the company. “We believe the world has an urgent waste problem and like many others, we also believe a circular economy is the only reasonable solution,” Ballard said. “For that to happen, there’s a massive amount of change, innovation and collaboration that has to take place.” Heather Clancy, editorial director at GreenBiz, interviewed Scott Ballard, vice president of specialty plastics at Eastman, during Circularity 20, which took place on August 25-27, 2020. View archived videos from the conference here . Back in March, Joel Makower, GreenBiz executive editor, visited Eastman’s sprawling industrial site, covering roughly 900 acres in Kingsport, Tennessee. Read his story ‘Inside Eastman’s moonshot goal for endlessly circular plastics.’ Deonna Anderson Fri, 09/11/2020 – 16:41 Featured Off

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On Eastman’s mass balance protocol, transparency and keeping materials out of landfills

On Eastman’s mass balance protocol, transparency and keeping materials out of landfills

September 11, 2020 by  
Filed under Business, Eco, Green

On Eastman’s mass balance protocol, transparency and keeping materials out of landfills Eastman wants to prove to the world that waste can be valuable. That’s according to Scott Ballard, vice president of specialty plastics at the company. “We believe the world has an urgent waste problem and like many others, we also believe a circular economy is the only reasonable solution,” Ballard said. “For that to happen, there’s a massive amount of change, innovation and collaboration that has to take place.” Heather Clancy, editorial director at GreenBiz, interviewed Scott Ballard, vice president of specialty plastics at Eastman, during Circularity 20, which took place on August 25-27, 2020. View archived videos from the conference here . Back in March, Joel Makower, GreenBiz executive editor, visited Eastman’s sprawling industrial site, covering roughly 900 acres in Kingsport, Tennessee. Read his story ‘Inside Eastman’s moonshot goal for endlessly circular plastics.’ Deonna Anderson Fri, 09/11/2020 – 16:41 Featured Off

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The new normal: Can business focus on driving positive change?

February 4, 2020 by  
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Sponsored: If the pace of innovation and level of commitment to building a sustainable future are any indication of future trends, the 2020s will be the decade of circularity.

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Can big data hold the key to unlocking sustainable smallholder farms?

October 3, 2018 by  
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A cooperative network of data sets could spur innovation and drive resilience in the agricultural sector.

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VERGE Hawaii highlighted how ‘resilience’ is changing the narrative

October 3, 2018 by  
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Sponsored: Recent hurricanes highlight the importance of perseverance and collaboration in creating a more resilient Hawaii.

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Adam Bumpus, Senior Research Fellow, University of Melbourne, on innovation and blockchain

June 29, 2018 by  
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Adam Bumpus, Senior Research Fellow at the School of Geography at the University of Melbourne, talks his excitement about how accelerators can spur innovation and startups’ technologies, opening new sustainable business models. He also discusses how blockchain can aid the energy revolution.

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Tips for ensuring governments are truly switched on to the energy transition

March 27, 2018 by  
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Policy decisions today on issues of innovation and access will determine whether the system of the future can deliver.

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We can achieve an energy reset in Puerto Rico

October 19, 2017 by  
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Imagine a fully renewable, hurricane-proof electric grid would also cost less for operators and consumers. The innovation and tools already exist.

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Look out, banks: Sustainability funding gets creative

October 19, 2017 by  
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Emerging fintech options can back a range of risky business ventures, such as sustainable agriculture, local resilience projects or startups.

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How to solve the imbalance in ESG investing

February 16, 2017 by  
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Dimitri Sedov, the vice president of innovation and digital strategy at S&P Global said there is more demand for sustainable investments then there is a supply.

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