$1.3 trillion voice for sustainability

(SWITZERLAND) The World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) is stepping up its efforts to support the circular economy. At last week's World Economic Forum Annual Meeting in Davos, the WB...

Winter Games prioritises environment

Next month's PyeongChang Winter Olympics in South Korea plans to continue its support for sustainability long after the competition is finished. The inaugural PyeongChang Forum on the Earth and its Citizens ...

UN Environment signs circular deal

The United Nations Environment Programme (UN Environment) is stepping up its efforts to support the circular economy. It announced this week at the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting in Davos, that it will ...

Finns show circular spirit

Neste smashed its Christmas target to collect ham waste from 100,000 households in Finland and convert into renewable diesel by nearly 50%. The renewable fuel producer collected around '44,000 kg of ham fat' o...

Style and sustainability

(AMSTERDAM) The fashion world is working closely with the biotech industry to accelerate its circular economy ambitions. And the Fashion for Good (FFG) initiative, headquartered in Amsterdam, is connectin...

Circular economy winners announced

(SWITZERLAND) The winners of the Circulars were announced this week at the World Economic Forum (WEF) Annual Meeting in Davos. Supported by the WEF and the Forum of Young Global Leaders – in partnership w...

$1M for circular economy pioneers

(SWITZERLAND) The winners of the $1 million Circular Materials Challenge were revealed today at the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting in Davos. Led by the Ellen MacArthur Foundation, in partnership with...

Coca-Cola wants ‘World Without Waste’

Coca-Cola is joining the rapidly growing number of corporations committing to taking action on packaging. The company announced this month, that by 2030, it plans to 'collect and recycle the equivalent of 10...

Volvo race spreads plastics message

A sailing team competing in the Volvo Ocean Race is using its profile to raise awareness about the damage being caused by plastic waste. Innovators Magazine has featured the ‘Turn the Tide on Plastic’ sailin...

Good week for circular economy

It has been a good week for the circular economy. Europe launched a comprehensive new strategy on plastics. And corporates, including McDonald's and Danone made major commitments to go circular. Major UK ...