4 promising digital technologies for circular construction

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Catherine De Wolf, Professor, ETH Zurich To ensure there will be enough housing available for a growing population by 2060, recent studies suggest that we need to construct the equivalent of the building space of New York City […]

How to build a circular business model that works

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Josh Hinkel, Senior Partner, Bain & Company, Francisco Betti, Head of Shaping the Future of Advanced Manufacturing & Value Chains; ExCom Memb, World Economic Forum, Ian Cronin, Community Curator, Shaping the Future of Advanced Manufacturing and Value Chains, […]

Here’s what’s needed to build a circular economy

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Linda Lacina, Digital Editor, World Economic Forum To mitigate the worst impacts of climate change we’ll need to build a circular economy and rethink how we make and use things. Experts share what systems, business models and communities […]

Circular economy: Commission takes action against five Member States to improve waste management

This article is brought to you in association with the European Commission. Annual waste generation from all economic activities in the EU amounts to 2.5 billion tonnes, or 5 tonnes per capita a year, and each citizen produces on average nearly half a tonne of municipal waste. In its Circular Economy Action Plan, the Commission has […]

To build a resilient world, we must go circular. Here’s how to do it

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Naoko Ishii, Chief Executive Officer and Chairperson, Global Environment Facility & Frans van Houten, Chief Executive Officer, Royal Philips The best way to build resilience against future pandemics and the impact of climate change is to move to […]

Here’s how a circular economy could change the world by 2030

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Leanne Kemp, Chief Executive Officer, Everledger Let me share my vision of 2030. By then, we are living in a global circular economy that has become ‘intentionally transparent’. This open mindset has released a surge in trust throughout the […]

Closing the loop: Commission delivers on Circular Economy Action Plan

This article is brought to you in association with the European Commission. All 54 actions under the plan launched in 2015 have now been delivered or are being implemented. This will contribute to boost Europe’s competitiveness, modernise its economy and industry to create jobs, protect the environment and generate sustainable growth. The European Commission today published […]

These 11 companies are leading the way to a circular economy

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Alex Thornton, Senior Writer, Formative Content The circular economy is more than just a buzz phrase. With the global population predicted to approach 9 billion people by 2030, we are using more resources than the planet can provide. Our […]

4 key steps towards a circular economy

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Antonia Gawel, Head of Circular Economy Initiative, World Economic Forum Moving towards a more circular economy is a logical proposition. Use less natural resources, reduce pollution, tackle climate change, enhance consumer satisfaction, while also improving the bottom line. The […]