How a start-up in India is pioneering a way to tackle the global e-waste problem

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Harry Kretchmer, Senior Writer, Formative Content Electronic waste is one of the world’s fastest-growing environmental challenges – and opportunities. Currently the world is only processing 20% of e-waste appropriately. Indian start-up, Karo Sambhav, is helping to tackle the […]

We generate 125,000 jumbo jets worth of e-waste every year. Here’s how we can tackle the problem

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Sean Fleming, Senior Writer, Formative Content We’re burying ourselves under a mountain of electronic and electrical waste (e-waste) and it’s putting the environment and the wellbeing of people under growing pressure. According to a new report launched at Davos […]

The world’s e-waste is a huge problem. It’s also a golden opportunity

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Guy Ryder, Director-General, International Labour Organization (ILO) & Houlin Zhao, Secretary-General, International Telecommunication Union (ITU) Humankind’s insatiable demand for electronic devices is creating the world’s fastest-growing waste stream. Some forms are growing exponentially. The United Nations calls it a […]