14 Sessions to Make the Circular Economy Work for You

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14 Sessions to Make the Circular Economy Work for You

Want to learn how to make the circular economy work for your business? Register today for deep dive working sessions at "Better Business, Better World" on May 16-17! Space is filling up quickly; register now to reserve your spot.

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Tuesday, April 12, 2016 - 1:30pm

Hosted in partnership with The Ellen MacArthur Foundation and PYXERA Global, Better Business, Better World: Mainstreaming the Circular Economy will convene more than 300 private and public sector leaders to identify practical and scalable ideas and solutions for putting the circular economy in motion.

The event will give attendees the opportunity to take deep dives into new innovations and best practices that can unlock the value of the circular economy for your business.

Featured Deep Dive Sessions:

Working Sessions: Apply Circular Economy Approaches by Resource

In these parallel sessions, attendees will explore how to apply circular economy approaches to manage materials and resources commonly used by a variety of sectors in their production processes and products. The sessions will include a discussion of ideas around system re-design and place-based, multi-sector partnerships and projects. Panelists will offer strategies to facilitate no waste outcomes that also generate cost savings and greater economic returns.

Resources We'll Cover:

  • Chemicals
  • Plastic Packaging
  • Renewable Energy
  • Water

Working Sessions: Applying Circular Economy Approaches by Sector

In these parallel sessions, organized by industrial sector, attendees will apply circular economy thinking from a product, process and design perspective. The sessions will also include a discussion on geographic partnerships and projects, and may include an exercise on re-designing systems.

Sectors We'll Cover:

  • Built Environment and Mobility
  • Electronics and Information Technology Services
  • Food and Beverage and Agriculture
  • Physical Manufacturing
  • Retail and Consumer Packaged Goods

Working Sessions: Circular Economy Enablers

In these parallel sessions, attendees will discuss some of the key enablers of the circular economy. Within that context, they will also examine the role companies can play, and explore real world examples of businesses that have leveraged these enablers to achieve desired economic, environmental and social outcomes.

Key Enablers We'll Cover:

  • Creating the Ecosystem for New Circular Supply Chains
  • Designing for Circularity
  • Employee Engagement and Volunteerism
  • Financing the Circular Economy 
  • Measuring and Accounting for Natural Capital and Ecosystem Services

Register here to join us on May 16 - 17!

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