The development of specific and actionable metrics at the systems, business and product levels will be a key accelerator for scale.
Earlier today (25 November), Transport for London (TfL) confirmed that ride-hailing firm Uber will not be able to renew its licence in the capital. But will this move help or hinder the sustainable mobility transition?
Rebooting Recycling – What can Aotearoa do? is a new report that responds to China no longer taking NZ’s recycling.
When trees and crops are successfully farmed together, agroforestry does provide a wealth of environmental, social and economic benefits.
In the 1920s, a group of the largest lightbulb companies from around the world came together and made a plan to sell more lightbulbs: make them worse. The group, called the Phoebus Cartel, decided that their bulbs would last 1,000 hours, much lower than the 2,500 hours the bulbs had lasted before. Customers would then have to buy more bulbs. It was a foolproof plan, except for being unethical and shortsighted. The Phoebus Cartel shows the problems with a traditional linear economy that a circular economy solves. In a circular economy, the point is to look past sheer profit or growth and consider a sustainable future with wider social benefits.