Today we’re announcing our first set of sustainability commitments for our hardware and services business.
Members discuss how WTO can support efforts to create a circular economy, tackle plastic pollution —…
A circular economy enables us to restore natural ecosystems while still accelerating business and financial objectives. With 90% of CEOs seeing sustainability as important to success and 66% of consumers paying more for sustainable brands, the circular economy might be closer than we think—and it often starts in the supply chain.
Let’s look at a few examples. IKEA is on a journey to become more circular. Back in 2017, it developed its first designing for circularity guide, which helped define IKEA’s circular design. The results in the past few years have been impressive. In financial year 2019, the retail giant gave 47 million products a second life, 38 million products were resold through the as-is specialty shop, and more than 9 million products have been repacked back to the shelf.
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Have you ever gasped at your electricity bill, and wondered if there’s a way to reduce your energy consumption? Have you ever thought about installing solar panels on your home, but aren’t quite sure how to get started? The Citizen’s Utility Board is a resource that all Illinoisans can use to effectively manage their utility bill. In addition to discussing residential energy efficiency strategies, CUB liaison and webinar host Foluke Akanni will also discuss how you and your neighbors can get engaged with community solar, as well as the latest news regarding the Clean Energy Jobs Act. Click here to register: https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_Mi5M780tRr2pWuy9mP8g8w
UK Research & Innovation (UKRI) are inviting applications to address the objectives of the new Sustainable Management of UK Marine Resources (SMMR) research programme. The £12.4m SMMR programme will be jointly delivered by the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) and the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) on behalf of UKRI, and in partnership with the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) and Marine Scotland.