CGIAR-IITA Deputy Director General, Partnerships for Delivery, Kenton Dashiell, has encouraged Nigerians to take up sustainable and profitable opportunities in the country’s agriculture sector. He made this appeal during his keynote address at the National Conference on Agricultural Innovations…
The intersection of circular practices and supply chain in the built environment will be a ripe area for innovation as companies look to their real estate portfolios for opportunities to meet their ambitious sustainability commitments by 2030.
The current supply chain of the built environment is defined by raw material extraction and landfill disposal. Therefore, a transition from linear to circular practices must start with challenging this paradigm. If we are to achieve a circular economy in this sector, we must ask:
Where does the supply chain begin and end in terms of material input and output?
Who is responsible for upstream and downstream activities in the system of production?
What accountabilities are factored into the activities of suppliers, producers and consumers?
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A joint venture between France’s Suez Groupe and Turkish waste management firm Altas has secured a EUR 9 million loan for a EUR 15 million circular economy-based project to develop an integrated solid waste management system.
Our unique Uganda travel programs cater for adventurous individuals from all walks of life – teachers, students, outdoor enthusiasts, and more. Responsible Tourism Tour programs are not tours but experiences that allow participants to become immersed in the cultures and adventures of distant lands.
A recent workshop in Gdansk, Poland, as part of the BONUS RETURN project showcased technological innovations centred around nutrient recovery and reuse in the Baltic Sea region and discussed what’s needed to develop the sector. The phrase “reduce, reuse, recycle and recover” summarizes the idea behind the circular economy. Collaboration between companies or sectors aimed at symbiosis – where waste or waste by-products become a resource for something else – is central to business models that help build a circular economy.