The Circular Economy Team September 28, 2019

Coca-Cola European Partners, will be replacing plastic shrink wrap with cardboard for its can multipacks across Western Europe, removing approximately 4,000 tonnes of single-use plastic per year across the region. This is the latest move in Coca-Cola’s commitment to tackle packaging waste and remove all unnecessary single-use plastic from its secondary packaging. Plastic shrink wrapping is used to keep individual products together while they are being transported and sold to customers as multipacks.

The Circular Economy Team September 28, 2019

Sustainability efforts can help boost the value of companies, according to speakers at the 17th Management Association of the Philippines (MAP) International CEO Conference on Tuesday. “The trend overall is that more sustainable companies outperform on the stock market,” PwC South East Asia Sustainability and Climate Change Leader Andrew WK Chan said at the forum. A sustainable company is one that minimizes its negative impact on the environment and society, as it considers not just short-term profit but long-term value.

The Circular Economy Team September 27, 2019

Finding a truly global topic for students today can be difficult. Everyone has their own cultures and practices, which makes collaboration on an international scale difficult. On top of that barrier, learning needs to be meaningful for each student and something that, regardless of spoken…

The Circular Economy Team September 26, 2019

Domenico Saladino, through his consultancy firm Saladino Umweltprojekte with base in the alpine village of Trin near Chur (Eastern Switzerland), over the years has gained invaluable insights into the business of tourism and hotel management. In this interview he reflects on do’s and don’ts and explains how the sustainability certifications ibex fairstay and EU Ecolabel work. 

The Circular Economy Team September 26, 2019

As well as sharing ideas and best practices, the 100 or so mayors arriving in Copenhagen this October for the World Mayors Summit organised by C40 – a network of green cities – will be looking for inspiration on how Copenhagen leads on sustainability.

The Circular Economy Team September 26, 2019

Vicky Smith – hardly anyone in responsible tourism doesn’t know her. An entrepreneurial “doer” at heart, always keen to address challenges and innovate new solutions and approaches. In this interview Vicky shares her story, reflects on how her views have changed over the years and the lessons learned. Plus: get to know her start-up, Earth-Changers.com.