This is a short article on the viability of 3D printing in terms of the circular economy. It is important to note that infrastructures are more important in terms of the circular economy, but 3D printing can be leveraged well.
This week we are going to be sharing with you expert visions outlined in the Connected Products Economy Report. From Natasha Franck to Mats Linder Consultant, Ellen MacArthur Foundation, we take a closer look at their key message which focuses on how we can power circular business models, global transparency and new economic incentives to change patterns of production and consumption.
Health experts from San Diego State University and London School of Hygiene have called for cigarette filters to be banned, calling them ‘the deadliest fraud in the history of human civilisation’.
As the headline image showcases above, that’s my overriding perspective fresh from attending COP26 and the Social Innovation Forum, and in many ways we saw Gen Z lighting the way – some incredible youth leadership on show! And this all supported by expanded awareness of key issues, for example levels of E-waste anticipated to double by 2050, a renewed global appreciation of the power of the collective, the rise of conscious consumerism, deepened focus on supply chains, reflection on individual, organizational and brand purpose, and all alongside enhanced technological solutions and convergence too …. the list of catalyst vectors just goes on! Indeed, embedding sustainability considerations by design is now an imperative to business success and competitive advantage, the very definition and actualization of you ‘can do well by doing good’.