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Developed to provide a blueprint for environmental action, LCAs often sow seeds of discord. What can be done to fix that?
November 13, 2020 by Karine Vann
More companies are pursuing design for the environment, closed loop supply chains and equitable practices that extend to downstream communities.
October 30, 2020 by Elsa Wenzel
Millions of fashion supply chain workers are expected to lose jobs by the end of the year due to the global COVID-19 crisis. A recovery must center people who've been most affected.
October 9, 2020 by Annelise Thim
As singer-songwriter Solange said, 'Do nothing without intention.'
September 16, 2020 by Deonna Anderson
Plus, a recap of this week's EMF Foundation summit on the future of food.
June 19, 2020 by Heather Clancy
A circular economy for food in a post-COVID-19 world could build resilience and ease the impacts of the next global crisis.
June 12, 2020 by Lena Gravis
Eon, an IoT platform, is working with the fashion companies and retailers to minimize waste and build the infrastructure for circular business models.
June 5, 2020 by Savannah Parsons
Redesigns, refurbishments and new manufacturing techniques helped hospitals face supplies shortages amid the pandemic. Can similar approaches help businesses rebuild the global economy?
June 1, 2020 by Rémy Le Moigne
Across industries, companies are using tech and data to increase their circularity.
May 19, 2020 by Jim Sullivan
Establishing an effective circular economy will rely on keeping what works, designing out what doesn’t, and being creative to fill in the gaps.
May 14, 2020 by Lauren Phipps
Supply chain integration is a critical success factor in circular business models.
May 13, 2020 by Deborah Dull
Turning food waste into new products is one small solution to fight food waste and there’s room for the market to grow.
May 7, 2020 by Dan Kurzrock
Eighty percent of a product’s environmental impact is decided on the design table but most apparel professionals weren't trained to design with the end-user or end-of-life of the garment in mind.
April 17, 2020 by Jade Wilting
Looking at washing machines, research from Sweden's Linköping University tries to solve part of the puzzle about how to shift business models to find more traction when it comes to being circular, as well as adding a social element.
March 20, 2020 by Tomohiko Sakao
Tracking technologies could provide information throughout a product's journey, from the start all the way through to its use at the consumer level, and ultimately to its disposal or reuse in the future.
February 17, 2020 by Lauren Phipps
Mining information about what people want and what they buy (as well as when and why they buy) can lead to surprising innovations that can have far-reaching effects.
February 12, 2020 by Carol Fung
The shipping and logistics arm of Brambles promises to make supply chains greener, smarter and more efficient.
August 9, 2019 by Madeleine Cuff
A renewed focus on resources to help companies understand what’s in the materials they’re using — and reusing.
June 21, 2019 by Heather Clancy
How come we tend to look at the implications of one end-of-life action but not others?
March 28, 2019 by Lise Laurin
What's the right way to measure progress? The World Business Council for Sustainable Development is framing out one possible method.
February 26, 2019 by C.J. Clouse
Scale will come in the form of many small commitments, at least to start.
February 9, 2018 by Heather Clancy