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2019 Circulars Honor 7 Disruptors Unlocking Value from $4.5T Circular Economy
2019 Circulars Honor 7 Disruptors Unlocking Value from $4.5T Circular Economy

4 months ago - 5th annual awards received highest-ever number of applicants competing for circular economy recognition.

Dell Continues to Close the Loop on E-waste
Dell Continues to Close the Loop on E-waste

4 months ago - “We’ve made a really good run at making electronics recycling convenient and easy, but there is an opportunity for the entire IT industry."

Reducing Transport Emissions in Electronics Supply Chains, the 'SmartWay'
Reducing Transport Emissions in Electronics Supply Chains, the 'SmartWay'

4 months ago - Electronics manufacturers are asking for more sustainability data from suppliers as the demand for CSR extends throughout the supply chain.

Give More This Season: The 2018 SB Holiday Gift Guide
Give More This Season: The 2018 SB Holiday Gift Guide

5 months ago - What better way to commemorate the season of giving than with gifts that really give more - by improving ecosystems, business practices and financial security; and eliminating waste, pollution and carbon emissions around the world - while spreading holiday cheer? Here are just a few of our favorite discoveries this year of products we'd be proud to give. For sustainable urban active-ists

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PAIA: A sector-driven tool to drive transformation in ICT
PAIA: A sector-driven tool to drive transformation in ICT

5 months ago - Information and communications technologies (ICT) have revolutionized the way we communicate, collaborate and work. Now, they’re emerging as a critical tool for slashing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by helping companies and consumers consume energy in a more intelligent and efficient way. While ICT is being used to shape smarter cities, transportation systems, industrial processes and more,  the industry is also a net source of GHG emissions.

HP, IKEA Join Group Developing Global Supply Chain for Ocean-Bound Plastics
HP, IKEA Join Group Developing Global Supply Chain for Ocean-Bound Plastics

7 months ago - Today, NextWave Plastics — a collaborative, open-source initiative convening leading technology and consumer-focused companies to develop the first global network of ocean-bound plastics supply chains — announced that HP Inc. and IKEA are joining its global consortium. The addition of HP and IKEA marks 10 companies collaborating to “turn off the tap” of plastic entering the ocean.

Dell’s ‘Closed-Loop’ Jewellery a Circular Economy Success, But a Drop in the Sustainability Bucket
Dell’s ‘Closed-Loop’ Jewellery a Circular Economy Success, But a Drop in the Sustainability Bucket

1 year ago - Earlier this year, tech giant Dell announced an innovative partnership with actress Nikki Reed’s jewellery company, Bayou with Love, which spawned a new line of fine jewellery made using recycled gold from the motherboards of end-of-life Dell computers. The juxtaposition of fine, intricate jewels with old computers has driven media interest and raised the issue and importance of sustainability within the tech sector. ‘The Circular Collection’ has been positioned as an example of circular economy success, but how deep does this move go?

Coke, Dow, Kimberly-Clark Join Coalition to Tackle Ocean Plastics in SE Asia
Coke, Dow, Kimberly-Clark Join Coalition to Tackle Ocean Plastics in SE Asia

1 year ago - Corporate action to tackle the mounting problem of ocean plastics is on the rise with new commitments and cross-industry initiatives cropping up regularly.

Can Huawei Crack the US Market Without Environmental Credentials?
Can Huawei Crack the US Market Without Environmental Credentials?

1 year ago - Your bus shelter and web browser may soon be blanketed with ads promoting “The best phone you’ve never heard of," heralding the arrival of a new smartphone that has finally come to town. Who is this mysterious “newcomer”? None other than Chinese IT giant Huawei. Huawei, which is already the world’s third-largest smartphone maker, announced this week at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas the arrival of its flagship smartphone, the Mate 10 Pro, to the US market.

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Trending: New Cross-Industry Partnerships Give Circular Design a Major Push
Trending: New Cross-Industry Partnerships Give Circular Design a Major Push

1 year ago - The circular economy continues to gain steam as key players in the sustainability sphere join forces to unlock new opportunities to create positive impacts. First, the Ellen MacArthur Foundation and Cradle to Cradle Products Innovation Institute (C2CPII) have partnered to drive momentum towards a circular economy.

Trending: Step Change in Design, Recycling Efforts Essential for Addressing E-Waste
Trending: Step Change in Design, Recycling Efforts Essential for Addressing E-Waste

1 year ago - In today’s digitally dependent world, e-waste management is a critical issue that requires urgent attention from both the public and private sector.

Dell, Lonely Whale Launch Collaborative to Eliminate Marine Plastic Pollution
Dell, Lonely Whale Launch Collaborative to Eliminate Marine Plastic Pollution

1 year ago - An estimated 150 million metric tons of plastic waste are in the ocean today and every year around eight million metric tons more are being added. Earlier this year, the Ellen MacArthur Foundation warned that by 2050 there will be more plastic than fish in the world’s oceans if a more effective system for global plastics is not put into place.

Perfect Sustainable Product Design Needs to Start with a Circle
Perfect Sustainable Product Design Needs to Start with a Circle

1 year ago - Electronic waste is the world’s fastest-growing waste stream, and according to a United Nations report, it’s projected that 50 million tons of e-waste will be accumulated by 2018.

Report Reveals Tech Industry Giants Failing to Keep Child Labor Out of Cobalt Supply Chains
Report Reveals Tech Industry Giants Failing to Keep Child Labor Out of Cobalt Supply Chains

1 year ago - Cobalt is back in the news, as a new report from Amnesty International reveals that tech industry giants such as Microsoft, Lenovo, Renault and Vodafone aren’t doing enough to keep child labor out of cobalt battery supply chains in Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) and China.

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Dell, Philips, Timberland Working Out Kinks in Circular Plastics Strategies
Dell, Philips, Timberland Working Out Kinks in Circular Plastics Strategies

1 year ago - Capturing littered plastic – whether in the oceans, on beaches or from city streets – and transforming it into new products has become something of a creative marketing drive, with brand owners investing in high-profile launches to demonstrate leadership in this space: P&G’s beach plastic shampoo bottle and the

How Dell Is Leading the Pack on Supply Chain Diversity
How Dell Is Leading the Pack on Supply Chain Diversity

1 year ago - While eliminating human trafficking and sourcing from environmentally responsible suppliers are now common topics in supply chain management, in fact they are just two of many ways a company can have a positive impact on communities through its supply chain. Dell is one company showing that increasing the diversity of suppliers, with a focus on women and minority-owned companies, can not only help bring opportunities to new sectors, but build a better business, as well.

Trending: Cross-Industry Collaboration, Existing Tools Accelerating Circular Economy
Trending: Cross-Industry Collaboration, Existing Tools Accelerating Circular Economy

1 year ago - The unveiling of new research across industries has revealed that existing tools and collaborative research could hold the key to driving forward the shift to a more circular economy.

Dell, HP, Fairphone Top Greenpeace Ranking on Product Repairability
Dell, HP, Fairphone Top Greenpeace Ranking on Product Repairability

1 year ago - Greenpeace East Asia has released a new IT product guide ranking tech giants according to iFixit’s repairability score. Seventeen IT brands were represented in the study and over 40 best-selling smartphones, tablets and laptops launched between 2015 and 2017 were assessed.

Dell Exceeds 2020 Goal of Using 50M Pounds of Recycled Materials in Products
Dell Exceeds 2020 Goal of Using 50M Pounds of Recycled Materials in Products

1 year ago - First articulated in 2013, Dell’s Legacy of Good Plan builds on the idea that technology should be a driver of human progress, unlocking opportunities for health, happiness and prosperity. Now in its fourth year, Dell has introduced an update to the plan that recognizes key CSR achievements for the company following its merger with EMC. 2020 Legacy of Good outlines Dell’s long-term commitment to society, team members and the environment and reveals considerable progress on the tech company’s 2020 goals.

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Trending: Circular Economy Takes Two Steps Forward, One Step Back
Trending: Circular Economy Takes Two Steps Forward, One Step Back

1 year ago - Not all circular news is good news. As a new startup accelerator launches to drive forward sustainable solutions to everyday challenges, a prominent defender of the circular cause lands himself a spot in federal prison for copyright infringement. The UK’s first-ever sustainability accelerator fund — the cleverly named Sustainable Accelerator — has been met by enthusiastic reception, successfully raising over £700,000 through crowding.

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