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Gina Lee

Upcyclers Network

Gina is the founder of the Upcyclers Network, and a passionate advocate for businesses that are creating value from “waste”. The Upcyclers Network was founded to challenge our reliance on natural resource extraction and build a sustainable economy where waste is simply a resource out of place.

Gina has over 15 years of experience working in Corporate Social Responsibility and Social Impact in the United States, China, and Germany. Her past roles include working with the Aspen Institute, the Los Angeles Cleantech Incubator, and Mercy Corps. Gina has a BA in international relations from the University of Pennsylvania and an MBA from Columbia Business School. She believes that social entrepreneurs will change the world and is a judge for the Echoing Green Fellowship Program.

Gina Lee is tagged in 2 stories.
Will We Get Closer to Circularity in 2020?
Will We Get Closer to Circularity in 2020?

The Next Economy / While the concept of a circular economy has made its way into the public consciousness; unfortunately, as of 2018, circularity globally is only at 9%. In order for circularity to deliver on its potential in this decade, we’ll need to see more of the following … - 3 years ago

Hidden: The Waste That Goes Into Making Stuff and How 2 Companies Are Tackling It
Hidden: The Waste That Goes Into Making Stuff and How 2 Companies Are Tackling It

Waste Not / The waste we produce in our daily lives is just one small portion of the total waste stream. Public Thread and Rewilder, two winners of the recently announced Upcyclers Network Annual Product Awards, are putting non-household waste streams to creative use. - 3 years ago

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