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Peter Wang Hjemdahl

Co-founder
rePurpose Global

Peter Wang Hjemdahl is a Chinese-Norwegian social entrepreneur, and co-founder & Chief Advocacy Officer at rePurpose Global — the world’s leading plastic action platform dedicated to reducing waste, reviving lives and restoring nature’s balance. Prior to his entrepreneurial journey, he strategized on business growth for social enterprises across 4 continents and advised on impact financing for development institutions such as the World Bank and USAID. Peter is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania's Wharton School, and has been awarded membership in several notable cohorts, such as Forbes 30 Under 30, Unreasonable Fellowship, Halcyon Fellowship, President’s Engagement Prize, BMW Foundation Responsible Leaders Network, and the St. Gallen Symposium Leaders of Tomorrow.

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Opinion: Why Some Big Brands ‘Aren’t Convinced’ by Plastic Credits
Opinion: Why Some Big Brands ‘Aren’t Convinced’ by Plastic Credits

The Next Economy / 80M tons of plastic waste will end up in the environment just in the next 10 years. Without voluntary, global producer responsibility programs to unlock capital towards infrastructure and bridge the policy vacuum, how else do polluters suggest for us to tackle this massive financing gap in the meantime? - 1 year ago

How Can We End the Blame Game in Waste Diversion?
How Can We End the Blame Game in Waste Diversion?

The Next Economy / Global recycling rates are at a discouragingly low 13.5%. But who, or what, is to blame? Finger-pointing won’t help: Policy, consumer demand and companies must work in tandem to close the loop in a still-lacking US recycling system. - 2 years ago