BSR logo

Sustainability Matters Webinar icon

Sustainability
Matters

Upcoming Events

Seizing the Benefits of a Circular Economy

Webinar

 

Event Resources

Members, please login to view the post-event resources.


Date and Time

Wednesday March 16, 2016
8:00 am-9:00 am PDT


Location

Webinar


Topics

#Circular Economy


Developing a circular economy could save hundreds of billions of dollars in material costs, as the Ellen MacArthur Foundation has highlighted. Consumer products, motor vehicles, heavy equipment, and electronics are among the industries with the greatest possibilities to benefit. To achieve this, however, we face a challenging transition that requires more than just reducing waste and increasing recycling: It demands redesign and reevaluation of raw materials, products, production systems, value chains, and business models.

BSR and the Ellen MacArthur Foundation have partnered to encourage this transition and help companies realize these opportunities. Join us for a webinar to discuss the benefits and challenges of a circular economy, and the launch of the Ellen MacArthur Foundation’s CE100 U.S. affiliate network, which will bring together companies and other organizations to accelerate the transition to a circular economy.

Speakers

  • Jean-Charles Guinot, CE100 Business Programme Manager, Ellen MacArthur Foundation
  • David Lear, Executive Director, Sustainability, Dell
  • Marshall Chase, Former Associate Director, BSR

Keeping Workers in the Loop

Blog

Keeping Workers in the Loop

How will circular fashion, at scale, impact job opportunities and quality? Keeping Workers in the Loop brings together industry leaders and stakeholder to explore circular fashion and jobs in the decade ahead by taking a futures approach.

Read More 


Ensuring Circular Fashion is Good for People—as well as the Environment

Blog

Ensuring Circular Fashion is Good for People—as well as the Environment

Even before the COVID-19 outbreak, circular economic models had been sprouting up at increasing speed in the fashion industry. BSR’s new brief, Taking a People-Centered Approach to a Circular Fashion Economy, explores the potential social impacts that may emerge from a mainstream shift to circular fashion.

Read More 


Taking a People-Centered Approach to a Circular Fashion Economy

Reports

Taking a People-Centered Approach to a Circular Fashion Economy

In partnership with Laudes Foundation, BSR has developed a brief on the potential social impacts of a shift to circular fashion based on BSR’s research and stakeholder engagement.

Read More 


Getting Circular Economy Right: Let’s Put People at the Center of Circular Fashion

Blog

Getting Circular Economy Right: Let’s Put People at the Center of Circular Fashion

BSR is working with the C&A Foundation to explore the ways in which advancing circular fashion affects people and in particular, women. Our research reveals that very few companies adopting circular fashion models are considering the social aspects as they make this shift.

Read More 


Bringing the Circular Economy to the Apparel Sector

Blog

Bringing the Circular Economy to the Apparel Sector

The apparel industry has a significant environmental impact, and the consumer use phase is one of the biggest barriers to closing the loop.

Read More 


The Circular Economy: Unlocking New Potential for Supply Chains

Blog

The Circular Economy: Unlocking New Potential for Supply Chains

Several fundamental changes over the next 25 years will likely remake every aspect of business, not least for supply chains. BSR CEO Aron Cramer outlined an approach for staying ahead of these changes with circular economy thinking.

Read More 


The Urgent Need for Resilient Systems

Blog

The Urgent Need for Resilient Systems

The BSR Conference features a special track of sessions that will explore how we can reimagine systems—including supply chains, human systems, manufacturing, global investments, and more—to build resilience into the systems business depends on.

Read More 


Can Global Companies Increase Renewables Use in Chinese Supply Chains?

Blog

Can Global Companies Increase Renewables Use in Chinese Supply Chains?

Companies with a footprint in China have the opportunity to reduce supply chain greenhouse gas emissions and help China meet its ambitious climate goals by supporting the development of renewable-energy electricity markets.

Read More 


Back to Events List