We don’t have time for a one-by-one approach: digital tools can accelerate the much needed circular transition

An interview with Ivonne Bojoh, Head of Digital and Interim COO at Circle Economy, written by Laxmi Haigh, Lead of Editorial at Circle Economy

Circle Economy is set to launch a new digital platform to accelerate the circular transitions…

‘Technology can be a tremendous force for good. When leveraged for the right purpose it can improve the state of the planet at an incredible rate.’

Circular business investments bring both climate-wins and resilient, risk-adjusted returns

By Natalia Mrówczyńska and Marvin Nusseck

Photo by Pawel Czerwinski on Unsplash

The recent IPCC report issues the starkest climate change warning yet. The pressure to achieve net-zero (carbon neutrality) is mounting. However, decarbonisation and energy efficiency alone will not permit us to reach our greenhouse gas (GHG) emission targets. Crucially, a 1.5-degree world must be…

By Laxmi Haigh (Lead of Editorial) and Matthew Fraser (Lead of the Circularity Gap Reporting Initiative)

Photo by Vladislav Klapin on Unsplash

Current national climate pledges — Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs) — are overwhelmingly focused on the clean energy transition. While these can tackle emissions coming from petrol or diesel cars or electricity generation, 70% of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions come from how we produce everyday goods — and the resources that…

Many opportunities lie in building with — not over — nature

This article was originally published as an Industry Opinion piece on Smart Cities World.

By Noah Baars (Cities analyst) and Laxmi Haigh (Lead of Editorial)

Source: Purple-roof concept

The built environment is responsible for a significant share of environmental degradation: from soaring greenhouse gas emissions, to intensive resource use and biodiversity decline. Buildings are often developed without regard to the ecosystems of which they…

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