The transition to a circular economy will do more than save the planet - it will also create vast new economic opportunities, sometimes in the most unexpected places.
Creating a circular economy for plastics will depend on new business models and innovation to transform consumer packaged goods. Here's how that could work
Fast fashion suits the demand for the growing global middle class for choice and value, but it carries a high environmental price. It's time to start moving to a more sustainable business...
With the right investments in education, training and health, it should be possible to realize the full potential of a more inclusive society
Only 14% of plastic packaging is recycled globally. Circular packaging solutions are a priority - and they will create value for brands, as these trailblazing examples demonstrate.
The growing problem of plastic waste in the ocean is hurting marine life and livelihoods around the world - and it's going to take a new, global, circular economy-based approach to solve it.
The traditional linear economy, as typified by single-use disposable plastic items, is unsustainable. Here are five steps we must take towards a circular, waste-free future.
Also in this week's round-up: rabbit-plant hybrids, 750 million migrants and the countries that emit the most carbon.
The innovative technology could revolutionize the way we make our clothes and cut down on pollution and carbon dioxide emissions.
China is perfectly placed to innovate digital solutions for waste, especially in its fast-growing food industry.
Every year six million tonnes of coffee grounds end up in landfill. But coffee waste is a useful resource that could be upcycled for all sorts of purposes - from biofuel to fertilizer.
IKEA has said it will start collecting rice straw from farmers in Northern India to use as a raw material.
We have the knowledge, policies and innovation to transition to low-carbon energy. But we need political leadership and greater collaboration to make it happen.
The 700 companies in Paris' 'Les Deux Rives' are creating a circular economy, where recycling also generates social value for underprivileged Parisians.
We judge businesses on their profitability, but shouldn’t we also consider their impact on the planet?