In our vision for the new global economy, reuse is standard, manufacturers get top value from all resources and nothing goes to landfill. When we started Pathway21 we established ourselves as Public Benefit Corporation, making a legal binding commitment to our social and environmental mission. We are happy to announce we have recently also joined the B Corp movement to support the growth and success of a business community
Success Story: The J.M. Smucker Company and Dynamic Lifecycle Innovations Reuse & Recycle Shrink Wrap
Generator of Material: The J.M. Smucker Company in Lexington, KY Amount of Material: 3-4 tons annually Material Diverted: Shrink wrap plastic film, on a cardboard core Receiver of Material: Dynamic Lifecycle Innovations in Nashville, TN Environmental Impact: 12-13 metric tons of CO2 equivalent Total Savings and Value Creation: $10,500 per year Respect for the environment has been a focus of The J.M. Smucker Company since its founding in 1897.
Franklin, Tennessee - August 14, 2017: The US Business Council for Sustainable Development and the Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation today announced the launch of a new online platform that allows for circular reuse of products and materials that might otherwise be destined for disposal in landfills. Through the cloud-based Tennessee Materials Marketplace, traditional and non-traditional waste streams are matched with new product and revenue opportunities, ultimately enabling the culture shift to
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yEUzA5TKNUQ The Suppliers Partnership for the Environment is an innovative collaboration between global automakers, their suppliers, and the US EPA. Watch this video for an introduction and to learn the efforts for the automotive industry to be at the forefront of environmental viability.
Sandusky, Ohio - April 4, 2017: Ohio EPA Director Craig W. Butler today announced the launch of a new online platform that allows continuous reuse of products and materials that might otherwise be destined for disposal in landfills. Through the cloud-based Ohio Materials Marketplace, traditional and non-traditional industrial waste streams are matched with new product and revenue opportunities, ultimately enabling the culture shift to a circular, closed-loop economy. “With
The Materials Marketplace was awarded "Top Project of the Year" by Environmental Leader at a ceremony in Denver, CO on June 22, 2016. The program recognizes excellence in the fields of environmental, sustainability and energy management. The judging panel said, “This could be an extremely impactful project and it addresses a space that is of utmost importance, supply chain and material use. This is a very innovative program and
US BCSD, CORPORATE ECO FORUM AND WBCSD PARTNERSHIP RECOGNIZED FOR “DISRUPTING BUSINESS AS USUAL BY ENABLING THE CIRCULAR ECONOMY WITH DATA DRIVEN TECHNOLOGIES” 20 January 2016/Davos, Switzerland: Selected from an impressive group of more than 200 entrants, the U.S. Materials Marketplace was recognized with a prestigious “Circulars” Award at this year’s World Economic Forum Annual Meeting. The Circulars, the world’s premier circular economy award program, is a collaboration between
We are excited to share an updated agenda for Pathways to Impact, complete with speakers, facilitators and new pre-event activities. We'll hear from Tata Group, Coca-Cola, General Motors, Ingersoll Rand, Monsanto, Nasdaq, Deloitte, JP Morgan, Bloomberg, IBM and more! Partners from Impact 2030, ACCO, CDP, Corporate Eco Forum, and others will bring topical expertise related to employee engagement, ratings & rankings and the circular economy. And Yale University faculty
Andrew Mangan at Better Business, Better World: Mainstreaming the Circular Economy from Daniel Kietzer on Vimeo. US BCSD Executive Director Andy Mangan presented the Materials Marketplace platform at the US Chamber of Commerce Foundation's "Better Business, Better World: Mainstreaming the Circular Economy" event on May 16, 2016. Watch Andy's presentation in the recording above, courtesy of the USCCF. Andy makes a "call for action" at the end of
Pilot Project Implemented In The US By 23 Leading Companies Reveals Promising Opportunities To Eliminate Industrial Waste
NEW REPORT DETAILS EARLY RESULTS AND OUTLINES A PATH FORWARD FOR A NATIONAL-SCALE MATERIALS MARKETPLACE Today, the U.S. Business Council for Sustainable Development (US BCSD), Corporate Eco Forum (CEF) and the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) announced the results of a groundbreaking company-led “waste-matching” initiative. The project sought to assess the feasibility of a national “Materials Marketplace” to match traditional and non-traditional industrial waste streams with new