The Vietnam Materials Marketplace is among the winners of the Partnering for Green Growth and the Global Goals 2030 competition, that is partly funded by the Danish government. The project is a collaboration between the Vietnam Chamber of Commerce & Industry, the Vietnam Business Council for Sustainable Development, the US Business Council for Sustainable Development and Pathway21. Vietnam Materials Marketplace is one the 11 start-up partnerships that has been
While the automotive industry revolves around the notion of building more and more cars, they are also looking for ways to be environmentally sustainable – giving something of tangible benefit to the ecosystem and the world outside their plants. John Bradburn, Chief Materials and Sustainability Officer at Pathway21, was amongst a number of environmental engineers speaking last week at the campus of Mercedes Benz U.S.
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
General Motors is turning its employees’ recycled water bottles into a new life: noise-reducing fabric insulation that covers the Chevrolet Equinox engine. The bottles – collected from five of its Michigan facilities – are also being turned into air filtration components and insulation in coats for the homeless community. Given its drive to zero waste, all of GM’s global facilities recycle their water bottles. However, the bottles collected at the five locations