Editor's note: This article first appeared on the ICLEI blog.  Cities around the world are recognizing that the circular economy not only addresses resource scarcity and climate change but also can strengthen local economies and create jobs. By prioritizing regenerative resources,

In December 2017, BBC’s Blue Planet II was broadcast. David Attenborough’s latest documentary showed the world the harsh realities that human behaviour, particularly our relationship with plastic, which is ruining the aquatic environment. Garbage is being dumped into oceans with

On August 19, nearly 200 major American CEOs have subscribed to a new statement of purpose released by the Business Roundtable (BRT). It calls for a radical change to the principle of maximizing shareholder value. To be replaced with the concept

Countries have committed themselves to ending poverty, hunger, slavery and climate change by 2030 through the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). However, CO2 emissions are rising (WRI), resource extraction increased steadily (EEA), and biodiversity is under immense pressure with the expected

Today, we are aware of the consequences the traditional food system has on our environment — perhaps indoor farming technologies can help. For a world of 9 billion people by 2050, we have to drastically transform our food supply chain,

This article is part of an editorial collaboration with BCorporation. The BCorp Series can be found here. The original publication can be found here. With a ‘Push’ from the Inclusive Economy Challenge, Ontario B Corp Renews Focus on Financial Services for Employees With four restaurants

The circular economy is a promising way to promote a positive future, and overcome the current linear production system, based on constant extraction of raw materials, exacerbated consumption, and disposal of goods. As a result of this system, we face

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