Circular Economy For Plastic In Malaysia – Are We On Track?

By:WWF-Malaysia and the Ministry of Environment and Water (KASA) Plastic, dubbed a miracle invention due to its durability and versatility, has made our lives substantially easier. However, 60 years after its invention, managing plastic waste has become one of the planet’s biggest problems. The statistics are alarming, with mass productionContinue Reading

Worldwide Plastic Fillers Market Size to Reach Over USD 15.91 Billion by 2028; According To Vantage Market Research

Vantage Market Research, The North Star for the Working World WASHINGTON, June 20, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Vantage Market Research’s recent analysis of the Global Medical Plastics Market finds that the increasing healthcare facilities & rising medical infrastructure is expediting the market growth. The growing technological advancement and increasing governmentContinue Reading

University of Maine researchers: Circular economy concepts may be overlooking environmental justice

As more nonprofits, municipalities, public agencies and businesses begin planning for and investing in circular economy projects, where does social and environmental justice fit into the vision?  A team of University of Maine researchers asked that question in a recent study, “Just By Design,” where they documented language used in aboutContinue Reading

VCs alone can not solve climate change. We need global and purpose-driven entrepreneurial ecosystems – The European Sting - Critical News & Insights on European Politics, Economy, Foreign Affairs, Business & Technology

(Credit: Unsplash) This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Illai Gescheit, Partner, Siemens Energy Ventures, Siemens The planet is facing one of its most important challenges to get to net-zero emissions by 2050. Start-ups and Venture Capitalists (VCs) are adaptingContinue Reading

In Europe’s budding circular economy, regulation = innovation

Reprinted from GreenBuzz, a free weekly newsletter. Subscribe here. In Europe, the road to sustainability is circular. And while the journey is still in its early days, it seems to be picking up speed, thanks to regulation. That’s a conclusion from my time last week in Amsterdam to discuss howContinue Reading

New Jersey Institute of Technology

When more than 100 entrepreneurs and investors met on June 1 at the New Jersey Institute of Technology in Newark for the 12th Founders and Funders event, it not only marked the first such in-person gathering in nearly two years, but the continued realization of the New Jersey Economic DevelopmentContinue Reading

Circular Economy and Plastic Pollution

Carla: Our take-make-waste economy is unsustainable. According to the World Bank, we generate over 2 billion tons of solid waste a year, and that number is projected to grow to 3.4 billion by 2050. With a finite number of resources available here on Earth, not only is our current wayContinue Reading

Plastics, microplastics, bioplastics, and waste management - the deep reaching implications of the Circular Economy Action Plan | Article

Disruption is on the horizon for the plastics value chain, with experts predicting that the EU’s new Circular Economy Action Plan could direct actions and business plans for the next decade. Following on from his previous article on this topic, Paul Foulkes-Arellano, founder of Circuthon Consulting, takes a closer lookContinue Reading

Empowering Asia Pacific to get ahead in the digital economy

Singapore (ANTARA) – With more business activities resuming across the region, the International Monetary Fund forecasts Asia Pacific’s GDP to expand by 4.9% this year. However, that forecast can only become a reality if businesses in the region reinvent themselves for the digital-first economy. The Covid-19 pandemic has led employeesContinue Reading