07 September, 2017 | (01 hr)
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The traditional “take, make, waste” linear economy model is the standard for most businesses. However, this way of doing business is becoming increasingly unsustainable as a surging global middle class spikes demand for already stressed natural resources. For companies that rely heavily on raw materials the risks are real: reduced access to materials, increased costs, and supply chain disruptions, to name a few.
Join us as we illustrate how leading companies, such as Interface, are proactively making the shift to a circular economy model and how by doing so are not only reducing waste but also growing their bottom line.
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Thomas Singer is a principal researcher in corporate leadership at The Conference Board. His research focuses on corporate social responsibility and sustainability issues. Singer is the author of numerous publications, including Driving Revenue Growth through Sustainabl...Full Bio
As Global Director, Sustainability Strategy with modular flooring manufacturer, Interface, Nadine leads and develops sustainability leadership through education, strategic partnerships and innovative market solutions. Her current focus is on activating the company’s new mission, Climate Tak...Full Bio
Dr. Uwe G. Schulte
Dr. Uwe G. Schulte is Leader, Global Sustainability Centre, and Program Director for the European Sustainability Council at The Conference Board.
Schulte was executive director of the INSEAD Social Innovation Centre and spent most of his professional career at Unilever. In his final role,...Full Bio