Current environmental debates focus on our negative environmental footprint. The Cradle to Cradle concept works exactly the other way around.
A circular economy is a regenerative system in which resource input and waste, emission, and energy leakage are minimised by slowing, closing, and narrowing energy and material loops. This can be achieved through long-lasting design, maintenance, repair, reuse, remanufacturing, refurbishing[disambiguation needed], and recycling. This is in contrast to a linear economy which is a ‘take, make, dispose’ model of production
Bernhard Kowatsch is optimistic that together we can achieve a world without hunger by 2030. Here, he presents some creative initiatives.
The current business model needs to be changed to achieve the Paris climate goals. How can this be done? Christoph Wolff has some ideas.
Alice Grindhammer has always believed in business as a force for good. Through her circular economy hub in Berlin, she now wants to show how this can work in practice.