Corporate Social Responsibility News

  • ECOMONDO AND KEY ENERGY LEADING PLAYERS IN THE CIRCULAR ECONOMY

    The course is set and it’s full steam ahead towards the circular economy at the next appointment with the great green technology platform ECOMONDO and KEY ENERGY, from 7th to 10th November 2017 at Rimini Expo Centre. ...

  • Smarter products and services key to resource-efficient, circular economy

    Making products like mobile phones and other consumer goods last longer and easier to repair and reuse will be key to the shift towards a more resource-efficient circular economy. A European Environment Agency (EEA) report published today stresses that ‘circular’ business models cannot rely on smarter product design alone, but will also require the development of related support ...

  • AEP Releases 2017 Corporate Accountability Report

    American Electric Power (NYSE: AEP) issued its 2017 Corporate Accountability Report today, the 11th annual assessment of AEP’s stewardship as a public company and a community partner. It is accessible online at www.aepsustainability.com. The report explores AEP’s business strategy, governance, financial performance, corporate culture and ...

  • Carpet Recycling UK Conference: developing towards a circular economy

    Carpet Recycling UK’s 2017 Annual Conference and Awards Event kicks off at Aston Villa Football Club in Birmingham on June 21st taking the theme of ‘developing towards a circular economy’ for carpet. CRUK will be celebrating the achievements and important contributions by members – both individuals and organisations – who are helping to create a circular ...

  • BS 8001 - Climacteric in the development of circular economy standards

    The release of BS 8001 Framework for, implementing the principles of the circular economy in organisations for public consultation signifies a turning point in national standards development. It represents the world’s first circular economy business-oriented standard, providing guidance to organisations on the steps they can take to transition from a linear, to a more sustainable and ...


    By GPT Waste Management Ltd

  • Haarslev receive proze for Corporate Social Responsability

    We are proud to announce that Haarslev has received a prize for corporate social responsibility. The prize was handed to us by the Municipality of Northern Funen on the 3. of March in the light of our engagement in activating unemployed workers through a practical work program that we offer in corporation with two job centres on Funen in Denmark. In fact, 90 percent of the workers completing the ...


    By Haarslev A/S

  • Policy Exchange backs UK split from Circular Economy package

    According to the Policy Exchange which compiled the report, titled ‘Going Round in Circles’, the UK should seek to define its own approach to waste policy, instead of adopting the EU’s proposed Circular Economy Package. Policy Exchange claims that the UK’s adoption of the Circular Economy package would be costly to businesses Policy Exchange claims that adoption of the ...


    By GPT Waste Management Ltd

  • Seminar: Circular Economy, a new path for innovation

    The Seminar: Circular Economy, a new path for innovation will take place on 21 March 2017, at Technopolis Mechelen, Belgium. In this workshop, it will be present the framework that Europe and national authorities are creating to promote the circular economy, and to make the transition from a linear economy to a circular economy happen. The event will focus on concrete examples ...


    By SusChem

  • How TOMRA is helping to develop the Circular Economy

    TOMRA is very much looking forward to attending the PRS Plastics Recycling Show Europe, a Pan-European exhibition and conference for plastics recycling professionals. This key industry event, which has received strong support from the plastics recycling sector, will take place at RAI Amsterdam in The Netherlands on 29-30 March, 2017. ...


    By TOMRA Sorting GmbH.

  • Circular Economy: EU Commission Delivers on Its Promises

    One year after adopting its Circular Economy Package, the European Commission has reported on the delivery and progress of key initiatives of its 2015 Action Plan. Together with the report, the Commission also: took further measures recently (1/26) by establishing a Circular Economy Finance Support Platform with the European Investment Bank (EIB) bringing together investors and ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • Circular Economy plan high on EU’s 2017 priorities

    The Commission’s Work Programme for 2017 outlines 21 ‘key initiatives to implement 10 political priorities in 2017’. The Circular Economy package includes proposals for a 65% recycling target for municipal waste. Second to top among the proposals, and under the heading ‘A New Boost for Jobs, Growth and Investment’ is implementation of the action plan on the Circular ...


    By GPT Waste Management Ltd

  • Defra minister hints at UK’s Circular Economy approach

    Defra under-secretary Lord Gardiner of Kimble has offered an insight into the government’s position on the EU’s Circular Economy Package, indicating that the government may be open to adopting some measures set out by Brussels. Lord Gardiner’s comments came in response to a written question in the House of Lords at the end of November, in which the Labour Peer Baroness Jones of ...


    By GPT Waste Management Ltd

  • London SMEs offered ‘circular economy’ support

    The London Waste and Recycling Board (LWARB) has announced a three-year support programme to help small and medium-sized businesses (SMEs) in the capital adopt circular economy business models. Known as ‘Advance London’ the programme will be open from January 2017 and will provide free help and advice to businesses. LWARB is a partnership between the Mayor of London and London’s ...


    By GPT Waste Management Ltd

  • INVENT takes responsibility and supports educational project in Syria

    The VDMA Awareness Week „Wir unternehmen was“ from September 19 through 23, 2016 shows how German mechanical engineering companies and equipment manufacturers get involved. (link) „By cooperating with missio, we are happy to have found a great way to expand our commitment for clean water to international educational projects. Enabling ...

  • Human Trafficking Lawsuit Involving Walmart Suppliers to Go Ahead

    A California federal court has ruled a lawsuit against a number of U.S. and international companies supplying seafood to Walmart will go to trial. Originally filed in June 2016, the civil lawsuit was brought forward on behalf of seven ...


    By Assent Compliance Inc.

  • The transition to the GRI Reporting Standards

    Sustainability Knowledge group organizes the 17th meetup that will discuss the transition from the GRIG4 Guidelines to the GRI Standards, which aspires to be the 1st global standard for sustainability reporting! What are the changes in the GRI framework? How are these changes going to affect the way organisations report? How should companies manage the transition phase to the ...

  • Circular Economy can be a game-changer to reach ESR targets

    Zero Waste Europe has responded to the consultation on the Effort Sharing Regulation (ESR) by highlighting the contribution that the waste sector can bring to a low-carbon economy, and calling the European Commission to have higher ambition. In the response Zero Waste Europe pointed out that the implementation of the Circular Economy Package could deliver far more GHG emission reductions than the ...


    By GPT Waste Management Ltd

  • ExNovoMaterials in the circular economy

    Twenty years of Ecomondo, from waste to renewable material. A large exhibition will present the extraordinary reality resulting from the meeting of recycling and high quality, inventive talent and operative experimentation. Three essential instruments for planning the future, three qualities specific of Italy Twenty years of expo on recovery, collection and recycling. On ...

  • Exnovomaterials In The Circular Economy

    Twenty years of Ecomondo, from waste to renewable material. A large exhibition will present the extraordinary reality resulting from the meeting of recycling and high quality, inventive talent and operative experimentation. Three essential instruments for planning the future, three qualities specific of Italy Rimini Fiera, November 8-11 2016 Twenty years of expo on recovery, collection and ...

  • More circular economy: Battery recyclers facing new challenges

    Mobile devices wouldn't be what they are today without the light metal lithium. Smartphones and cameras, but also electric cars and even electricity grids would not be able to operate without lithium-ion batteries. For that reason, the powerful batteries are predicted to have a great future ahead of them. The demand for mobile telephones alone is expected to generate an average of six per cent ...

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