Webinar: Thriving in a Circular Economy

A recent Fast Company survey of American companies found that more than 60% are currently moving toward circularity in their operations, and another 16% are already utilizing circular principles in their planning and operations. CII has commissioned a new project, RT-380, The Value and Opportunities of a Circular Economy on Capital Projects. This team will address the question: What opportunities, value propositions, and key business models are driving a circular economy in capital projects?

In this webinar, the academics from RT-380 introduce the concept of the Circular Economy and share how other companies around the globe are already adopting circularity in their business processes. Two CII industry members also discuss the potential benefits of the Circular Economy for capital projects.

RT-380 will kick off this fall. This webinar also gives CII members an opportunity to learn how to engage in this research project as team members.



Webinar Slides: Thriving in a Circular Economy - RT-380.pdf

Presenters:

 
Scott Beckman      Scott Beckman
Director of Sustainability
PCL
 
Sarah Drumming      Sarah Drumming
Assistant Director, Culture Office of Facilities Planning & Business Programs
Smithsonian Institution National Museum of African American History
 
Chris Glasscock      Chris Glasscock
Manager of Project Execution
Eastman Chemical Company
 
Carl Haas      Carl Haas
Chair of the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
University of Waterloo
 
Fernanda Leite      Fernanda Leite
Associate Professor
The University of Texas at Austin
 
Olaf Weber      Olaf Weber
Research Chair in Sustainable Finance
University of Waterloo
 
Daniel Oliveira      Daniel Oliveira
Associate Director for Funded Studies
CII














































 


Date posted: October 1, 2020

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