Transcript: Creating an Open Source Circular Economy with Michel Bauwens

Transcript: Creating an Open Source Circular Economy with Michel Bauwens SEE THE SHOW NOTES AND LISTEN AT: Creating an Open Source Circular Economy with Michel Bauwens Katie Whalen [00:00:02] Hey, Getting in the Loop listeners, wouldn't it be great if you could have more of a say about who I interview and the topics that we discuss? Well, now you can. I've created an easy way for you to tell me what you like and don't like about the Getting in the Loop podcast. Just head over to survey.gettinginthelooppodcast.com to take a quick survey about the Getting in the Loop podcast. Again, that survey.gettinginthelooppodcast.com, so you can shape the future of the Getting in the Loop Podcast.  [00:00:36] Hi, I'm Katie Whalen and join me each week I talk with experts around the globe about Circular Economy. You'll find out what's being done to make it a reality and if it can really solve the problems it promises. It's time for Getting in...
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Transcript: Managing Circular Supply Chains with Adrian Segens

Transcript: Managing Circular Supply Chains with Adrian Segens SEE THE SHOW NOTES AND LISTEN AT: Managing Circular Supply Chains with Adrian Segens Katie Whalen [00:00:00] Hi and welcome back to Getting in the Loop. I'm your host, Katie, and today, I'm getting in the loop with Adrian Segen's about supply chain management and managing material risks.  [00:00:15] Hi, I'm Katie Whalen and join me each week as I talk with experts around the globe about Circular economy. You'll find out what's being done to make it a reality and if it can really solve the problems it promises, it's time for Getting in the Loop.  [00:00:36] Our guest today, Adrian Segens, is a corporate development consultant. Since 2008, Adrian has worked with innovative companies in that special place where technology supply chains and sustainability meet. His projects have focused on using innovative technologies to address issues such as supply chain transparency, natural capital accounting and corporate environmental reporting. In this episode, you will hear...
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Circular Economy in a Time of COVID-19

Circular Economy in a Time of COVID-19

Circular Economy in a Time of COVID-19 Episode 043: Podcast Show Notes I had planned for this episode to be a recap of my trip to the Circular Economy Symposium at Harvard, which took place earlier this month and I know some of you tuned into virtually! But, today I wanted to address the topic that’s everywhere right now: coronavirus. In today’s episode, I am reflecting broadly on the effect that the COVID-19 pandemic could have on the circular economy movement. I’ve selected three positive effects I hope it will have including: Improving our ability for (virtual) collaboration Illustrating the possibility for strong leadership and quick action Supporting distributed - rather than centralised - circularity We also touch on the European Commission’s New Circular Economy Action Plan. I want to hear your thoughts and comments, so I’ve posted the transcript of this podcast on my LinkedIn as an article.  After you’re done listening, I invite you to join in on the conversation by posting a comment on the...
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Circular Business Transformation and Moving Towards Circular Economy with Mike Townsend | Getting in the Loop Podcast

Circular Business Transformation and Moving Towards Circular Economy with Mike Townsend | Getting in the Loop Podcast

Circular Business Transformation and Moving Towards Circular Economy with Mike Townsend Episode 042: Podcast Show Notes Today we are talking with the Earthshine Group’s Founder and CEO Mike Townsend! Mike is passionate about sharing knowledge and skills in support of the transition towards a sustainable economy. In this episode, Mike talks about the business of change and how transforming business towards circular ways of working starts with capability development. You’ll also hear about some recent circular economy projects that Mike has been involved with, including a fascinating project with Norsk Ombruk, which remanufactures white goods such as washing machines. Learn More About Circular Economy Earthshine Group Website  Norsk Ombruk: The Benefits Case for Remanufacturing Transcript for this episode   About Today's Guest Mike Townsend Mike Townsend is an influential business and economic transformation leader, board member, speaker, teacher, and writer – with thirty-five years of experience in business, supply chain, consultancy, education & training, and engineering. He has worked with a wide range of organisations, large and small, in...
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Transcript: Accelerating Circular Economy in the USA with Kate Daly

Transcript: Accelerating Circular Economy in the USA with Kate Daly SEE THE SHOW NOTES AND LISTEN AT: Accelerating Circular Economy in the USA with Kate Daly Katie Whalen [00:00:00] Getting in the Loop. Episode 25 Accelerating Circular Economy in the USA with Kate Daly. [00:00:11] Hi, I'm Katie Whalen and join me each week as I talk with experts around the globe about Circular Economy. You'll find out what's being done to make it a reality and if it can really solve the problems it promises, it's time for Getting in the Loop. [00:00:31] Welcome back to the Getting in the Loop Podcast. I'm your host, Katie Whalen. And today, we're welcoming Kate Daly of Close Loop Partners to the podcast. Kate Daly is the executive director of the Center for the Circular Economy at Closed Loop Partners and Impact Investment Firm. The center is a hub for circular business acceleration, investment and research focusing on packaging. Food. The built environment and apparel and...
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Transcript: Moving to a Circular Economy with Walter Stahel (Part 2)

Transcript: Moving to a Circular Economy with Walter Stahel (Part 2) SEE THE SHOW NOTES AND LISTEN AT: Moving to a Circular Economy with Walter Stahel (Part 2) Katie Whalen [00:00:06] I'm Katie Whalen and join me each week as I talk with experts around the globe about Circular Economy. You'll find out what's being done to make it a reality, and if it can really solve the problems it promises. It's time for Getting in the Loop. [00:00:26] Hi, I'm Katie, and welcome back to the Getting in the Loop Podcast. Today, we're getting back in the loop with part two of our special two-part interview with the founding father of the performance economy, Dr. Walter Stahel. Walter is the founder and director of the Product Life Institute based in Switzerland, which is the oldest established consultancy in Europe devoted to developing sustainable strategies and policies. He is also a visiting professor in the Department of Engineering and Physical Sciences at the...
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Transcript: Packaging and plastics in a circular economy with Olaf Boerner

Transcript: Packaging and plastics in a circular economy with Olaf Boerner SEE THE SHOW NOTES AND LISTEN AT:  Packaging and plastics in a circular economy with Olaf Boerner Katie Whalen [00:00:01] Hi, I'm Katie Whalen and join me each week as I talk with experts around the globe about Circular economy. You'll find out what's being done to make it a reality and if it can really solve the problems it promises. It's time for Getting in the Loop. [00:00:15] Hello and welcome to the Getting in the Loop Podcast. Thanks so much for tuning in today. It is now fall, which means summer is sadly kind of over. I hope that you had a good one. Right now, I actually- Well, I actually prerecorded all of the episodes. So right now I'm recording this in June and it's kind of hard for me to imagine that this is not going to air until, you know, the fall, because my summer hasn't even...
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Transcript: Circular IT and Closing the Loop with Joost De Kluijver

Transcript: Circular IT and Closing the Loop with Joost De Kluijver SEE THE SHOW NOTES AND LISTEN AT: Circular IT and Closing the Loop with Joost De Kluijver Katie Whalen [00:00:00] Hi, I'm Katie Whalen and join me each week as I talk with experts around the globe about Circular economy. You'll find out what's being done to make it a reality, and if it can really solve the problems it promises. It's time for Getting in the Loop. [00:00:15] Hi and welcome to Getting in the Loop. I'm Katie. And today, I'm talking with Joost De Kluijver about circular I.T. Joost is founder and CEO of the Social Enterprise Closing the Loop, which has developed a service that delivers on the growing demand for circular I.T. Prior to founding Closing the Loop, Joost worked for Accenture and the Global Reporting Initiative. In this episode, you will learn about the work that Joost and his organization in Closing the Loop is doing...
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Transcript: How to Invest in Circular Business with Andrea Brown

Transcript: How to Invest in Circular Business with Andrea Brown SEE THE SHOW NOTES AND LISTEN AT:  How to Invest in Circular Business with Andrea Brown Katie Whalen [00:00:00] Getting in the Loop Podcast. Episode 19: How to Invest in Circular Business with Andrea Brown. [00:00:11] Hi, I'm Katie Whalen and join me each week as I talk with experts around the globe about Circular economy. You'll find out what's being done to make it a reality and if it can really solve the problems it promises. It's time for Getting in the Loop. [00:00:28] Hi and welcome to Getting in the Loop. I'm Katie. And today, we're talking with Andrea Brown about investing in the circular economy. But first, in September, there will be a train the trainer session for risk and race, which is a serious game I co-developed to simulate circular business operations and the financial side of running a circular business. I invite you to head on over to businessgame.gettinginthelooppodcast.com...
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Transcript: Circular Material Marketplaces with Christian van Maaren

Transcript: Circular Material Marketplaces with Christian van Maaren SEE THE SHOW NOTES AND LISTEN AT: Circular Material Marketplaces with Christian van Maaren Katie Whalen [00:00:05] Hi, I'm Katie Whalen and join me each week as I talk with experts around the globe about Circular Economy. You'll find out what's being done to make it a reality and if it can really solve the problems it promises. It's time for Getting in the Loop. [00:00:27] Welcome back to the Getting in the Loop Podcast. I'm your host, Katie. And today we have Christian van Maaren of the Excess Materials Exchange getting in the loop with us. The Excess Materials Exchange is a company that Christian co-founded to help connect stakeholders and create value for their customers by finding new uses for materials that were once thought of as waste and previously unused. They work with various industries and sectors, including plastics, textiles and construction materials. In this episode, Christian tells about the economic and...
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