Managing Circular Supply Chains with Adrian Segens | Getting in the Loop Podcast

Managing Circular Supply Chains with Adrian Segens | Getting in the Loop Podcast

Managing Circular Supply Chains with Adrian Segens Episode 028: Podcast Show Notes Today I’m talking with Adrian Segens about supply chain management and managing material risks. In this episode you will hear why having a better understanding of where our products come from and where they end up can help us create a more circular economy. We talk about different ways technology can play in enabling supply chain management and the benefits of supply chain transparency for companies. Podcast Highlights and Circular Economy Takeaways Meet the RSA  How realistic is having an overview of supply chains Block chain, the Internet of Things and the role of technological solutions in managing supply chains Why supply chain management is crucial for circular economy The three big challenges of circular supply chains:  location, condition, and availability Benefits of managing risks through supply chain management/ Why it pays to have an overview of your supply chain Learn More About Circular Economy and Topics in this Episode Maersk material passports BAMB material passports  The Great Recovery Project The RSA Circularise RSA...
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Leadership for a Circular Economy with Wayne Visser | Getting in the Loop Podcast

Leadership for a Circular Economy with Wayne Visser | Getting in the Loop Podcast

Leadership for a Circular Economy with Wayne Visser Episode 027: Podcast Show Notes Today I’m talking with Prof. Dr Wayne Visser who is the Director of the Sustainable Transformation Lab at Antwerp Management School. In this episode, you will learn the four qualities of leaders and how you as an individual can act as an agent for change, including the four different types of change agents and how to tell which one are you. As you will hear, much of Wayne’s work has focused on leadership for sustainability, which I think is very much relevant for those of you trying to implement circular change. Podcast Highlights and Circular Economy Takeaways Projects at the Sustainable Transformation Lab related to circular economy The Corporate Leadership Group on circular economy Four things leaders do to inspire change How to be a circular economy champion at any level and the individual as change agent Four types of change agents How to tell your change agent type Learn More About Circular Economy and Topics in...
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What is the Circular Economy Game In the Loop? with Katherine Whalen | Getting in the Loop Podcast

What is the Circular Economy Game In the Loop? with Katherine Whalen | Getting in the Loop Podcast

What is the Circular Economy Game In the Loop? with Katherine Whalen Episode 026: Podcast Show Notes Today I’m sharing the story of the In the Loop circular economy game! In this solocast episode you’ll hear why the In the Loop game was created, how the game became a reality, and why I’m a fan of gamification. I share how the In the Loop game helps players to start thinking about moving towards a circular –rather than linear- economy and who’s been playing. Podcast Highlights 1:45 Who am I? 4:00 The In the Loop game story 7:00 What are critical raw materials? 13:00 How the game works 17:00 Who has been using this 19:30 Evaluating In the Loop in use 21:00 Important tips about using In the Loop Learn More About Circular Economy Alessandra Hool episode David Peck episode Solocast about Cobalt  Getting in the Loop Listener Survey  In the Loop Game FAQs   Want to leave a review of the Getting in the Loop podcast? Here's how: Don’t have an iTunes account? No problem – here’s a quick...
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Accelerating Circular Economy in the USA with Kate Daly | Getting in the Loop Podcast

Accelerating Circular Economy in the USA with Kate Daly | Getting in the Loop Podcast

Accelerating Circular Economy in the USA with Kate Daly Episode 025: Podcast Show Notes Today we’re welcoming Kate Daly of Closed Loop Partners to the podcast. In this episode you will learn about how Closed Loop Partners is working with US companies to help accelerate the transition to a circular economy. Kate tells us why companies are motivated to work on circularity and shares examples of recent projects including a challenge to ‘Reinvent the Paper Cup’ as part of the NExt Gen consortium founded by McDonald’s, Starbucks, and Closed Loop Partners. Podcast Highlights and Circular Economy Takeaways 2:30 Kate’s impressions from the World Circular Economy Forum 2019 3:45 What is happening in the USA regarding circular economy 5:00 Why the US private sector is motivated to move towards a circular economy 10:40 How Closed Loop Partners is working with brands to advance circularity 15:00 Bringing together competitors in the NExt Gen consortium and the challenge to ‘Reinvent the Paper’ cup 23:00 Benefits of (digital) material passports and examples in...
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Moving to a Circular Economy with Walter Stahel (Part 2) | Getting in the Loop Podcast

Moving to a Circular Economy with Walter Stahel (Part 2) | Getting in the Loop Podcast

Moving to a Circular Economy with Walter Stahel (Part 2) Episode 024: Podcast Show Notes In Part Two of our special two-part episode, we return with the founding father of the Performance Economy Dr. Walter Stahel. Today we learn about the work he is currently doing to accelerate the transition to a more circular economy. You will hear about his new book, The Circular Economy: A User’s Guide, including why he was motivated to write the book in the first place and why he thinks the most important part of circular economy is YOU. Podcast Highlights and Circular Economy Takeaways 2:00 How the World Circular Economy Forum 2017 motivated Walter to write his new book 10:30 Moving from (Extended Producer) Responsibility to Liability for a circular transition 17:00 How to change business models to increase profitability using the tricks of the Performance Economy 21:00 Why we need to move away from silo-thinking  26:00 Why achieving a circular economy starts with finding ways to motivate individuals Learn More About...
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Moving to a Circular Economy with Walter Stahel (Part 1) | Getting in the Loop Podcast

Moving to a Circular Economy with Walter Stahel (Part 1) | Getting in the Loop Podcast

Moving to a Circular Economy with Walter Stahel (Part 1) Episode 023: Podcast Show Notes In this special two-part episode, we hear from the founding father of the Performance Economy Dr. Walter Stahel. In today’s episode (Part One), we learn about Walter’s background, how his work on the performance economy began, and his experience finding arguments to convince people that buying performance rather than products makes sense for business as well as the environment. I also announce the winner of our special book giveaway in collaboration with Catherine Weetman!  Podcast Highlights and Circular Economy Takeaways 4:30 Walter’s background and how he became passionate about the performance economy 10:00 How to create wealth and well-being with much less resource consumption 14:30 Best practice examples of performance business cases 19:30 Behind the scenes with the fascinating story of single use cameras 21:00 Social benefits from creating performance business models 24:30 What has surprised Walter the most over the past forty years Learn More About Circular Economy and Topics in this Episode The...
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Packaging and plastics in a circular economy with Olaf Boerner | Getting in the Loop Podcast

Packaging and plastics in a circular economy with Olaf Boerner | Getting in the Loop Podcast

Packaging and plastics in a circular economy with Olaf Boerner Episode 022: Podcast Show Notes Today we’re talking with Olaf Boerner about plastics and packaging in a circular economy. In this episode, you will learn about current trends in the plastics industry and packaging sector, discover what it means to be plastic free and the tradeoffs associated with it, and hear about practicalities related to recycling plastics. Get ready to be shocked when you find out what things you use everyday that contain plastic! !!! SPECIAL GIVEAWAY !!! Catherine Weetman (Episode 008) and I have teamed up again for a fun giveaway: review the Getting in the Loop podcast on iTunes for the chance to win a copy of Catherine’s book,  Circular Economy: A Handbook for Business and Supply Chains. One lucky review will be drawn at random and I’ll announce the winner in an upcoming episode. Don’t have an iTunes account? No problem – here’s a quick step-by-step guide. Existing iPhone/iPad/iPod users can use this step-by-step...
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Circular IT and Closing the Loop with Joost De Kluijver | Getting in the Loop Podcast

Circular IT and Closing the Loop with Joost De Kluijver | Getting in the Loop Podcast

Circular IT and Closing the Loop with Joost De Kluijver Episode 021: Podcast Show Notes In this episode, you will learn about the work Joost and his organization CTL is doing to enable proper collection and recycling of African e-waste and find out how their service provides a solution for circular procurement of IT in Europe. !!! SPECIAL GIVEAWAY !!! Catherine Weetman (Episode 008) and I have teamed up again for a fun giveaway: review the Getting in the Loop podcast on iTunes for the chance to win a copy of Catherine’s book,  Circular Economy: A Handbook for Business and Supply Chains. One lucky review will be drawn at random and I’ll announce the winner in an upcoming episode. Don’t have an iTunes account? No problem – here’s a quick step-by-step guide. Existing iPhone/iPad/iPod users can use this step-by-step guide. To be considered for the giveaway, the review must be visible on the Getting In the Loop iTunes page by September 4, 2019 at 23:59 CEST. Listeners who have already left reviews...
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Empowering People and Brands to Create a Circular Economy with Peter Wang Hjemdahl | Getting in the Loop Podcast

Empowering People and Brands to Create a Circular Economy with Peter Wang Hjemdahl | Getting in the Loop Podcast

Empowering People and Brands to Create a Circular Economy with Peter Wang Hjemdahl Episode 020: Podcast Show Notes Today we’re talking about plastics consumption and recycling with Peter Wang Hjemdahl of rePurpose. In this episode, you will hear about the work Peter is doing to empower informal urban waste workers and raise awareness with plastic consumers. You will also learn about why you should find out more about your own plastic consumption and the importance of knowing what happens to your plastic. Podcast Highlights and Circular Economy Takeaways 3:30 Estimate your plastic footprint in three minutes 5:45 How rePurpose began and why they decided to focus on India 8:00 Current state of informal plastics recycling in India   13:30 How rePurpose works with recyclers  16:20 Making consumers aware of plastics and recycling 22:30 Ways to reduce your own plastic consumption 28:00 How to join the rePurpose movement in rethinking plastics  Learn More About Circular Economy and Topics in this Episode RePurpose Website RePurpose Instagram Calculate Your Plastic Footprint Your Yearly Plastic Waste About the Show Getting In the...
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How to Invest in Circular Business with Andrea Brown | Getting in the Loop Podcast

How to Invest in Circular Business with Andrea Brown | Getting in the Loop Podcast

How to Invest in Circular Business with Andrea Brown Episode 019: Podcast Show Notes Andrea Brown of the impact investment manager Quadia joins us on the podcast today! In this episode, you will learn about impact investing, hear Andrea’s thoughts on promising new business models that can help the transition to a more circular economy, and find out why circular finance has received a lot of attention lately.  Podcast Highlights and Circular Business Takeaways 3:00 Using finance to help scale the circular economy 5:45 Linear risks that the circular economy can avoid 8:00 What is impact investing and how is it different from traditional investment? 12:30 Quantifying the impact of circular businesses and trends in sustainable finance 16:30  Entrepreneurship and value creation in a circular economy through collaboration 19:30: Making the business case for circular business models 23:15 Visions for transitioning to a circular economy Learn More About Circular Economy and Topics in this Episode ‘Linear Risks’ Publication by Circle Economy CEO Guide to the Circular Economy by WBCSD Circular  Advantage Business Model Report...
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