Don’t forget – still 10 days to enter The Circulars. An initiative of the World Economic Forum and the Forum of Young Global Leaders is the world’s premier circular economy award program, offering recognition to individuals and organizations from commerce and civil society across the globe that have made notable contributions to the circular economy in the private sector, public sector and society.
Here is The Circular 2016 Year book where you can find all great and inspiring case studies on all of The Circulars 2016.
Organizers emphasize entrants to the awards are leading the way in driving innovation and growth that is decoupled from the use of scarce natural resources. Awards will be presented in a ceremony at the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting in Davos in January 2017.
Slovenian circular economy cases will be among entrants
This year for the first time Circular Change was invited to join as a regional partner to help spread the news about the Awards. And gladly at this point we can say also Slovenian circular economy cases will be among entrants. They will join leading circular group of more than 400 companies and projects enter the award in past two years.
On January 19th 2016, The World Economic Forum’s Community of Young Global Leaders, in collaboration with Accenture, hosted the second annual Circulars awards at the Annual Meeting of the World Economic Forum in Davos-Klosters. The event was a great success, with eight Circular Economy Awards being presented.
»Three years ago we engaged in a transformation journey towards a circular economy. We’ve changed our mission as resourcing the world, we changed our organization out of the silos. «
Veolia, Winner, The Accenture Award for Circular Economy Multinational 2016
The circular economy is at the core of global leader in optimized resource management, Veolia’s, strategy and commitments. By breaking water, waste and energy silos, and innovating by combining digital technologies with advanced industrial processes, Veolia has led circular collaboration across industries, cities, and communities.
Building on the expertise of its 179,000 people, the company has developed circular models including remanufacturing from waste, prolongation of equipment lifecycles, renewable supplies and wastewater recycling. Today, Veolia manages the energy services of over 2,000 industrial facilities and has recovered over 38 million tons of waste in 2014. It is focused on its commitment to the planet via continued innovation, cooperation and business transformation by building and shaping the circular economy.
Great and inspiring case studies
But this is just one and very short example of last year circular economy cases. Here is The Circular 2016 Year book where you can find all great and inspiring case studies on all of The Circulars 2016 Winners, Runners Up, Finalists and Highly Commended entries.
“We hope you find the stories within encouraging, and that they signify we are well on our way to making the circular economy a reality,” David, Ida, Peter & Rain from The YGL Circular Economy Taskforce Co-Chairs wrote in Thank you note at the beginning of the Year book.
And we hope too and wishing you nice inspirational journey through The Circular Year book 2016.