ARE WE READY FOR CIRCULAR ECONOMY? TOWARDS ZERO WASTE IN CONSTRUCTION

Abstract Over the past decade, the concept of circular economy (CE) has emerged encouraging a rethinking of the way products are designed so that they can be “made to be made again”, turning the conveyor belt of consumerism into a circle (a closed-loop supply chain) and hence eliminate waste. The construction sector, especially, is known…

THESE ARE THE TOP 10 EMERGING TECHNOLOGIES OF 2019

Which of today’s technologies will shape tomorrow’s world? A new reportcompiled by the World Economic Forum reveals some of the breakthrough innovations that are expected to radically impact the global social and economic order.  “From income inequality to climate change, technology will play a critical role in finding solutions to all the challenges our world faces…

CIRCULAR ECONOMY PROVES FINANCIALLY VIABLE FOR RETAILERS

Dive Brief: A recent report from Accenture Strategy and Fashion For Good found that circular business models can be financially viable for retailers, but especially for those in the higher priced segments. For the luxury market, operating margins for rental, subscription rental and recommerce are 61%, 30% and 39%, respectively. For the premium segment, all models…