People and Society
£1 million of funding is currently available from Zero Waste Scotland for manufacturing businesses aiming to harness and innovate towards realising the significant economic and environmental benefits associated with a circular economy.
The circular economy is on the rise. The European Union has embraced the concept and corporations around the world are exploring circular business models. But progression is painfully slow. Still, each year, 6.5 million people are dying from air pollution, a third of all food is wasted and 8 million
MEP Sirpa Pietikäinen on why the circular economy isn’t just about materials but could offer a path away from populism and towards prosperity.
Can this project be replicated to breathe life into some of the other 25,000 miles of poor coastal desert around the world?
The information technology revolution has only just begun, yet it is removing jobs faster than its creating them in a global economy which has faltering growth, social tensions, unemployment and resource issues. What are the consequences, and what needs to be done? In this episode we hear from Nikki Silvestri, a social entrepreneur