Renewable Matter # 21 / May-June

The American Way

by Emanuele Bompan

Focus The Big Package


In America, the term “circular economy” is seldom used. However, the corporate world is keeping an eye on what is happening on the other side of the Atlantic. Reporting from the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation’s Fourth Annual Sustainability and Circular Economy Summit.


What is the difference in the way Brussels and Washington D.C. see the circular economy? To get an answer one should have attended the Fourth Circular Economy Summit, organised by the powerful US Chamber of Commerce Foundation, and simply counted the amount of billion dollar corporations present. Big names such as Coca-Cola, AB-InBev, Lockeed Martin, Veolia, Lexus. The circular...

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