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NAEM Expert Led Webinar - Thriving in the Circular Economy: Product Design and Business Practices fo
NAEM Expert Led Webinar

NAEM Web Seminars are an easy and cost-effective way to share a learning experience with your colleagues. With one registration you can gather your entire EHS team around a computer or projector screen to collectively participate and brainstorm ideas

Thriving in the Circular Economy: Product Design and Business Practices for “Circular Tech” and Other Industries

Thriving in the Circular Economy: Product Design and Business Practices for “Circular Tech” and Other Industries

Thursday February 23, 2017
1:00 -2:00 p.m. (ET)

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Cost: FREE for Members, $49 for Non-Members

With current and upcoming resource constraints, plus society's growing disapproval of "disposable" products, it's time to design and offer products to leverage existing resources and keep them in the economy after use. This webinar will walk participants along the path from the make-and-waste Linear Economy to the use-and-reuse Circular Economy.

The Circular Economy sounds good financially and environmentally, but how does one actually transform an industry from the Linear to the Circular Economy? This webinar will provide specific ways of implementing Circular Economy design and business practices at manufacturing companies, with examples from the tech industry that will inspire all industries.

Attend and find out:

  • Critical enablers and barriers to thriving in the Circular Economy
  • How manufacturers can engage in the dialogue with suppliers and customers
  • What to expect from the regulatory framework surrounding the Circular Economy.
  • How to gain support from executives in making this critical and comprehensive change

Speakers:

Speaker Biography

Pamela J. Gordon

Pamela J. Gordon

For 18 years, Pamela has been coaching corporate executives in bolstering competitive advantage and profitability by increasing the environmental sustainability of products, services, and processes. She founded the supply-chain consultancy Technology Forecasters, wrote the book Lean and Green, trained over 1,000 engineers and managers in design-for-environment principles, was Expert in Residence at Presidio Graduate School's "MBA in Sustainability" program, and was named one of the Top 10 Women in Sustainability.

As Senior Consultant at Antea Group, Pamela brings the best of Technology Forecasters' thought leadership, research, methodologies, and consultants to the EHS & sustainability consultancy she believes is the world's best. From their collaboration, TFI and Antea Group clients now receive seamless, leading support in all areas of facility, product, and service environment, health, safety, and sustainability. Full bio...

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