REGISTER NOW    |    MARCH 26-28, 2014
GLOBE 2014

From the Inside Out: Transformational Company Best Practices

How can we mobilize a global transformation of the business world? What are the leadership attributes necessary to make businesses more effective while accelerating sustainability? By fostering a culture of innovation and collaboration, setting bold agendas, and establishi...

The Sharing Economy: Capitalizing on a Powerful New Sustainable Business Model

The “collaborative” or “sharing” economy is a disruptive new business model where information technology and social media is used to sell, share, trade, rent, or borrow unused assets. Collectively these activities earn extra income, save money, and use resources more efficiently....

Scaling Up Waste-to-Profit Strategies: New Tools and Best Practices

Many companies work hard to reduce their environmental footprints by implementing waste minimization or zero waste strategies. But industrial symbiosis and other emerging tools can turn waste streams into profit centers. This session will showcase leading edge practices and...

Biomimicry & Cradle-to-Cradle as Engines of Innovation

As in nature, with “biomimicry” and “cradle-tocradle” design concepts there is no such thing as waste. Using the same nutrient cycle principles found in nature, the right materials are always in the right place at the right time. This session explores how these sustainable design...

A New Era for Business: Emerging Drivers of the Circular Economy

In the face of sharp volatility increases across the global economy and proliferating signs of resource depletion, the call for a new economic model is getting louder. In the quest for a substantial improvement in resource performance across the economy, businesses have embraced...