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Waste not, want not. It’s the circular economy

How can you ensure a circular economy model is good for your business as well as the planet? Find out in our podcast episode.

Is your organization going round in circles? If not, why not? The circular economy is more than just a buzzword. It’s a doctrine for a sustainable future, and one that more and more businesses are adopting.

Join Capgemini’s Courtney Holm and Lindsey Mazza, along with special guest Jon Khoo from Interface, as they explore circularity and its role in safeguarding the planet with show host Liz Lugnier.

Waste is a huge problem. For example, one stat tells us that 85% of textiles thrown away in the US ends up in landfill or is burned. And what happens to that old sofa when you’ve finished with it? Chances are it goes to the tip. But what if manufacturers and retailers could find a way to re-use the material in those clothes and that sofa? Perhaps use recycled material in their products? Or educate consumers on the value of circularity and make it easy for them to recycle?

Hear why consumers need to change their behaviour around overconsumption. Find out how carpet manufacturer Interface tackled the issue of waste and why the supply chain can be part of the solution. And what role will regulation play in shaping a circular economy?

Tune in to our podcast for answers and further insight.

027: Circular Economy Future Sight with Capgemini Invent

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About the speakers

Jon KhooJon KhooJon is the Head of Sustainability at Interface and he focuses on sustainability, inclusive business, and intrapreneurship. He specializes in the commercialization of the company’s sustainability initiatives and response to the current climate emergency, such as its mission Climate Take Back — to run its business in a way that reverses the effects of global warming. Jon currently serves on the trustee board of UK environmental charity, Surfers Against Sewage.
Courtney HolmCourtney HolmCourtney is Vice President of Sustainability Solutions at Capgemini Invent UK. She shapes the way Capgemini Invent UK creates long term, sustainable value for clients, enabling them with fresh perspectives and digital solutions so that they can play a transformative role in addressing planetary, people and systems challenges. Courtney has a proven track record of implementing innovative technology solutions across sectors; helping clients with a broad range of strategic and operational sustainability challenges.
Lindsey MazzaLindsey is the Global Retail Lead, Capgemini. She is a retail thought leader and subject matter expert, who specializes in shopper-centric, unified-channel commerce and innovation. With nearly 20 years of extensive experience in retail transformations, she’s served some of the world’s largest retailers in analytics-enabled integrated planning and execution, from consumer demand to receipt.