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Getting In the Loop: Circular Economy | Sustainability | Closing the Loop
1 minutes | Jul 5, 2021
Katie here! The Getting in the Loop podcast is going on a summer break during July and August and will resume regular episodes in September.If you want to continue to learn about circular economy over the summer, we have a number of circular economy resources on our website. These include free downloads and new games to support you on your circular economy journey, especially if you want to share circular economy with others. Head to www.gettinginthelooppodcast.com and click ‘Resources’.That being said: While the podcast may be on summer break, the Getting in the Loop circular economy podcast team will still be working behind the scenes, including planning and making new episodes for you! In fact, I asked members of our podcast Linkedin group what they wanted to hear about in upcoming episodes - so if you haven’t responded to that post, be sure to do so! Become a member of the Linkedin Group: Getting in the Loop Podcast. It’s a great way to get in touch with me and connect with other listeners!I hope you have a great July and August and will talk to you in September!
58 minutes | Jun 21, 2021
What You Need to Know about Circular Materials and Measuring Circular Economy with Jim Goddin
Circular Sectors Navigator E-BookLinkedin Group: Getting in the Loop PodcastResources and links discussed in this episode are available at gettinginthelooppodcast.com.Today I’m thrilled to introduce you to Jim Goddin. Jim is Head of Circular Economy at thinkstep-anz, a sustainability consultancy based in Australia and New Zealand. Jim was one of the first people I met when I started learning about the circular economy back in 2012. In this episode of the Getting in the Loop circular economy podcast, Jim shares what he’s learned having worked with circular economy issues over the past 10 years. Jim explains what most people get wrong about circular economy, the importance of measuring circularity, and what it was like to work with the Ellen MacArthur Foundation on the development of their Material Circularity Indicator. We also discuss his expertise in critical raw materials and the one thing he thinks all companies should know - but likely don’t! Will you know it? About Today’s GuestJim Goddin is Head of Circular Economy at thinkstep-anz. He specialises in circular economy systems design and has worked alongside the Ellen MacArthur Foundation for much of the past decade leading and co-authoring the widely adopted Material Circularity Indicator methodology. He has worked extensively on the development of eco-design tools and the assessment of business risks resulting from critical materials and hazardous substances legislation.Resources and links discussed in this episode are available at gettinginthelooppodcast.com.
56 minutes | Jun 7, 2021
What Sports and Circular Economy Culture Shifts Have in Common with Brad Jeavons
Circular Sectors Navigator E-BookLinkedin Group: Getting in the Loop PodcastResources and links discussed in this episode are available at gettinginthelooppodcast.com.What do sports and circular economy have in common? Well, today’s Getting in the Loop guest Brad Jeavons thinks approaches traditionally used by sports teams could help us create more sustainable and circular companies, especially when it comes to strategy and cultural deployment of circular economy concepts. Brad is an author, coach and presenter who focuses on helping organizations and their people reach their potential. In this episode, Brad shares what we can learn about transitioning to a circular economy from his experience helping large organizations shift culture. We also talk about why customer centric companies are more likely to have success with the circular economy and Brad shares his thoughts on the state of circular economy in Australia. Resources and links discussed in this episode are available at gettinginthelooppodcast.com.
47 minutes | May 24, 2021
Can Circular Economy Enable Infinite Economic Growth? with Ekaterina Chertkovskaya
Circular Sectors Navigator E-BookLinkedin Group: Getting in the Loop PodcastResources and links discussed in this episode are available at gettinginthelooppodcast.com.In today’s episode: Ekaterina Chertkovskaya explains the concept of degrowth and shares examples of what this could mean in practice by presenting possible alternatives focused on openness and relocalization. She also explains why we should be wary of placing the blame on individuals and private citizens when it comes to sustainability - and what we can actually do to address this issue. Resources and links discussed in this episode are available at gettinginthelooppodcast.com.
40 minutes | May 10, 2021
#CircularNext and Exploring Circular Economy in North America with Humberto Olivo
You might think the circular economy movement is only growing in Europe - but today’s podcast guest proves other parts of the globe are also interested in the circular economy! In this week’s episode of the Getting in the Loop circular economy podcast, I speak with Humberto Olivo from #CircularNext North America, a series of monthly events organized throughout 2021 with the aim to explore circular economy best practices in North America. In this episode, Humberto shares why he was motivated to start #CircularNext North America and how you can get involved. You’ll hear about topics previously covered in the series - including digitalization and circular economy in regions - and learn about upcoming topics including tourism, finance, and more. Resources and links discussed in this episode are available at gettinginthelooppodcast.com.Circular Sectors Navigator E-BookLinkedin Group: Getting in the Loop PodcastResources and links discussed in this episode are available at gettinginthelooppodcast.com.Leave Katie a voice message here - and maybe YOU will appear on the next episode.
44 minutes | Apr 26, 2021
Circular Cities Initiatives and The Example of Prague with Vojtech Vosecky
Circular Sectors Navigator E-BookLinkedin Group: Getting in the Loop PodcastResources and links discussed in this episode are available at gettinginthelooppodcast.com.Leave Katie a voice message here - and maybe YOU will appear on the next episode.About Today’s GuestVojtěch Vosecky is an Associate of Circle Economy, Co-founder of circular consultancy INCIEN, chair of the CE steering group @ city of Prague. He has worked on circular economy related issues in the European Parliament and currently works as Circle Economy's Associate focused on Nordics and the CEE. Vojtěch leads an expert team on circular economy for the city of Prague and collaborates with numerous other organisations. He is a member of the international groups such as Circular Economy Club and the Visegrad for Sustainability.
39 minutes | Apr 12, 2021
How Digital Technology Can Help Enable a Circular Economy Annika Hedberg
ResourcesCircular Sectors Navigator E-BookLinkedin Group: Getting in the Loop PodcastResources and links discussed in this episode are available at gettinginthelooppodcast.com.Leave Katie a voice message here - and maybe YOU will appear on the next episode.About Today’s GuestAnnika Hedberg is Head of the Sustainable Prosperity for Europe Programme at the European Policy Centre (EPC), an independent think tank based in Brussels, Belgium. She joined the EPC in 2010 and over the years has worked on a wide range of policy areas, including climate, energy, environment, health, circular economy and industrial transformation. In her role as Head of Programme, she aims to promote discussion on the drivers and foundations for a more sustainable and competitive European economy.
35 minutes | Mar 29, 2021
Does Canada have a Circular Economy? with Paul Shorthouse
ResourcesCircular Sectors Navigator E-BookLinkedin Group: Getting in the Loop PodcastResources and links discussed in this episode are available at gettinginthelooppodcast.com.Leave Katie a voice message here - and maybe YOU will appear on the next episode.Want to know what’s happening with the circular economy in North America and especially Canada? In this week’s episode of the Getting in the Loop circular economy podcast I speak with Paul Shorthouse from the Circular Economy Leadership Coalition. Paul shares examples of circular economy in Canada, tells us why he believes North America is ready to adopt a circular economy, and explains the regional differences that could influence how circular economy concepts are adopted in North America. About Today’s GuestPaul Shorthouse is one of Canada’s leading experts in the emerging circular economy, providing solutions and engaging leaders who are working at the intersection of business innovation, public policy, economic development, and sustainability. In February 2021, Paul took on the role of Managing Director of the Circular Economy Leadership Coalition (CELC), and continues in his role with the GLOBE Series and The Delphi Group where he is a senior director and leads their Green and Circular Economy practice nation-wide.
46 minutes | Mar 15, 2021
Transparency and Technology in Circular Supply Chains with Mesbah Sabur
Get ready to learn all about how digitalization and technology can help enable a more circular economy by creating transparent supply chains. Mesbah Sabur joins us to share how his company Circularise is using blockchain to create an open-source platform for sharing data across supply chains. Circularise’s ambition is to improve transparency so that companies can move towards more circular production processes, starting with the plastics sector. In this episode, you’ll hear about Circularise and the common misunderstandings that people make about tech and circular economy. Mesbah sets the record straight and explains the 3 main types of approaches to supply chain transparency. Resources and links discussed in this episode are available at gettinginthelooppodcast.com.About Today’s GuestMesbah Sabur learned the value of hard work as an Afghan refugee, whose family sought asylum in his adopted homeland of the Netherlands when he was just 7. He recalls the frequent advice offered by his father during the five years they lived in refugee camps before achieving resident status: "Remember that you need to earn everything you are doing." That can-do philosophy — and his belief that it’s tough to solve big problems from inside big companies — inspired the creation four years ago of Circularise.
26 minutes | Mar 1, 2021
#61: Four Steps to Taking Circular Action and This Circular Economy Podcast Turns Two!
Today marks the 2nd anniversary of the Getting in the Loop podcast! To celebrate, I’m answering your most frequently asked questions: “How can I get started implementing a circular economy?” “What can I do?” In this episode, I share four steps to action-oriented circular economy. I’ve developed them based on what I’ve learned from our podcast guests and my own PhD research since launching the world’s first circular economy podcast two years ago. I’ve dubbed it ACT C(ircular) to help you remember:A: Acknowledge what you already know. What skills and expertise do you have? How could you draw on them?C: Commit to a small scope. Think small.T: Try out different CE strategies. Trial and error.C(ircular): Check the outcomes. What are the benefits? LINKSCircular Sectors Navigator E-BookLinkedin Group: Getting in the Loop PodcastLeave Katie a voice message here- and maybe YOU will appear on the next episode. Episode on circular entrepreneurs ReSOLVE framework.
48 minutes | Feb 15, 2021
#60: How to Communicate Effectively about Circular Economy with Virginia Cinquemani
In this episode, Virginia Cinquemani shares the mistakes us circular economy professionals often make when we talk about circular economy. Are you making any of them? Get ready to find out! Through her company Green Gorilla, Virginia coaches sustainability professionals on how to make an impact and find the right way to communicate sustainability to their stakeholders. Virginia has a deep passion for sustainability and she is an advocate of bridging the soft skill gap in technical fields for effective and lasting change. She is also the author of SustainABLE: How to Find Success as a Sustainability Professional in a Rapidly Changing World. Resources and links discussed in this episode are available at gettinginthelooppodcast.com.About Today’s GuestVirginia Cinquemani is the director and founder of Green Gorilla Consultants Ltd, a training and coaching company focused on empowering sustainability professionals to make an impact. She is the author of SustainABLE: How to Find Success as a Sustainability Professional in a Rapidly Changing World, and the Hub Lead for Women in Sustainability Hertfordshire.
46 minutes | Feb 1, 2021
#59: Circular Economy in Sweden and the Nordic Circular Hotspot with Elin Bergman
I’m thrilled to welcome Elin Bergman to the podcast. Elin has been called the “Circular economy queen of Sweden.’’ In this episode, you will hear how Elin stumbled upon the circular economy and how ever since she has been working to implement the transition to a more circular economy. You’ll find out about how Sweden is moving towards a circular economy and what Elin thinks needs to happen in order to make the transition. You’ll learn about Elin’s most recent initiative, a new international network called ‘The Baltic Stewardship Initiative’ which aims to enable recirculation of nutrients in the region from the agri-food sector.Elin works as the circular economy expert at WWF Sweden, is one of the initiators of the Nordic Circular Hotspot and is the Vice President and spokesperson of the Swedish circular economy network Cradlenet. Resources and links discussed in this episode are available at gettinginthelooppodcast.com.Katie’s note: Since this episode was recorded, I have left my role as a Managing Partner of the Nordic Circular Hotspot.About Today’s GuestElin Bergman has been called the “Circular economy queen of Sweden.’’ She works as the circular economy expert at WWF Sweden, is one of the initiators of the Nordic Circular Hotspot and is the Vice President and spokesperson of the Swedish circular economy network Cradlenet. Cradlenet is one of the oldest circular economy networks in the world, celebrating their 10-year anniversary in 2019 with working to accelerate the transition of circular economy in Sweden and the world. At WWF, Elin has developed a new international network, The Baltic Stewardship Initiative, to enable recirculation of nutrients in the region from the agri-food sector.
58 minutes | Jan 18, 2021
#58: Moving to Reusable Packaging and Circular Economy Systems with Jennifer von der Heydt
Jennifer von der Heydt of Loop-it joins me on the podcast today! Jennifer is CEO and Co-Founder of Loop-It, which is an easy, convenient and affordable reuse system for products. Their reusable coffee cups can already be found in cafes throughout Sweden.Jenn founded loop-it in 2019 after her Erasmus at Linköping University in Sweden where loop-it began as an idea at an innovation bootcamp. Jennifer and the other co-founders won second place and kept going with their idea. In September 2020, she moved to Stockholm to work on loop-it full time. Loop-it was most recently part of the +impact accelerator from Danske Bank, RISE, WeWork Labs and Ignite Sweden.In this episode, Jennifer tells us about Loop-it and shares her experience as a circular entrepreneur. You’ll hear about what she’s learned setting up loop-it and the one question she always gets asked -- and is ready to answer for the last time on the podcast! Resources and links discussed in this episode are available at gettinginthelooppodcast.com.About Today’s GuestJennifer von der Heydt has a background in Consumer Psychology and Circular Economy / Systems Design. She founded loop-it in 2019 after her Erasmus at Linköping University in Sweden where loop-it began as an idea at an innovation bootcamp. Jennifer and the other co-founders won second place and kept going with their idea. In September 2020, she moved to Stockholm to work on loop-it full time. Loop-it was most recently part of the +impact accelerator from Danske Bank, RISE, WeWork Labs and Ignite Sweden.
18 minutes | Dec 14, 2020
#57: Year in Review: Your Top 3 Circular Economy Podcast Episodes
Resources featured in this episode:* In the Loop Circular Business Deck* Circular Sectors Navigator E-BookLeave Katie a voice message - and maybe YOU will appear on the next episode. Leave your message: https://lnkd.in/dGWjxnqJoin the Getting in the Loop: LinkedIn PagePrevious episodes mentioned: #39 (circular design), #40, #41 (circular business models), #45, #49 (biomaterials), #47, #51 (plastics), #50 (circular experiment)Link to listener Sarah Thomas’ article: Read hereFeatured listener voicemail: Harivignesh Narayanasamy
13 minutes | Nov 30, 2020
#56: Fall Recap: 3 Circular Economy Events You Don’t Want to Miss
It’s been a crazy year hasn’t it? I hope all of you have been well considering this year has looked quite different than usual. One upside to going digital is the plethora of virtual events about circular economy. In this episode, I’m sharing about three online circular economy events from this fall. There's still time to join the upcoming IS4CE seminar: Join me live on December 2, 2020 at 16:30 CET for the IS4CE Seminar and catch recordings for the other events if you missed them!Become a part of the Getting in the Loop Podcast Linkedin Group.Fall 2020 events discussed in this episode:October 2020 : Putting circularity metrics to work in business November 2020 : Nordic Circular SummitDecember 2020 : IS4CE Seminar on “Circular transitions: Will incumbent companies make it? Learn more and register for free See more events at the WCEF Online Side Event Page
59 minutes | Nov 16, 2020
#55: Leading Sustainable Business and How the SDGs Changed Everything with Donald Eubank
Donald Eubank joins us on the podcast today! Based in Japan, Donald is co-author of the new book Leading Sustainably: The Path to Sustainable Business and How the SDGs Changed Everything. In this episode, Donald and I talk about the Sustainable Development Goals and how companies are using them to guide sustainable business practices. Developed by the United Nations, the Sustainable Development Goals are 17 goals often referred to as the ‘SDGs’ that provide a blueprint for us to achieve a better future for all. In today’s episode, I challenge Donald about their usefulness as guides for helping us achieve climate goals. Donald shares tangible examples from global companies that are using the SDGs as frameworks to implement sustainable business strategies in their organisations. Resources and links discussed in this episode are available at gettinginthelooppodcast.com . Join the Getting in the Loop Podcast Linkedin Group About Today’s GuestDonald Eubank is an experienced manager who has worked across the IT, finance, and media industries in Asia. As co-founder of Read the Air, he serves as a key advisor to businesses that are integrating sustainability into their core strategy, guiding their teams to lead sustainably and apply critical tools for managing impact. Donald is a former features editor and contributor at The Japan Times. A graduate of St. John's College, he applies critical thinking, philosophy and science to take deep dives on difficult new subjects and determine future directions for business strategy.
51 minutes | Nov 2, 2020
#54: Climate Activism and Zero Waste Awareness with Mariska Nell of Mama Earth Talk
Mariksa Nell is a Climate Activist, Artist and host of the Mama Earth Talk podcast. Today she joins us on the Getting in the Loop podcast to talk about zero waste, sustainability, and of course - circular economy! Mariksa Nell started experimenting with trash️ in her artwork and the curiosity of the medium had her researching how waste affects the environment. Since then, she has worked with many organisations globally to drive environmental and sustainable change and inspires change through her artwork, podcasting, and public speaking. Her artwork can be found in the collections Trevor Noah, Adrian Grenier, Gary Vaynerchuck, Kris Fade, and Black Coffee Mason Plumlee.In this episode, Mariska tells us how she became interested in climate activism and the unique way she went about raising sustainability awareness in the UAE. You will also learn about her motivation to start the Mama Earth Talk podcast and what she has learned from talking with experts all over the world having produced the podcast for over two years. Resources and links discussed in this episode are available at gettinginthelooppodcast.com.About Today’s GuestMariksa Nell started experimenting with trash️ in her artwork and the curiosity of the medium had her researching how waste affects the environment. She decided to take the trash to the streets of the UAE and wore all the trash she generated. 30 days and 65 kg of waste later she had the country buzzing with questions about waste and wanting to know how they can reduce it. This was the start of the podcast, Mama Earth Talk. She has worked with many organisations globally to drive environmental and sustainable change and inspires change through her artwork, podcasting, and public speaking. Her artwork can be found in the collections Trevor Noah, Adrian Grenier, Gary Vaynerchuck, Kris Fade, Black Coffee Mason Plumlee.
63 minutes | Oct 19, 2020
#53: Circular Economy in Healthcare and the Pharmaceutical Industry with Frederik van Deurs
Frederik van Deurs joins us on the podcast today! Based in Copenhagen, Denmark, Frederik is the CEO of the Green Innovation Group, which has worked with pharmaceutical company Novo Nordisk in a circular innovation challenge. Today you will learn about this challenge and Frederik’s takeaways. Our conversation really got me thinking about circular economy in healthcare and how to address consumable products in a circular way, since Novo Nordisk produces +500 million insulin pens a year. Let’s dive into today’s podcast and learn what Frederik has to say about the process of working with Novo Nordisk to look into plastic alternatives, take back solutions, and the possibilities to use enzyme waste to produce new products. Resources and links discussed in this episode can be found at gettinginthelooppodcast.com .About Today’s GuestFrederik is CEO of Green Innovation Group, which is a consulting firm that makes strategy and innovation for large clients. Frederik graduated from the University of Copenhagen with a specialty in anthropology and alternative societies. Last year, Frederik and the Green Innovation Group were a key part of the Novo Nordisk Innovation Challenge. Through the challenge Novo Nordisk and the Green Innovation Group looked at 350 circular economy companies before adopting five in an accelerator. Novo Nordisk is currently running pilot projects with several of the companies from the accelerator.
47 minutes | Oct 5, 2020
#52: What is the role of marketing in a circular economy? with Alena Kuzniatsova
How can marketing be used to help create a more circular economy? Alena from Orange Bird is here to share with us the ins and outs of marketing and that it is not inherently about getting people to buy more. Tune in to hear why you might want to start collaborating with your marketing department when it comes to innovating new circular business models. Resources and links discussed in this episode can be found at gettinginthelooppodcast.com .About Today’s GuestAlena Kuzniatsova is Founder and Chief Value Officer of Orange Bird. After working in different marketing functions for 15+ years, in 2017, Alena founded Orange Bird, an agile marketing agency, which focuses on and serves companies who use circular business models and help to reduce and eliminate greenhouse emissions.
3 minutes | Sep 28, 2020
Special invitation! Join the Getting in the Loop Podcast Group on Linkedin
Join the podcast Linkedin group: https://www.linkedin.com/groups/12471484/ The aim of the Linkedin group is to enable Getting in the Loop podcast listeners to connect and discuss the podcast and circular economy! I also plan to share information and events I think might be relevant for you and invite you to do the same.Don't forget this week's events:Virtual WCEFonlineCircular Hotspots of the World EventView the complete list of WCEF Side Events here.
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