Circular economy publications
Our externally published articles and papers on the circular economy and sustainability… Some of these are by Peter Desmond, a valued former member of the Rethink Global team (and included here with Peter’s permission).
Chapter in ‘The Circular Economy and the Global South’
Peter Desmond's chapter in 'The Circular Economy and the Global South' explores how the circular economy can contribute to the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). It draws on case studies…
Get to know Brighton’s circular economy
Peter Desmond’s blog for Brighton Chambers of Commerce in 2018, explaining how the circular economy is good for business and better for customers too
How can we make more of scarce resources, reduce waste and move away from our current linear economy of ‘take-make-use-dispose’?
Small business can benefit from circular economy approaches. Peter Desmond outlines how you can get started by considering 6 P's: Products, Processes, Policies, Peer to Peer sharing, Practice and Packaging.
Recycling mobile phones in Africa
Examining the constraints inhibiting progress towards a circular economy for mobile phones in South Africa
The circular economy: a key tool in your procurement toolbox
Article by Catherine, published in Intelligent Sourcing magazine, August 2017 In the endless quest to deliver value, innovative procurement teams are taking a different perspective. Systems thinking approaches are helping…
Rethinking procurement for a circular economy
Catherine’s article for a new UN publication examines the vital role procurement plays in driving sustainable development – both for today’s generation and the ones to follow. Read the full…