Circular Economy Business Tour Will Highlight Cutting Edge Solutions to Eradicate Waste
Ecova, the total energy and sustainability management company, and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation are partnering to host an inaugural business tour on the Circular Economy in Seattle November 9 and 10. Companies are actively pursuing innovative approaches that encourage economic growth using yesterday’s waste as tomorrow’s resource. The circular economy is a regenerative model that aims to keep components, materials and products at their highest value at all times, creating no waste for the landfill.
“As our global economy continues to grow, meeting the increasing demand for products and services with finite natural resources will be challenging.”
“We have the opportunity to create a vibrant economy that harmonizes with our environment,” said Jacqueline Drumheller, manager, sustainability, for Alaska Airlines. “As our global economy continues to grow, meeting the increasing demand for products and services with finite natural resources will be challenging.”
The tour will convene forward-thinking businesses and other industry experts to observe and share best practices for successfully re-thinking and re-designing business models, materials, products, and systems that unlock the value of closing the loop, to accelerate scalable solutions across global supply chains.
Ecova is the total energy and sustainability management company whose sole purpose is to see more, save more, and sustain more for its clients. Using insights based on consumption, cost and carbon footprint data spanning thousands of utilities, hundreds of thousands of business sites and millions of households, Ecova provides fully managed, technology-optimized solutions for saving resources, which in turn increase returns, lower risks, and enhance reputations. Ecova is a subsidiary of Cofely, ENGIE Group. For more information, visit the company’s website at ecova.com, on LinkedIn at linkedin.com/company/ecova, or follow Ecova on Twitter at @ecovainc.