circular business models

What we do

Circular business models modify the pattern of product and material flows through the economy. By doing so, they can reduce the adverse environmental side-effects resulting from the extraction, use, and eventual disposal of natural resources and materials. This results not only from facility level improvements in material productivity, but also from more fundamental changes in production and consumption patterns.

How we do it

Circular business models can come to life in a number of ways. We assist our partners in evaluating opportunities across the core business and adjacent opportunities and support in the design and planning of a circular product or service.
Example models include:

Why we do it

Circular business models resonate with consumers’ desire to act and empower both consumers and businesses to be more environmentally friendly. These models reduce waste across broad value chains and help businesses achieve emissions and waste reduction targets.
Strengthened by attractive business models, political support, and societal pressure, the circular economy will become dominant by the 2030s. Companies must start adopting circular economy business models now to remain competitive in the future. Much like born-digital companies disrupted traditional business models, we will see born-circular companies disrupting born-linear models.

A “do nothing strategy” is not sufficient. Companies must adopt circular elements in their business models, start pilot initiatives, and build a transition strategy with the circular economy concept as a key driver. Additional benefits of broader achievement of a circular economy:

From Plastics Crisis to a Circular Solution, the Business Opportunity

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We bring a portfolio of mutually reinforcing services to support organizations to accelerate their ESG journeys and ensure positive ROI for shareholders and stakeholders.

Where the World is Going

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