Wednesday, January 20, 2016
3:00 - 4:00 pm ET
Momentum is building towards a fundamental shift in our way of thinking about the economy.
linear Take-Make-Dispose economy is struggling to sustain economic
growth and is significantly challenged form all sides. The alternative, a
model that is circular and regenerative by design and aims to keep
materials and components at their highest value and utility at all
times, is gaining significant traction in business and policy.
this session we will hear from Casper Jorna (CE100 Business Lead at the
Ellen MacArthur Foundation) about the basics of a circular economy and
how business is taking advantage of this more lucrative model.
addition, Anna Vinogradova (Senior Manager Sustainability at Walmart)
will provide valuable insights and learnings as to how a large corporate
has started its journey towards a more circular economy.
webinar will provide you with a better understanding of a circular
economy, how you can get your organization to start changing, and how
your organization can get involved. There will be room for discussion
after the presentation.
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Casper Jorna, CE100 Business Lead, the Ellen MacArthur Foundation
In Casper’s current
role as CE 100 Business Lead, he is responsible for leading the Ellen
MacArthur Foundation’s CE 100 business program. The CE 100 is an
innovation platform bringing together leading businesses, regions,
pioneering universities, and emerging innovators in a pre-competitive
environment to support and accelerate the transition towards a circular
to joining the Foundation Casper initiated and lead the circular
economy program for mobile telecoms provider Vodafone Group. Through his
roles in sustainability, strategy, and business development, he has
gained hands-on experience with implementing propositions that
commercialise the circular economy principles such as handset buyback
schemes and sales of second hand devices.
holds a master in Movement Sciences of the University of Groningen and a
Master of Science in Business Strategy & Sustainability at the
Amsterdam Business School.
Anna Vinogradova, Senior Manager of Sustainability, Walmart
Vinogradova is a Senior Manager of Sustainability with specific
responsibility for Walmart’s global zero waste programs, based in
Bentonville, Arkansas. She is coordinating company projects around
technical and food waste reduction and diversion.
Prior to this Anna worked with Walmart in Asia overseeing sustainability work in China, India and Japan.
She has a Masters
degree in Financial Management from Saint-Petersburg State University in
Russia. After graduating, Anna led the St. Petersburg branch of the
non-commercial organization of AIESEC. Later she worked in social
start-ups in Russia and Puerto Rico. Anna’s expertise involves both
sustainability and CSR, as well as cross-cultural communication,
partnership building and social investment.