ISB Global Blog

24 Mar 15

Resource Productivity

Resource Productivity for Manufacturing Growth Resource productivity should be a top priority for manufacturers. This excerpt from a new book by McKinsey presents five core beliefs to drive growth by becoming leaner and greener. The Change in Resource Focus A … Continued

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3 Mar 15

Resource Exhibition – Great First Day

We had a very productive first day at the Resource Exhibition, Stand R350 http://www.resource-event.com/. We launched our RiDx Portal (Resource Information Data Exchange) which provides the foundation required to help manage the circular economy.  RiDx in simple terms provides an E-Commerce data exchange service for … Continued

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24 Feb 15

Smart Devices in a Circular Economy

A Circular Economy for Smart Devices – Opportunities in the US, UK and India A report by the Green Alliance Smartphones, tablets and laptops have moved from the fringe of computing to the mainstream in just five years. Sales of these … Continued

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30 Jan 15

Resource Event

Resource Event Realising the Opportunities of a Circular Economy Resource is the annual three day congress and exhibition that brings together circular economy exponents. Rather than being about sustainability, it’s about good business. Join 11,000 professionals from businesses large and … Continued

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29 Jan 15

Resource Information Data Exchange (RiDx)

SAP, Waste & Recycling One & Resource Information Data Exchange (RiDx) Providing the foundation required to help manage the Circular Economy. How can ISB Global & SAP help? By providing a networked infrastructure to aid UK councils and companies that operate within … Continued

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18 Dec 14

Circular Economy – A More Ambitious Plan

Circular Economy – New, More Ambitious Plans to be Drafted in 2015 European Commission Vice President Frans Timmermans has confirmed that the policy proposals around waste drawn up by the previous Commission will be scrapped, but that a ‘more ambitious’ … Continued

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15 Dec 14

The Circular Economy, ‘Anti-Competitive’

Circular Economy Would Inhibit Competitiveness     Concern is growing that an ambitious package to galvanise the circular economy in Europe could be blocked after leading businesses say the moves would inhibit competitiveness. The European Commission is set to discuss the proposed measures on … Continued

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12 Dec 14

Circular Economy Package Axed

‘Dismay’ at EC Plans to Axe Circular Economy Package Members of the waste and resources industry, the manufacturing industry and environment groups have issued a joint statement today (11 December) expressing ‘dismay’ at the European Commission’s (EC) reported plans to … Continued

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11 Dec 14

Extax Circular Economy Fiscal Reforms

Extax – A New Era & A New Plan – Fiscal Reforms for an Inclusive Circular Economy Extax – Transition Required In the European Union, awareness has grown that a transition is needed to an inclusive and circular economy, providing full employment … Continued

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10 Dec 14

SAP Cloud for Customer

SAP Cloud for Customer SAP has launched the next generation of CRM tools, focusing on a range of functional areas to enhance the customer engagement experience. The suite is available to target a range of business activities, from sales, marketing, … Continued

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