#NetworkedEconomy

750 deaths in 7 months, due to poor waste management on dumpsites

At the start of its annual World Congress, ISWA – the International Solid Waste Association – presented a roadmap for closing the world’s biggest waste dumpsites. In order to protect the environment and to assure better public health and safety, … Continued

Software Platforms

ISB Global Software Platforms A suite of standalone or integrated software platforms designed for maximum operational efficiency, full flexibility, ease and usability. SmartWorld A software platform of pre-configured mobile and web applications, customer and supplier portal, transport planning, scheduling and … Continued

Digital Economy

Digital Economy – Transformation for Small & Midsize Companies Building a New Foundation for Simplicity & Growth Digital Economy – Technology is being applied to all aspects of life. People, business, and societies. The digital economy presents new challenges – … Continued

Supply Chains Go Circular

Link to Link – Driving Resource Efficiency Across Supply Chains A Report by the All Party Parliamentary Sustainable Resource Group Supply Chain to Circular Model The UK needs to move towards a system where the entire supply chain of products … Continued

The New Plastics Economy

The New Plastics Economy – Rethinking the Future of Plastics A report by Project Mainstream, an initiative by the Ellen Macarthur Foundation, World Economic Forum and McKinsey & Company Circular Economy – Reduce Impact – Increase Prosperity The circular economy … Continued

RiDx Software Platform

SAP Business One, Waste & Recycling One & The Resource Information Data Exchange (RiDx) A Platform to Help Manage a Circular Economy A circular economy is an alternative to a traditional linear economy (make, use, dispose) in which we keep resources in use for … Continued

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

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

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