Webinar - Onsdag 24 Februar kl 13:30 v/ Linda Frederich
«What a Waste»
Unmanaged and improperly managed waste from decades of economic growth has led to serious challenges for all living life on earth. In 2018, the world generated 2.01 billion tonnes of municipal solid waste. With the expected growth in the world’s population and with increasing prosperity the global waste is projected to grow to 3.40 billion tonnes by 2050. As urged by Ede Ijjasz-Vasquez in The World Bank (2018), waste management should be integrated into the paradigm of economic growth and innovation. A new economic model is emerging and will require a fundamentally new and holistic approach to business models, product design, transparency, and traceability, and it will challenge the global supply chain that shipping companies are a part of.
Question is: is shipping ready for it? Could there be hidden business opportunities for shipping in this situation