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A problem shared: a workshop on the circular economy with Manufacture 2030 and the WBCSD

Practitioners from over 30 companies come together for a workshop on circular economy practices, hosted by Manufacture 2030 and the WBCSD.
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Circular conversations: Manufacture 2030 & WBCSD deliver three circular economy webinars

Manufacture 2030 and WBCSD come together to run a series of three free circular economy webinars for designers, buyers and makers, hosted by Brendan Edgerton.
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Green money: financing scheme rewards suppliers who champion sustainability - The Guardian

'In most cases, only 10-30% of a company’s footprint lies within its own operations. The majority of impacts lie in consumer use and the supply chain'
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Raising the bar: brewers discuss how to reduce their environmental impact at Tap Social, Oxford

The Manufacture 2030 team joined Oxfordshire brewers for a spot of beer and brainstorming at Tap Social, to discuss how to reduce the environmental impact of brewing.
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Workshop: Circular Economy Guidance for Practitioners

Join Manufacture 2030, The World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD), Interface and HP Inc on 30th November for a workshop on embedding the circular economy into your business.
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World Business Council for Sustainable Development partners with Manufacture 2030 to deliver webinar series on circular economy

Join Manufacture 2030 and the World Business Council for Sustainable Development for a series of three webinars in November 2017 as we discuss the importance of design, procurement and manufacturing in developing a new product or service.
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Digital platform to cut industrial energy costs by 6.7% - Energy Live News

One of the biggest barriers for people progressing energy efficiency projects is a lack of time and resources to manage and execute a complex and long list of actions.
- Press Releases

Manufacture 2030 bee set to help reduce energy costs in factories by 6.7% per site, per annum

On average, users of the M2030 bee service look to save £160k+ per site, per annum, with a target to more than halve the amount of resources used in manufacturing by 2030.
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Pentland Centre enters collaboration with Manufacture 2030 - Lancaster University

This new partnership connects more businesses with the Pentland Centre’s research and creates additional opportunities for practitioners and academics to engage in in-depth dialogue.
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Edie roundtable: Driving renewables through the supply chain

Sustainability and energy experts from some of the world's biggest businesses recently gathered to explore how companies can reach out to supply chains to improve carbon performance.
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Manufacture 2030 is revolutionising how brands approach sustainability - Business Reporter

2degrees aims to improve the efficiency of companies and factories so that they could halve the resources to manufacture their products
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Asda, Co-op collaborate to streamline supply chain sustainability data - Sustainable Brands

Asda and the Co-op, together with leading sustainable business and supply chain platform 2degrees, are paving the way for the future of supply chain collaboration.
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Asda and Co-op team up to share supply chain data - Edie

Thanks to Manufacture 2030 competing retailers Asda and the Co-op have taken collaborative action to drive supply chain efficiency by aligning the environmental data they request from mutual suppliers.
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Top 3 insights from observing 40 manufacturers collaborate on energy efficiency

The aim of M2030 bee is simple – make it easy to investigate, prioritise and execute energy efficiency actions within manufacturing operations.
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Manufacture 2030 revolutionising how brands approach sustainability - The Telegraph

There's a huge untapped opportunity in resource efficiency and with the launch of Manufacture 2030 we have an opportunity to turn this problem into our strength.
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Asda and the Co-op put competition aside to pioneer supply chain efficiency drive

Asda and the Co-op are pioneering a new way of supply chain collaboration by enabling mutual suppliers to submit aggregated data on waste, water and energy to both retailers at the same time.
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800 professionals from 200 companies collaborating. highlights from the first 6 months

Through collaboration, knowledge sharing and inspiration Manufacturer2030 has helped to bring retailers, brands and manufacturers together to tackle sustainability issues at scale.
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The urgency - and the opportunity - of smart resource management

Minimising operational and supply risks, reducing environmental impact and capturing new growth opportunities are the three main pillars leading to a smarter resource management.
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The state of sustainability: Edie launches manufacturing sector report

This edie Insight report explores some of the key drivers, challenges and opportunities facing sustainability in UK manufacturing.
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Mars pledges $1 billion in sustainable supply chain to fight climate change

Mars has pledged to invest $1bn over the next few years as part of a “call to action” for companies to step up efforts in reducing emissions.
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Engaging with the UN’s sustainable development goals - The Telegraph

Businesses and experts explain why companies are aligning with the UN’s sustainable development goals – and what’s in it for them.
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Increase in Engagement Among Suppliers to Better Understand Sustainability

“The Call For Collective Action Across Supply Chains” Provides Evidence That The Act Of Integrating Sustainability Into Every Decision And Process In Supply Chains Helps Companies Avoid Risks To Their Bottom Lines And Creates More Sustainable Products For The Environment
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Why you should consider working with your competitors - Supply Management

It was 20 years ago when two academics wrote a book heralding a new era of collaboration. Co-opetition pronounced that the old rules of competition were dead
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Johnson & Johnson joins Mars and Co-op on sustainability platform - The Grocer

The Manufacture 2030 platform, launched by 2degrees, will try to find ways to slash costs in company supply chains
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Johnson & Johnson joins 2degrees Manufacture 2030 platform - Global Manufacturing

The move to the Manufacture 2030 platform stands as an important step towards Johnson & Johnson’s 2020 Citizenship & Sustainability goals.
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Johnson & Johnson joins Manufacture 2030

Johnson & Johnson joins brands such as Mars, Co-op and npower Business Solutions on global platform, which cuts costs, risks and environmental impacts across supply chains.
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3M Report Reveals Better Supplier Engagement Could Help Drive Innovation

Supplier collaboration and sustainability can drive innovation and growth in top supply chains, but only 43 percent of suppliers feel fully empowered to collaborate with their partners, says new research from 3M. Surveying 237 suppliers around the globe, the report uncovers insight on the most urgent trends, opportunities and challenges facing suppliers today.
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The Case for a Sustainable Manufacturing Revolution

More than 35 CEOs and civil society leaders from the Business and Sustainable Development Commission recently published the Better business, better world report, revealing how sustainable business models have the potential to open up economic opportunities worth US$12 trillion per annum and generate 380 million jobs by 2030.
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You don’t have to choose between economy and sustainability

Many organisations are locked into a mind-set that believes improving efficiency performance requires money and big capital investments. Professor Steve Evans explains why sustainability shouldn’t have to cost more.
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Sustainable business can unlock at least US$12 trillion in new market value, and repair economic system

More than 35 CEOs and civil society leaders of the Business & Sustainable Development Commission today reveal that sustainable business models could open economic opportunities worth up to US$12 trillion and increase employment by up to 380 million jobs by 2030
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Sky Business: Martin Chilcott talks about the launch of Manufacture 2030

The opportunity for business to create sustainable value is now worth US$12 trillion globally. But making it happen remains difficult
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Digital platform sparks supply chain collaboration - Global Opportunity Explorer

Sustainia and UN Global Compact handpicks the best sustainable solutions to help companies reach the Sustainable Development Goals
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Supply Chain Strategies: 10 supply chain disasters

Insightful story about global manufacturing: A piece from Raconteur on flexibility and resilience in the supply chain in the face of sudden change
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Check out the best examples of collaborating for a better world - Virgin

Check out the best examples of collaborating for a better world
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Harnessing the power of purchasing for a sustainable future

Supply chains must be a focus for global organizations seeking to avoid the risks and capitalize on the opportunities that come from building a sustainable future
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Sustainable supply chains are about people, not just platforms

I was delighted to hear the continually warm and engaging Sedex CEO reference the challenge I set him last year to deliver on the call for collaboration
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Manufacturing supply chain hub launched - The Environmentalist

Manufacturing supply chain hub launched
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Manufacture 2030: creating a more sustainable future - The Manufacturer

Manufacture 2030: creating a more sustainable future
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Mars joins with Co-op Group to create a sustainable supply chain - Co-operative News

Mars joins with Co-op Group to create a sustainable supply chain
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2degrees releases sustainable manufacturing platform to help brands engage suppliers at dcale - Sustainable Brands

2degrees Releases Sustainable Manufacturing Platform to Help Brands Engage Suppliers at Scale
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Digital platform aims to halve resources used in manufacturing - Ethical Corporation

Digital platform aims to halve resources used in manufacturing
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Co-op and Mars commit to greening supply chains - Energy Live News

Co-op and Mars commit to greening supply chains
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2degrees and Partners celebrate launch of sustainable manufacturing platform, Manufacture 2030

New online platform will make sustainable manufacturing happen at scale for the first time
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Co-op, npower and Mars join green manufacturing drive - Business Green

Co-op, npower and Mars join green manufacturing drive
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Manufacture 2030: new sustainable manufacturing platform launched - Zenoot

Manufacture 2030: new sustainable manufacturing platform launched