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2014-09-12 20:20:24

AMSTERDAM, Sept. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Arthur Kay, the 23-year-old British founder of environmentally sustainable startup bio-bean, has won the Postcode Lottery Green Challenge 2014. The jury, chaired by Ellen MacArthur, awarded Kay euro 500,000 ($680,000 USD) at the final in Amsterdam to realize his green business plan. Kay's company uses a patented process to upcycle waste coffee grounds into advanced biofuel products, namely biodiesel and biomass pellets, used for powering buildings...

2014-06-25 08:26:56

LONDON, June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Disruptive Innovation Festival, launched today by the Ellen MacArthur Foundation, is a four-week online festival bringing together thought-leaders, entrepreneurs, businesses, makers, learners and doers to catalyse system-level change for a future economy. Offering a mix of online and global real world events, the DIF will explore ideas such as business innovation, remaking the city, sharing economy, systems thinking and 21st...

2010-11-16 10:23:00

LONDON, November 16, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- - Summit Sets Out a Vision and Framework for Re-Thinking the Future is it Time for Business Leaders to Re-Think the Way They Make Things? In a world of increasing energy costs and potential resource shortfalls our future depends on a re-design of the materials, systems and services we use, say experts in 'Circular Economy' thinking ahead of an international summit in the UK this month. A group of the world's leading Circular Economy...


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