The 50th Annual Meeting of the World Economic Forum in Davos, this January, made headlines for its focus on climate change, the emergence of a new generation of leaders and the increasing volume of young and female voices.
The growing momentum in the electric vehicle industry is pushing battery repurposing, recycling, and disposal up the agenda. The onus on battery life cycle management globally is placed on vehicle manufacturers, over the actual battery manufacturers.
Peter Hughes, Head of Australia & New Zealand at Everledger, explains how a not-for-profit body for the Australian wool industry will use the Everledger Platform to create new sources of value for wool farmers, manufacturers and retailers.
Everledger’s Amy Cooper-Curtis talks to the people behind Fred Meyer Jewelers’s Rock Solid Diamonds brand about the importance of differentiation, as the industry seeks to rebound from the disruption of COVID-19.
Miranda Simmiss, product specialist and gemologist at Everledger, explains how provenance tracking is empowering female gemstone miners in Africa to gain a fairer deal.
Gemstone track and trace methodologies, of which blockchain-enabled gemstones form a significant improvement to foster more transparency, are becoming central to any supply chain required to provide evidence of its responsible business practices.
Global total waste is on course to grow 70% by 2050, while each human being creates an average of 500kg of waste per year. Nonetheless, we are only recycling around 20% of our global plastic waste.