Circularity: “The Biggest Obstacle Is Managing Radical Change”
Joe Iles, Programme Lead at the Ellen MacArthur Foundation, explains how the circular economy can gain traction – in business and our personal lives.
How AI and Robots Help with E-Waste Recycling
Technology is coming to solve a problem it has created itself: AI expert Greg Ameyugo explains how robots can automate many steps of a tricky process.
Rethinking Fashion: “We Need to Make Sustainability the Norm”
Dressing up is fun, but garment production often harms the planet. Fashion expert Katrin Ley explains what you can do to stay stylish and help reshape the apparel industry –…
DLD Circular 23: Speakers & Topics
Find out who will be on stage, and what to expect, at our second circular economy conference on September 6 in Munich.
“We Need Stories that Show Human Capacity for Action”
Harvard professor Martin Puchner describes how ancient links between literature and environmentalism offer insights for a better future.
Sustainability: “Recycling Should Only Be a Last Resort”
Circular economy expert Ramona Liberoff explains how companies and consumers can make the biggest impact in reducing their environmental footprint.
Thinking the Economy from the Soil Up
The way our economy runs is highly extractive. It goes against the living principles of life on earth – where everything that nature produces becomes the basis for new life.…
Revolutionary Materials Replacing Plastics
Plastic pollution is one of the biggest ecological problems globally, in urgent need of a solution. Millions of tons are simply discarded, and currently “plastic accounts for 85 per cent…
Creating Future Worlds
The coronavirus pandemic prompted director Liam Young to think about Earth as Planet City: an imaginary world of soon ten billion people, all living in a planet-wide, “unevenly distributed megastructure”,…
How Networks Drive Sustainability
Infrastructure plays a crucial role in making the economy more efficient and saving resources, as this DLD Circular conversation between Victoria Ossadnik (E.On), Markus Haas (Telefónica Germany) and Ann-Kristin Achleitner…
Leading a Circular Transformation
Increasingly, customers and investors expect companies to act in socially responsible ways and shift to sustainable business models. BMW Group board member Ilka Horstmeier and Bloomberg Media’s Anne Kawalerski discuss…
An Artistic View of Circularity
World-famous artists Es Devlin and Hans Zimmer come together in this DLD session to share their perspectives on sustainability and a circular economy with moderator Hans Ulrich Obrist (Serpentine Galleries).…
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In this DLD22 session, Ron Agam (SAP Signavio) and Noam Perski (Palantir) discuss the power of data analytics and how it could help to create an autonomous, intelligent enterprise. The vision of autonomy in an organization is about “something that’s really more…
Globalization has been driving economic growth for decades. Goods being shipped around the world, money flowing freely across country borders, manufacturers relying on parts from many different countries. But recent world events have shown how fragile this system can be. What’s the…