Category Archives: Circular Economy
Every time your smartphone screen shatters, do you ever stop and think: why do I have to buy a new one? Why can’t we just replace the parts that still have some value? These questions were raised by Janine Finnell, Executive Director of Leaders in Energy, at the third annual Circular Economy event on September 28, 2017 at the University of the District of Columbia.
Several dozen participants from different backgrounds joined to learn about the circular economy and engage in small group discussions on how to expand its practices in our businesses, communities, and daily lives. The goal was to develop an action framework to further enable the circular economy in the Washington region.
A Workshop on Building a Circular Economy in the DMV Region FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ARLINGTON, VIRGINIA, USA, September 18, 2017 / EINPresswire.com Join us for a workshop to meet with those interested in developing a circular economy in the District of more »
Around the world, 2016 was a year of tremendous change, upheaval in some cases, and new opportunities that the Leaders in Energy group, now in its fourth year, has explored during our twelve sustainability networking events in the Washington, DC area. Here is our review of the past year.
By TRAVIS HIGH, Strategy Manager, Leaders in Energy Increasing the number of energy and resource efficient buildings is an important lever in the efforts to mitigate climate change. But while government and scientific institutions can set the standards for efficiency, more »
By TRAVIS HIGH, Strategy Manager, Leaders in Energy As the world’s second-largest emitter of greenhouse gases and the largest economy, the U.S. plays an important role in international climate negotiations. Reducing U.S. emissions requires changes in the model of business more »
Leaders in Energy is proud to announce that Janine Finnell, its Founder and Clean Energy Ambassador, has been designated as the Member of the Month for the National Capital Area Chapter of the U.S. Association for Energy Economics (NCAC-USAEE). USAEE more »
Our next event will take place at TechShop in Arlington, Virginia (in Crystal City) on Wednesday, April 20th, 2016, from 6-8:30 pm. Our program will feature a panel of speakers discussing the growing importance of the maker economy and local more »
By SILVIA LEAHU-ALUAS Janine Finnell, Adriaan Kamp, and Silvia Leahu-Aluas, three sustainability and energy professionals and members of the Leaders in Energy group, have started a series of global conversations focusing on the path towards sustainable energy, in particular, and more »