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Planet Earth faces the grim scenario of diminishing resources and global warming. Adopting a circular economic model is not only imperative, it is also innovative, smart and depends on new thinking rather than new technologies. And it is profitable. The film Closing the Loop, released on Amazon on World Earth Day last week, features interviews with business and sustainability leaders who have seen the writing on the wall. "Going circular implies a radical shift from our linear, take-make-waste economy to a circular borrow-use-return economy. The model is regenerative by design," says the World Economic Forum’s leader on sustainable production, Attila Turos. The film is directed by Emmy Award winner Graham Sheldon and presented by Dr Wayne Visser, who holds the chair in sustainable transformation at Antwerp Management School and is a fellow of the University of Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership. "After years spent working on sustainability, I am convinced that we are ...

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