Report 2021: Digitally Enabled Circular Manufacturing

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#WMReport 2021 - Digitally Enabled Circular Manufacturing

Companies and policymakers globally are increasingly placing more importance on environmental sustainability and building competitive circular economies as a response to the ongoing climate crisis, unsustainable consumption of goods, and worldwide resource depletion.

The 2021 World Manufacturing Report: Digitally Enabled Circular Manufacturing analyses the drivers, opportunities, and challenges in the transition to the circular economy. In particular, it focuses on the potential of digital technologies to achieve circular manufacturing and identifies policy and other enablers to build circular value chains. The Report also outlines key recommendations, developed with a global group of experts, addressed to companies, policymakers, educators, and the society at large to promote digitally-enabled circular manufacturing.

More than 50 contributors and experts from over 30 countries collaborated to develop the Report.

The Report was presented at the 2021 World Manufacturing Forum attended by over 3,000 participants from more than 40 countries.

 

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Contributors and Experts

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Countries involved

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Key Recommendations

Watch John Dyck, CESMII – The Smart Manufacturing Institute, one of the experts interviewed for the 2021 World Manufacturing Report talk about digital divide among companies as an important issue to address in the transition to Circular Manufacturing.

How can workers, companies, and the society change their mindset in the transition to the circular economy? Watch Professor Lucila Maria de Souza Campos, UFSC, one of the experts interviewed for the 2021 World Manufacturing Report, to discover more about this crucial topic.

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