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David Ness has collated an additional list of documents on THE EMERGENCE OF THE MODERN CIRCULAR ECONOMY

David Ness has collated an additional list of documents on

THE EMERGENCE OF THE MODERN CIRCULAR ECONOMY, with an emphasis on the built environment, and kindly allowed us to publish the list on the product-life.org website.(please click here)

Dr David Ness is Adjunct Associate Professor, Barbara Hardy Institute/School of Natural and Built Environments, and Affiliate Researcher, Australian Centre for Asian Business University of South Australia Chair, Ecological Development.

the PLI website is being translated into Spanish

LATEST NEWS, 1st May 17: the PLI website is being translated into Spanish:
we are proud to announce that key pages of this website will become available in Spanish, kindly translated by courtesy of Idoia Mínguez (Entrepreneur and Founder, Creative Organisation for Mobilisation of Equity, Spain, www.idoiaminguez.com) to whom we are very grateful.
You can visit the spanish home page by clicking on the below link:

http://product-life.org/es

Stahel's contribution Economy Without Waste on the UNA-UK Sustainable Development Goals website is now live

Stahel's contribution Economy Without Waste on the UNA-UK Sustainable Development Goals website is now live:

http://www.sustainablegoals.org.uk/economy-without-waste/

​A download function is available beneath the article​

25 years ago, Stahel and Gomringer organized the International Design Forum Ulm 1992

25 years ago, Stahel and Gomringer organized the International Design Forum Ulm 1992:

International Design Forum Ulm (IDF), 1992 - Common utilization instead of singular consumption - a new relationship with goods;
Internationales Forum für Gestaltung Ulm (IFG), 1992 - Gemeinsam nutzen statt einzeln verbrauchen - eine neue Beziehung zu den Dingen;
Intendanten Walter R. Stahel, Genf und Eugen Gomringer, Hof.>/I>

Proceedings were published by Internationales Forum für Gestaltung, Ulm (ed.) Anabas-Verlag Kämpf, Giessen 1993. ISBN 3-87038-252-X. 239 p.

EU tax commissioner calls for green tax shift and pick up one of three proposal made by Walter R. Stahel in an article

The EU’s commissioner in charge of taxation has called on member states to push forward with shifting taxes from labour to natural resources, carbon and energy (Brussels, 2.2.17).

This is great news, as it picks up one of the three proposals in my article

Walter R Stahel (2013) Policy for material efficiency—sustainable taxation as a departure from the throwaway society; in: Philosophical Transactions A of the Royal Society, London. Published 28 January 2013 doi: 10.1098/rsta.2011.0567 Phil. Trans. R. Soc. A 13 March 2013 vol. 371 no. 1986 20110567.