Summary

  • WHAT: New York Foreign Press Center On-the-Record Briefing
  • WHEN: Thursday, October 24, 2019 at 2:00 pm
  • WHERE: New York Foreign Press Center 799 UN Plaza, 10th Floor (SW corner of East 45th Street and 1st Avenue)
  • BACKGROUND: Kate Daly, Managing Director of the Center for the Circular Economy (CCE), at Closed Loop Partners, a NYC-based investment firm focused on the development of the circular economy, will brief journalists on Closed Loop’s work to create circular supply chains that keep valuable materials in play, reducing costs, generating revenue, and promoting sustainability. The CCE builds on Closed Loop Partners’ successful investment track record as well as its global network of brands, academia, municipalities and investors to collaboratively advance the multibillion dollar economic opportunity presented by the development of the circular economy. Ms. Daly will talk about CCE’s research, innovation, accelerator, and partnerships with numerous Fortune 500 companies, including a pre-competitive collaboration with Starbucks and McDonald’s to redesign the iconic fiber to-go cup so that it’s fully recoverable at end-of-use.

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