Can repurposing drive your purpose? How chemical companies can leverage circular economy to create long-term value

Over the past five decades, the global population has doubled, and extraction of natural resources has tripled. If present trends continue, by 2060, global resource use will more than double again, and greenhouse gas emissions will rise by 43%.1 Currently, humanity − all 7.8 billion of us − produces around 2 billion tons of waste every year, representing around 256 kilograms per person.