Peak stuff: Businesses need to redefine growth to help save the planet
The global population is expected to reach 9.7 billion in 2050, land is being degraded at an ever-quickening pace and by 2030 an additional 1.3 billion people are expected to have increased purchasing power than on current levels. When looking at the trends, businesses have to ask themselves “when are we going to reach peak stuff?”
An Office for Resource Management
The rationale for the establishment of an Office for Resource Management (ORM) is to create a policy unit responsible for driving the shift from waste to resource and towards the circular economy. The ORM would have three main areas of policy interest: resource security, efficiency and husbandry.
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