• Five in Ten: Nancy Gillis, CEO of the Global Electronics Council

    August 18, 2021

    In this Five in Ten interview, Nancy Gillis, CEO of the Global Electronics Council, explores key challenges and solutions towards a circular economy for the electronics industry. Nancy also shares her vision on capturing the economic benefits of circular electronics and how these can become a design and technology opportunity for a positive future.

  • Five in Ten: Beauty Kitchen CEO Jo Chidley

    July 27, 2021

    Jo Chidley, founder and CEO of leading clean beauty brand Beauty Kitchen UK Ltd takes ten minutes with us this month to answer five questions about her vision for a sustainable beauty industry -- and what it will take to get there.

  • Five in Ten: MOSA CEO Frank Spikker

    June 28, 2021

    In our latest episode of Five in Ten, MOSA CEO Frank Spikker talks tiles, sustainability and using a Cradle to Cradle philosophy to design and make materials that enable circularity today, and tomorrow -- plus the importance of being driven by an intrinsic belief in the value and power of circular design. 

  • Five in Ten: Ron Gonen, CEO Closed Loop Partners

    May 21, 2021

    "The most we should expect from a company is for them to be transparent about the materials they're using and where they come from; the type of labor they're using and how they are treated and paid; the impact of their product on the environment and what happens to their product at the end of its life. If the expectation is that companies are transparent about that, then…

  • Five in Ten: Reinhard Scheider, CEO - Werner & Mertz

    April 27, 2021

    In our fourth Five in Ten interview, Reinhard Schneider, CEO of leading German cleaning products company Werner & Mertz -- maker of well-known Frosch cleaning products -- talks about using a circular principles to build business opportunity, growth and collaboration -- plus, what steps CEOs can take today, next month and next year to drive the global transition to a…

  • Five in Ten: Artistic Milliners CEO Omer Ahmed

    March 24, 2021

    "To slow down the impact of global warming, we have to act together. This is key. In today's world, all stakeholders in the global value chain are more interdependent than any of us would like to admit. Many brands partners are realising the importance of co-creation. The way forward is to enable a positive change via collaboration. When two or more players agree on a…

  • Five In Ten: Shaw Industries President Tim Baucom

    February 24, 2021

    In the second installment of our 2021 interview series Five In Ten, Tim Baucom, president of Shaw Industries, discusses the power of product innovation to drive business transformation -- and addresses the critical actions manufacturers need to take now to lead in the new economy.

  • 5 Questions + 10 Minutes + One Vision for a Positive Future

    January 27, 2021

    Introducing Five-in-Ten, Our New 2021 Executive Interview Series

    From designing connected, sustainable value chains to reimagining manufacturing and rethinking cities, this week the World Economic Forum’s Davos agenda highlights the urgency of better business for a positive future. In that spirit, we are pleased to introduce our new 2021 executive interview series,…