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Circular Economy Lecture Series – Dundee & Edinburgh

Circular Economy Enabling 1: How to manage reverse logistics – the role of digital technology

Dundee 8 March 2018

Irene Casanova, Deutsche Post DHL (Germany)

Intelligent logistics plays a critical role in return management and value-added manufacturing activities, with pioneering logistics providers emerging as key enablers for accelerating the scale-up of the circular economy.

Irene Casanova, Senior Expert Corporate for Development Projects at Deutsche Post DHL Group, will draw on her company’s innovative work to establish a model for improving reverse logistics processes, which in turn offer clients increased supply chain resilience and market potential.

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Circular Economy Enabling 2: How to design and specify for Circular Economy

Edinburgh 14 March 2018

Tapani Jokinen, Circular Devices (Finland)

Tapani Jokinen, VP of Design at Circular Devices brings decades of experience to this lecture, including his work as lead designer on the world-beating Nokia 3310 and Nokia 1100. Circular Devices recently launched the PuzzlePhone, a smartphone which is designed around circular economy business model principles, including durability, modularity, reparability, optimised logistics chains, and return manufacturing.

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