November 12, 2018: Again, Yorth Group was honored to be featured at the premium Circular Economy Master Course hosted by the University of Exeter in the UK, inspired by the Ellen MacArthur Foundation, and attended by the employees of some of the world’s largest and most influential corporations, financial institutions, and city administrators. Much to our delight, we were able to provide insights into real-world circular economy models and how we managed to bring practicality to otherwise complex circular economic strategies for governments and industries alike.
November 12, 2018: A US Department of Commerce event, hosting a delegation from 8 eastern European and Central Asian countries looking for innovations and collaborative opportunities in the US. At the three-day event, Yorth presented its work in the space of Circular Economy, Restorative City Designs, and Economic Development. We were thrilled to learn how new level of innovation and city development is taking shape in this part of the world. We are also happy to report that efforts are already under way to explore restorative development using Yorth’s infrastructure design model in at least one participating nation.
The photos above were taken at a reception at the Cunningham Group, which featured impressive presentations from their offices in Minneapolis, Los Angeles and Doha.
September 18, 2018: At a Minnesota Trade Office event, hosted by the law firm of Dorsey & Whitney, Bjorgvin Saevarsson presents with the Swedish Ambassador to the US, Karin Olofsdotter, on Mutual Opportunities in Restorative Development and next generation Corporate and City Building.
(video curtesy of Dorsey & Whitney)
May and June, 2018: The University of Exeter in the UK launched the world’s first Master Class in Circular Economy. As a Partner in Ellen MacArthur Foundation’s Circular Economy 100 (CE100) program, the University partners with the world’s leading corporations in Sustainability.
It is an honor for our organization to be recognized by the University and using our case studies as examples of best practices in Sustainability and Circular Economy. We are looking forward to a continued collaboration with the University and with cities and industries in the UK and beyond.
May 23, 2018: Yorth Group introduced its Circular Economy Metrics and Infrastructure Solutions at the Beverage Industry Environmental Roundtable (BIER) Spring Meeting held at the Carlsberg Headquarters in Copenhagen, Denmark.
(photo curtesy of BIER)
May 2018: Yorth Group launches a proprietary Circular Economy Training Platform for its clients.
April 19, 2018: The Luxemburg Ministry of Economy invited Yorth Group to feature a seminar on the Implementation of Circular Economy for local government agencies and Industry Groups. We appreciate the warm welcome and enthusiastic response.
November 2017: Yorth Group was featured at The Disruptive Innovation Festival, the online festival of ideas that asks: “What if we could redesign everything?”. In this episode, Bjorgvin and his guests speak on textile waste in a circular economy context.
October, 2017: Bjorgvin Saevarsson of Yorth Group speaking at Green IT Days in Montpellier, France. The southern regions of France are planning for a population increase of 150 thousand new habitants per year. With new cities being planned and others redesigned, Bjorgvin had this opportunity to brush up on his French while discussing restorative and integrated infrastructure solutions that provide for utilities and a vibrant urban habitat while creating thousands of new jobs and a resilient local economy. Merci mille fois for your kind hospitality from regional government leaders, utilities, business leaders and residents of Montpellier and Region l’Occitane.