VIDEO: William McDonough at the World Economic Forum in China

This week is the Annual Meeting of the New Champions, an event of the World Economic Forum.

William McDonough is serving as Chair of the Meta Council on the Circular Economy for the World Economic Forum (the Forum); as chair, and working with vice chair Ellen MacArthur, McDonough is leading a global conversation on circular economy principles and practice. 

William McDonough and special guest Mark Herrema, CEO of Newlight Technologies, delivered a key speech, “Resource Abundance By Design,” at the eighth Annual Meeting of the New Champions, convened by the World Economic Forum:

More information here: Annual Meeting of the New Champions.

At the same meeting, he will kick off the Mayor’s Session: Smart Technlogies for Tomorrow’s Cities and lead discussions (1:30-3pm on Thursday, September 11). He will also be a raconteur (10am on Thursday) at the session exploring The Future of Urban Development Initiatives: Learning from China and Moving Ahead.

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Watch this video of William McDonough leading an invitation-only session with business, government, and NGO leaders entitle Beyond Sustainability… From Limits to Growth at the World Economic Forum’s 2014 Annual Meeting in Davos. The McDonough Conversations: A change of climate at Davos

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