As the consequences of global heating become ever more dire and reports describe pollution reaching the remotest corners of the planet, new technologies are emerging that enable massive reductions in emissions and waste on the part of manufacturers. In an actionable white paper, the World Economic Forum describes how advanced manufacturing technologies and digital infrastructures can help manufacturers incorporate sustainability by design. The paper recommends a slate of action items for policy makers, manufacturing leaders, educators and nonprofit organizations to support reuse, recycling and remanufacturing.
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The World Economic Forum is an international institution devoted to improving the world through public–private cooperation.