Last 150 yrs of industrial revolution brought advancements in society, improving life quality. However, for next 150 yrs, we must transition to circular economy for sustainable growth.
An interview with Ramona Liberoff, Executive Director at PACE (Platform for Accelerating the Circular Economy) who shares her thoughts on COP27, circular innovation, stakeholders and finding pragmatic idealists who can make a difference.
We need to move beyond agile transformation of companies to transforming industries and economies towards sustainability, using a "catalytic government" approach that focuses on national goals, accelerates industry development, and redistributes geographically.
Designers prioritize customer wants over marginalized groups, environment, future generations. Design Thinking has manifested profit motive into discipline. Designers should strive to be human-centric and make a meaningful difference in people's lives, not just make more money.