A New Circular Vision for Electronics, Time for a Global Reboot

A New Circular Vision for Electronics, Time for a Global Reboot – In support of the United Nations E-waste Coalition

Published: January 2019


The Platform for Accelerating the Circular Economy (PACE).                              This report is published as part of the Platform for Accelerating the Circular Economy (PACE). PACE is a public-private collaboration mechanism and project accelerator dedicated to bring- ing about the circular economy at speed and scale. It brings together a coalition of more than 50 leaders and is co-chaired by the heads of Royal Philips, the Global Environment Facility and UN Environment. It is hosted by the World Economic Forum.

The E-waste Coalition.                                                                                        This report supports the work of the E-waste coalition, a group of seven UN entities that have come together to increase cooperation and more efficiently provide support to Member States and Parties to address the e-waste challenge. The coalition brings together: the International Labour Organization (ILO); the International Telecommunication Union (ITU); the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP); the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO); the United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR); the United Nations University (UNU), and the Secretariat of the Basel and Stockholm Conventions. It is supported by the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD), the World Health Organization (WHO) and the World Economic Forum and coordinated by the Secretariat of the Environment Management Group (EMG).

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