Ethics: Worn Again Technologies Shortlisted for The Circular Economy Awards
Worn Again Technologies’ CEO, Cyndi Rhoades has been selected as a finalist for The Circular Economy Awards, in the Leadership Award category. The award honours those who have demonstrated inspirational leadership in the journey towards a circular economy and the winner will be announced at the World Economic Forum in Davos in January 21st 2019.
Cyanid Rhodes (pictured right) has been an early visionary of technology as a key enabler to a circular textiles future. Worn Again Technologies began its pioneering textiles recycling technology over 7-years ago. The company believes that there are already enough non-reusable textiles and plastic bottles ‘above ground’ and in circulation today that can be reused without further demand for new raw materials.
Cyndi and the Worn Again Technologies Senior Team, have been galvanizing industry support, building strategic partnerships and increasing awareness of this topic through speaking at industry conferences and colleges, informing government policies and holding training sessions for those outside of the industry, unrelentingly pursuing the shared vision of a circular resource world.
The Circulars, an initiative of the World Economic Forum and the Forum of Young Global Leaders, in collaboration with Accenture Strategy, is the world’s premier circular economy award programme. The award offers recognition to individuals and organisations across the globe that are making notable contributions to the circular economy in the private sector, public sector and society.