This Wednesday, 8 November 2017, BVRio will present the “Reverse Logistics Credits: a social and environmental innovation to address urban waste and recycling in Brazil” at the GSBS Academia Conference, in Paris. The conference is hosted by Yunus Centre and Grameen Creative Lab.
The GSBS Academia Conference takes place on 8th and 9th of November and it will bring together academics from all around the world who will present their papers and abstracts on social business.
The concept of Social Business has been initiated and promoted by Nobel Peace Laureate Professor Muhammad Yunus. The Social Business Academia Conference is held each year around this concept to review the theoretical and practical implications and potentials of the concept.
Parallel Session 1B
Date: 8th November 2017
Time: 15h – 16:45
Venue: Cité Internationale Universitaire de Paris
Address: 17 Boulevard Jourdan, 75014 Paris, France
About the Reverse Logistics Credits Model
The Reverse Logistics Credits model is an innovative system to facilite the socially inclusive waste collection and recycling solution for urban centers. The report describes a market mechanism developed to incentivize the collection, separation and recycling of solid waste; shows the results of an initial trial in Brazil, conducted with two leading consumer goods companies; and provides suggestions to scale up its use.