News about circular economy & supply chain
Guest Interview with James Connelly, Chief Executive Officer of My Green Lab.
Image Credit: www.mygreenlab.org Over the past year, we have been closely following the work of My Green Lab, a global not-for-profit aimed at improving the sustainability of scientific research and the inspiring work they have done with The Hill Laboratory at...
Circular Asset Management for Laboratories, Why Under-Utilised Equipment Makes Sense
At (L)ove (U)r (P)lanet we are convinced that businesses can be both profitable and successful through focusing on the betterment of society and our planet as a whole. This is why we adopt Circular Asset Management practices and work with organisations who can...
Australian Laboratories Going Green
In one of our recent social media posts in October, we shared the news about the first Australian laboratory being certified as “green”. The Hill Laboratory at La Trobe University´s Institute of Molecular Science, became the first Aussie lab to receive certification...
Circular Economy Business Innovation Centre (CEBIC) Featured Interview
GUEST EXPERT: EMILY JONES, PROGRAM OFFICER - VICTORIA GOVERNMENT CEBIC This year Sustainability Victoria launched CEBIC, the Circular Economy Business Innovation Centre. We were fortunate enough to sit down & interview Emily Jones, (Acting Program Officer Business...
Circular Economy in Africa – An update (1st part)
Image Credit: Hidden Flows Photo Showcase About the Author - Peter Desmond MA(Oxon) MA FCA MBA Peter Desmond is a Chartered Accountant and MBA graduate bringing a broad commercial perspective to his work on the circular economy. Using his experience from 40 years as a...
Circular Economy in Africa – An Update (2nd part)
Image Credit: Katumba Badru Hidden Flows Photo Showcase LUP: What's been happening with ACEN? Has COVID affected the work that ACEN is doing? When we last spoke, you mentioned ACEN was now planning the 1st Pan African Circular Economy Conference to take place in 2021....
LUP Global at Melbourne Knowledge Week 2021
We are delighted to share that LUP Global was fortunate to be invited to partake in this year's Melbourne Knowledge Week event ''Smart & Circular'' on 29th April 2021. The event was organized by Sustainability Victoria, Planet Ark & the City of Melbourne. Our...
Michelle Hardie joins our team as a Circular Asset Consultant
Michelle Hardie joins LUP Global as Circular Asset Consultant. In this role, she will be able to help businesses and laboratories to think about a more sustainable way to manage their resources. Michelle has 15+ years experience in Account Management and Business...
Branding for Impact for Social Enterprises
We recently had the chance to work with Branding Consultant Lee Whitfield. Lee has worked in the USA, Europe and Asia but now lives in Melbourne, Australia. While he has worked for some of the world’s largest corporations, Lee focuses on social enterprises and how...
How To Maximise Value From Under-Utilised Assets?
Equipment utilisation, also known as asset utilisation, measures the usage and efficiency of site capital equipment and machinery. It helps businesses increase worksite productivity, thus reducing equipment rental rates (if applicable) and production delays. Yet,...
LUP nominated for The Circle Awards 2021!
“We are excited to share that LUP has officially been included in the People’s Choice Award for The Circle Awards AUS & NZ 2021!
The Circle Awards is an annual programme that brings together the diverse businesses, organisations, projects and people adopting circular practices to create a world where nothing goes to waste.
Guest Expert Interview – Irena Jovanovska, Founder of Swinburne University’s Women in STEM Club
Irena founded the Women in STEM club at Swinburne University where she completed her Master’s in Science (Biotechnology) degree.
This year, we will be holding our first live event for 2021 with Swinburne University and their Women in STEM club. We take this opportunity to discuss with Irena her reasons for why she set up this club with now 150 members and growing.
The Right to Repair & Waste Policy Reforms in Australia
“Guest Expert Interview – ”Right to Repair in Australia & Waste Policy Reforms in Australia”
Following their recent article on the Right to Repair, we spoke to the inspiring authors Leanne Wiseman, and John Gertsakis to learn more about this topic and the current situtation in Australia.
TOP TIPS FOR UTILISING ASSETS IN THEIR 2ND , 3RD LIVES
The assets of a business or company are the key drivers of driving value creation and the investment decisions need to be fully evaluated. Investment for a small business requires careful assessment as depending on the scale it can affect its workers, projects, and...
Our growing family – Meet Marina Castelli, our new Circular Asset Consultant
Marina Castelli joins LUP Global as Circular Asset Consultant. In this role, she will be able to help businesses and laboratories to think about a more sustainable way to manage their resources.
Circular Asset Seller Case Study
BACKGROUND LUP Global was engaged by a US Multinational’s Australian subsidiary (referenced here as the ‘Company’) to support the plans on the dismantling of a production operation, and the experience was such a success that we created this Circular Asset Seller Case...
Guest expert interview: with Catherine Weetman!
Guest expert interview: with Catherine Weetman!
We are pleased to have Catherine again in this section. She has just launched a new edition of her book “A Circular Economy Handbook: How to Build a More Resilient, Competitive and Sustainable Business”, and we have the opportunity of talking about the book, how she sees the current situation with the pandemic and how the circular economy could be a solution for many of the challenges we are facing.
Interview with The Shift!
Interview with The Shift! We continue our journey towards more sustainable approaches to make a better business and a better world. Media has a lot to do to support this change in the way we do things, and that is why we are so proud of participating in this interview...
We are so excited to announce the release of our second participation in a podcast, in this ocassion with the incredible Anna Chaschchyna. Anna is the owner of the blog & podcast Sustainability Explored
4 EFFECTIVE WAYS IN BUSINESS ASSET MANAGEMENT
This year has caused an economic downturn for most businesses. Getting your business continuity plans regularly assessed and improved can help you thrive in situations like this.
One area of your business that needs attention is your asset management. Here are the four practical ways of managing your business assets