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World Business Council for Sustainable Development’s Director of Circular Economy Featured on Impact Podcast with John Shegerian

·3 min read

LOS ANGELES, September 14, 2021--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Brendan Edgerton, the Director of Circular Economy at the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) is a featured guest this week on the Impact Podcast with John Shegerian. The show is hosted by Shegerian, Chairman/CEO of ERI, the nation’s leading fully integrated IT and electronics asset disposition provider and cybersecurity-focused hardware destruction company.

In his discussion with Shegerian, Edgerton talked about the emergence of the Circular Electronics Partnership (CEP), a global private sector alliance of leading brands and global organizations focused on co-designing solutions around the topic of ushering electronic waste into the circular economy. He also discussed a number of WBCSD’s initiatives and the importance of the circular economy in general.

Among other accomplishments Edgerton co-developed and oversees Factor10, WBCSD’s flagship circular economy project, convening more than 35 companies from over 15 industries. Since joining WBCSD, Edgerton has authored or contributed to over 15 publications, managed the creation of the Circular Electronics Partnership, contributed to the establishment of the Alliance to End Plastic Waste and oversaw the delivery of the Circular Transition Indicators. Brendan has an MBA from the Yale School of Management, a Master of Environmental Management from the Yale School of the Environment and a B.A. in Ecological Design from the University of California Santa Cruz.

"It was a real pleasure to chat with John Shegerian on the Impact Podcast," said Edgerton. "I genuinely appreciate the opportunity to share the work that we’re doing at WBCSD with our members on the circular economy. I wish every discussion was that fun!"

"It was an honor to have a sustainability and circularity thought leader such as Brendan on our show," said Shegerian. "The work he and WBCSD are doing is so important on a number of levels, including helping organizations shift from a linear economy to a circular economy on a global level. It was exciting to hear what Brendan and his colleagues are doing and how their efforts are creating a positive impact for the future of our planet."

Every week, guests are invited as thought leaders to share with listeners first-hand accounts of how they are able to make the world a better place on a daily basis.

Recent guests have included leaders from Verizon, Best Buy, General Motors, Unilever, Procter & Gamble, Johnson & Johnson, JetBlue, Comerica Bank, Goodyear Tire, Virgin, GE, Timberland, Nestle Waters, New York City, Beyond Meat, Lipton Tea, Patron Tequila, Panasonic, Molson Coors, Seventh Generation, the US Tennis Association, Ecosia, Waste Management, the Ellen MacArthur Foundation, and a number of fascinating thought leaders and game-changers, including Martin Luther King III; real estate powerhouse and television personality Ryan Serhant; writer/comedian/author Jeannie Gaffigan; softball legend and ESPN baseball anchor Jessica Mendoza; PTSD treatment pioneer, Dr. Rick Doblin; ESPN radio personalities Sarah Spain and Israel Gutierrez; ultra-endurance athlete Rich Roll; the late, legendary actor Ed Asner; and hundreds more.

The Impact Podcast with John Shegerian is available for listening on ImpactPodcast.com, Apple’s iTunes, Amazon Music, Google Podcasts, Spotify, libsyn, and as part of iHeartRadio’s digital broadcast, reaching over 120 million users.

To book a guest on the show, contact producer Linda Ramos at Linda.Ramos@impactpodcast.com.

For more information, visit ImpactPodcast.com

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