Kirstie McIntyre on HP’s Full Lifecyle Responsibility

The HP Multi Jet Fusion™ 3D printer allows users to print their own parts at half the cost of having them delivered.   Kirstie McIntyre is global director for HP Inc.‘s sustainability operations and co-leads HP’s circular economy programs, working for a number of years on the development of end-of-life programs for various companies in …

Kirstie McIntyre on the Circular Economy

Kirstie McIntyre is global director for HP Inc.’s sustainability operations and co-leads HP’s circular economy programs, working for a number of years on the development of end-of-life programs for various companies in the technology sector. Here she explains why circular economy is fundamental to sustainability, and why we should be inspired by its potential for …

Manufacturing Outperforms UK Productivity Trend

This week The Manufacturers Organisation launched a report on our favourite topic of the season, productivity, offering a hugely positive summary of UK manufacturing. The Productivity: The State of the Manufacturing Nation publication reported that manufacturing had outperformed other areas of the UK economy and bucked the trend for slow momentum in improving productivity. In …

Growing Business Across Borders

This month, Shell LiveWIRE International announced the success of Let’s Go Trade. The initiative intended to support young entrepreneurs, working with LiveWIRE programmes across the world, to identify defined gaps within their business sector, and enable them to develop solutions to these through international trade visits. Shell LiveWIRE International said, “More young LiveWIRE entrepreneurs have …