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Lecture 4 - Circular Manufacturing Masterclasses and Lectures

How to manage reverse logistics, material and component re-use and the role of digital technology. 

Irena Casanova is a Senior Expert from Corporate Development Projects at Deutsche Post DHL and will be sharing her expertise in leading circular projects for Deutsche Post DHL, in particular, reverse logistics. 

Location : Dalhousie Building, The University of Dundee, Dundee , DD1 4HN

Date : From 08/03/2018 - 17:30 to 20:00

Irene is a Senior Economist with an international career developed in multinational environments (multinational corporations and international organisations) with an innovative and global perspective on corporate strategy and economics. She has established a track record leading complex projects across different continents related to private sector development. Irene is currently working in the Corporate Development department of DPDHL, based in Bonn (Germany), where she is leading on Circular Economy projects for DPDHL, structuring the analysis and setting-up cross-divisional collaboration within the company. Deutsche Post DHL Group focuses on providing reverse logistics as an enabler in the transition to a circular economy. In partnership with, the Ellen MacArthur Foundation’s CE100 and Cranfield University, 

Deutsche Post DHL Group has developed the Reverse Logistics Maturity Model, a practical tool that aims to help organisations map out and continuously improve reverse logistics processes for their products. It also highlights the opportunities that exist for logistics companies to adapt and expand their services and approaches to support the circular economy, which in turn creates additional value both for business and the environment.

Other titles are available in the series, as well as accompanying one day masterclasses. 

The Circular Economy Masterclass and Lecture programme administered by Zero Waste Scotland, offers continuing professional development for SMEs based in Scotland and supports work that will deliver circular economy growth. It is supported by the European Regional Development Fund through the £73million Resource Efficiency Circular Economy Accelerator Programme.

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