This report provides an overview of the current state of circularity in the electronics value chain in Africa, identifies key areas of concern, provides appropriate recommendations, and proposes priority actions to improve circularity of the sector.
This briefing analyses the opportunities to reduce environmental and climate impacts from electronics by increasing product lifetime, delaying obsolescence and improving their suitability for circular economy business models.
The low-lying island nation’s digital solutions in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic have given new impetus to its efforts to harness the development gains of information and communications technology (ICT) and e-commerce.
The Cabinet has approved a National Policy on Electronics (NPE) for the Electronics System Design and Manufacturing (ESDM) sector of India. Vision of the NPE 2019 is to position India as a global hub for Electronics System Design and Manufacturing (ESDM) by creating an enabling environment for the industry.
Global e-waste production is on track to reach 120 million tonnes per year by 2050 if current trends continue, according to a report from the Platform for Accelerating the Circular Economy (PACE) and the UN E-Waste Coalition released at Davos.
The growing use of air conditioners in homes and offices around the world will be one of the top drivers of global electricity demand over the next three decades, according to new analysis by the International Energy Agency that stresses the urgent need for policy action to improve cooling efficiency.