The 2023 World Changing Ideas Awards from the business magazine Fast Company honor sustainable designs, innovative products, bold social initiatives, and other creative projects that are changing the way we work, live, and interact with the world. Renewcell is the recipient of the Fast Company 2023 World Changing Ideas Awards for the Sustainability/Energy category with the development of recycling unused textiles into pulp, branded as Circulose, used for man-made cellulosic fiber production of viscose, modal, lyocell, acetate and other fibers.
»While it’s easy to feel discouraged by the state of the world, the entrepreneurs, companies, and nonprofits featured in this package show the limitless potential to address society’s most urgent problems.«
Brendan Vaughan, Editor-in-Chief, Fast Company
Additionally, Renewcell AB, Stockholm/Sweden, is recognized as a finalist in the Europe, the Middle East, and Africa (EMEA) category, as well as a finalist in the climate category for the 2023 World Changing Ideas Awards
This year, the awards showcase 45 winners, 216 finalists, and more than 300 honorable mentions – with health, climate, energy, and AI among the most popular categories. A panel of Fast Company editors and reporters selected winners and finalists from a pool of more than 2,200 entries from around the world, across urban design, education, nature, politics, technology, corporate social responsibility, and more. Several new categories were added this year including rapid response, crypto and blockchain, agriculture, and workplace.
Renewcell 1 in Sweden produces Circulose using 100% recycled textiles and 100% renewable energy. Consumers purchasing garments made from Circulose will not see of feel a difference compared to garments using conventional raw materials.
Circulose = registered trademark