Gate C is a consulting firm helping businesses to capture the value of the circular economy

We help clients to map the benefits and capture the value of the circular economy. In a circular economy, business models are resource efficient. Therefore, they improve the economic and environmental performance of businesses: according to the European Commission, circular economy could save business the equivalent to 8% of their annual turnover.

We help our clients exploring the benefits of a circular economy using a robust methodology. Often, we can identify opportunities during half a day workshops.

We deliver trainings to build our clients capabilities. Our training program features three modules that can be customised to our client needs. We also deliver specific trainings on alternative to plastic, circular sourcing, etc.

We have designed a robust set of tools to help our clients capture the value of the circular economy.

We help purchasing departments adopting the 5 circular sourcing strategies to reduce cost.

For a global chemical company purchasing 8 billion € worth of products and service worldwide, we identified several circular sourcing strategies that reduced the TCO of several equipment by more than 20%.

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We help production departments to better capture industrial waste value by leveraging circular models such as: recycling, chemical leasing, industrial symbiosis, reuse.

For a chemical producer, we identified industrial symbiosis in order to sell chemicals by-products rather than to pay for their disposal. We leveraged big data technologies to identified local customers for these by-products.

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We help marketing departments to design sustainable consumer packaging, industrial packaging and POS.

For a packaging goods company, we delivered a one day course on alternatives to plastic to R&D, purchasing, packaging and marketing managers. We leverage hundreds of examples and cases studies.

We have identified and qualified the 5 main sourcing strategies leveraging the circular economy. By improving material efficiency, these strategies reduce costs and environmental impacts.

We use a digital platform to match waste supply from one industrial process with raw material demand from another, turning “waste into wealth”. The platform leverage big data, statistical data and machine learning technologies.

The model assesses the reverse logistics maturity level. It describes the characteristics of successful reverse logistics processes across multiple dimensions.

Our repository helps clients to identify, qualify and prioritise circular-economy opportunities.

Fixing broken supply chains

Supply chains were very efficient. Until now. By implementing circular economy strategies, businesses could build more resilient supply chains

Could circular economy help businesses face the worst recession ever?

During the Covid-19 pandemic, circular economy helped hospitals face supplies shortage. Can it help businesses face the worst recession ever?

Reverse logistics, the circular economy weakest link

Reverse logistics is sometimes described as the logistics going in the “wrong direction”. Yet, by closing the loop of product lifecycles, it plays an important role to transitioning to a circular economy.

Waste watchers

Businesses have been making huge losses by failing to capture the value of industrial waste, but applying circular economy strategies, enabled by new technologies, could create cost-saving opportunities as well as profitable new revenue streams.

Facing the economic crisis

To cope with the economic crisis and those to come, companies should leverage circular economy business models. These business models improve cashflow, reduce material costs, reduce fixed costs and secure supplies.

Waste + Information = Resource

To maintain the value of materials and products in the economy for as long as possible, the circular economy needs to have access not only to waste, but also to information regarding said waste.

Predictive maintenance

The time when flights were cancelled, trains were delayed and elevators broke down may soon be over. Today, products are able to predict their own future. Thanks to predictive maintenance, they can forecast failures before they occur.

Circular molecules

The circular economy and digitalisation will be the two most important trends employed by Germany’s chemical industry as it moves towards 2030. These trends, according to the German Chemical Industry Association, will “fundamentally alter the way” the industry is working.

Making products last

Remanufacturing, refurbishing
and repair need to be better supported by governments, businesses and, also, consumers. Thanks to them, products are
not just consumables anymore, they become assets, our assets.

Alternatives to plastic

There wasn’t a lot of alternatives to plastic. Until now.

Circular sourcing

To improve material efficiency, purchasing departments could leverage circular economy.

Creating jobs, saving ressources

For decades, industrial companies have improved labour productivity to reduce their costs. Today, they should rather focus on resource productivity, and create jobs.

Reducing hospitals cost

Unlike many other sectors, hospitals have not yet fully optimised their production resources. But that can change.

We provide circular economy consulting services mainly to corporations, from a wide range of industries. We also work with territories and business associations. Our clients include:

Gate C is a boutique consulting firm founded and managed by Rémy Le Moigne. Rémy has managed dozens of circular economy consulting assigments. He is the author of several award-winning books on circular economy. He regularly publish insights for the Ellen MacArthur Foundation, GreenBiz, etc. Before founding Gate C, Rémy has been a partner of Deloitte supply chain strategy practice where he led projects in Europe and Africa.

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