The Institute for Sustainable Manufacturing (ISM) is a multidisciplinary collaborative unit whose primary objectives are to develop and advance sustainable manufacturing principles and practices in Kentucky, the nation and the world.
Sustainable Manufacturing for Global Circular Economy Lexington, Kentucky, USA October 2 – 4, 2018
The Institute for Sustainable Manufacturing (ISM) at the University of Kentucky, together with the Technical University of Berlin, and Fraunhofer IPK, cordially invites you to the 16th Global Conference on Sustainable Manufacturing (GCSM) in Lexington KY, USA.
The concept of Circular Economy promotes a restorative approach through regenerative design to concurrently pursue sustained economic growth, environmental protection, and societal well-being. Given manufacturing is the engine of wealth generation in any economy, adopting sustainability practices in manufacturing is imperative to the Circular Economy vision.
6th International Forum on Sustainable Manufacturing organized by the ISM successfully concluded on December 08th. The forum was themed "Enabling the Circular Economy through Sustainable Manufacturing". The forum gathered more than 70 participants from academia, industry, government and agency representatives.