Xabier Barriola

Post Doctoral Research Fellow
The case describes how the Greek oil-spill specialist Polygreen diversified into municipal waste management and turned the Aegean paradise of Tilos into the world’s first zero-waste island. Focusing on the company’s charismatic CEO, Athanasios Polychronopoulos, the case follows the implementation of a business model based on the principles of the circular economy.

Published 27 Nov 2023

Reference 6841

Topic Operations

Industry Utilities

Region Europe

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Sustainability, Disaster Operations, Retail Operations, Empirical Operations