Plastic waste is choking our landfills and polluting our water and soil. Recycling is important, but only about 9% of the world’s plastic gets recycled. The rest adds to the 6.3 billion tons of plastic waste that has accumulated across the globe.
We sat down with our new CFO Ena Singh to discuss her career highlights, experience with Zymergen to date, and her plans for taking the company to the next level of commercial success.
A teaspoon of soil contains galaxies of Nature’s secret recipes with the potential for making anything from clothes and food to electronics and even vaccines — all with previously impossible features. Here’s how we unlock Nature’s potential to make breakthrough products.
When it comes to diversity, are we doing enough? Are we even doing it right? We pose these questions to Chanda Hand, Zymergen’s Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Program Manager.
Zymergen isn’t content as a leader only in materials and chemicals. We’re also making the workplace of tomorrow, based on shared values and empathetic leadership. Catherine Norbeck, our Director of Learning & Organizational Development, shares how.
As Davos contemplates the impact of automation and emerging technologies on the future workforce, we share how automation opens up new markets and frees human talent to pursue bigger, more important challenges.
We’re on the cusp of an industrial revolution that is going to change the way we make things in the world. It involves a shift from petroleum to natural, biological building blocks, whose greater diversity enables breakthrough products with incredible new properties.
Zymergen CEO Josh Hoffman talks with Exponential View HBR podcast host Azeem Azhar about the exponential power of biology to transform everything from plastics to clothing.
We support the principles that underpin the Paris Agreement and are proud of our ability to contribute to meaningful technological change to slow and ultimately reverse the impacts of climate change.
To develop new materials, digging in the same old mine won’t surface new jewels. We’re rethinking material innovation with biology—the ultimate manufacturing system—using technology to identify promising new molecules.