Ellen Macarthur Foundation


Business Schools Network

In an important step in the growth of the circular economy dialogue, we are happy to announce the formation of the Business Schools Network. This network of institutions has been established with the vision to create a new approach in business schools, and through MBA curricula, that engages with the key ideas and priorities of a circular economy.

The Ellen MacArthur Foundation are delighted to be announcing the launch of an international Circular Economy Business School Network. This partnership initiative with business schools is about dialogue around the key ideas of an emerging circular economy. The aim is to inform curriculum development in leading business schools around the world as they seek to educate and energise corporate leaders to embrace changing business agendas.

Ellen MacArthur

The Ellen MacArthur Foundation, are facilitating this network of business schools and supporting a rigorous development programme around key texts, resources, and contemporary case material. For full details, find an invitation to the Business Schools Network below.

Existing courses on the International Circular Economy Business Schools Network:

Circular Economy EMBA from Leeds University Business School

Circular Economy distance learning MBA from University of Bradford School of Management

An intensive Circular Economy block seminar with EUROMED Management School in Marseille.

How to get involved

We are inviting member institutions to join now, and to help shape the services and support we provide. For an initial discussion, do contact us. To register interest in the study tour, please send your details to Craig Johnson.

To keep track of discussion around the International Circular Economy Business Schools Network on Twitter, use the hashtag #circeconMBA.


Craig Johnson
Programme manager-Higher Education
Ellen MacArthur Foundation T 01756 700778 craig@ellenmacarthurfoundation.org

Individuals interested in taking the MBA in the circular economy should contact any of the participating institutions listed above.

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