Elen Macarthur Foundation



Schmidt-MacArthur welcomes 16 new students for 2014

We are delighted to announce the names of the students selected for the Schmidt-MacArthur Fellowship 2014. This year, sixteen postgraduate students have been chosen from our twelve Partner Universities to help accelerate the transition to a circul…


Education event: Re-thinking Progress, 25th - 27th March 2014

To be held from the 25th – 27th March 2014, ‘Re-thinking Progress’ is the Ellen MacArthur Foundation’s first ever education open-house event in partnership with Bradford University’s centre for the circular economy. We would love for you to join us.


Global competition to find new Schmidt-MacArthur Fellow and Mentor

The Schmidt-MacArthur Wild Card Competition is open to post-graduate students studying design, business and engineering and their faculty mentors from any university in the world to innovate for a circular economy. The winner will join 14 other st…


Schmidt-MacArthur Fellowship welcomes MIT and Tongji University as Partner Universities

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) from the US and Tongji University of China, join as partners to the Schmidt-MacArthur Fellowship programme


New education network on Google+

The Ellen MacArthur Foundation has recently created a platform on Google+ for educators to discuss and share resources on the circular economy.



Handling Collection - apply now
11th April 2014 – A limited edition of hampers with hands-on teaching resources designed to help you guid...
Re-thinking Progress: event summary
4th April 2014 – Find out more about our first open-house education event held at the re:centre, Univers...
Wild Card winner brings Latin America...
24th March 2014 – In January this year, the SMF Wild Card Competition was launched to find one exceptiona...
Disruptive Innovation Festival 2014
10th March 2014 – 1. Register for updates on the Disruptive Innovation Festival 2. Take part in our Hash...


The core text. Describing the basic shift from sustainability as 'doing less harm', and focussing on 'me and consumerism' to one of 'doing good' and 'systems and citizenship'.


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