In this series, we will be looking at various aspects of engineering the circular economy, both from a theoretical and a practical point of view, by examining the thinking behind innovative systemic approaches and real-life applications.
Read about the company’s latest radical offering: a take-back system for its recycled and repairable rucksack, designed from the outset to come back to its makers, to be disassembled and fed back to the loop.
The Foundation has worked with some of the UK’s finest talent in communicating the concept of the circular economy through animation. Hear how the creators themselves got to grips with this concept.
Retail Week magazine provide extensive analysis into how the B&Q Youth Board have impacted on the company’s thinking.
Chris Sherwin, of leading design and innovation consultancy Seymourpowell, gives an industry perspective on the circular economy.
Read about the impact of this seminal essay on the performance economy by Professor Walter Stahel.
Professor Walter Stahel provides an insight into the opportunities posed by shifting towards a ‘performance economy’.
“Taxing renewable resources is against the logic of a sustainable society. Human labour – work – is a renewable resource which has not been recognised as such by politicians so far.”
The Ellen MacArthur Foundation has focused on Wales for a regional study into the benefits of the circular economy and how to unlock them.
Since the launch of the Ellen MacArthur Foundation, through our work in education, catalysing businesses and through the media we estimate that we have touched over 100 million people with the idea of a positive, circular economy.
The first Project ReDesign workshop has taken place on Tuesday March 1 in Glasgow. Over the next month Ellen and the team will challenge up to 1000 young people to re-think the future in a series of five hands-on workshops around the UK. A week’s …
It often has been said that the European Union would give power back to regional authorities by minimising the effects of centralisation, as a natural knock-on effect of its supra-national reach. So maybe it’s not such a surprise to see regions fr…
The first macroeconomic report series into the size of the prize for business in the transition to a circular economy
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