Our Mission is
to Accelerate the Transition to a Circular Economy

The Ellen MacArthur Foundation works with business, government and academia to build a framework for an economy that is restorative and regenerative by design.

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New report highlights opportunity for China's cities to lead global circular economy transition

New research finds that a transition to a circular economy in China’s cities could make goods and services more affordable for citizens, while at the same time reducing traffic congestion, air pollution and carbon dioxide emissions.

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New Plastics Economy

Plastics are fundamental to our everyday life. Yet, they are one of the most wasteful examples of our existing linear, t...

Systemic Initiatives

The Programme

The Circular Economy 100 is a pre-competitive innovation programme established to enable organisations to develop new o...


Moving towards restorative models of production and consumption presents industry with opportunities to capture more val...

Insight & Analysis

An online location for news and insight on the circular economy

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