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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Innovators win $1 million to prevent ocean plastics

Winners of the $1m Circular Design Challenge, awarded by Karmenu Vella, European Commissioner for the Environment, Maritime Affairs and Fisheries, at the Our Ocean conference in Malta.

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New Plastics Economy

The New Plastics Economy is an ambitious, three-year initiative to build momentum towards a plastics system that works. ...

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The Programme

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


Developing a systems-led decision making tool and methodology to support manufacturers in transitioning to closed-loop i...


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