Circular Economy 100 announces new Affiliate member group

September 22, 2015

The Circular Economy 100 programme has further extended the expertise of its member network by creating a CE100 Affiliate member group. The new group formalises relationships with key organisations, making their complementary expertise, knowledge and network capabilities available within the wider CE100 programme and its ongoing projects.

Affiliate organisations joining the CE100 programme are:

Biomimicry Institute – transforms industry by making products and processes more energy- and material-efficient and less toxic, often saving companies money and helping to make 
them more resilient.

BRE – aims to shift the knowledge base of circular economy in the built environment, using Building Information Modelling (BIM) technology to help decision making and track products/ materials through use cycles.

Centre for Remanufacturing and Reuse – works with business and governmental organisations internationally, to develop business models which promote remanufacturing activities.

Cradle to Cradle Products Innovation Institute – via the publicly available Cradle to Cradle Certified Product Standard, the Institute together with its community of companies with certified products contributes to accelerating the CE100’s work to collectively solve problems, share best practices, and build capacity for positive impact.

High Speed Sustainable Manufacturing Institute – aims to become the UK’s leading research institute supporting manufacturers 
to deploy and implement new circular economy principles and methods.

McDonough Innovation – provides targeted ideas, product concepts and solutions to a wide range of sustainable growth issues faced by businesses. William McDonough is Chair of the World Economic Forum’s Meta-Council on the Circular Economy.

Motor Equipment & Remanufacturers Association (MERA) – aims to advance the remanufacturing industry and the business interests of its members with campaigns such as Manufactured Again®.

Rocky Mountain Institute, Business Renewables Center – a member-based collaborative platform aimed at accelerating corporate renewable energy procurement, with a focus on large-scale, off-site wind power and utility-scale solar PV.