The Ellen MacArthur Foundation takes an interdisciplinary approach to initiate and develop circular economy activities together with business, government, and academia.

CE100

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

Circular Cities

By 2050, 75% of the population will reside in cities which are a major engine for economic growth. C...

Cities and the Circular Economy for Food

A large part of the current food system is linear: a one-way nutrient flow, powered by fossil energy...

Disruptive Innovation Festival (DIF)

Through the Disruptive Innovation Festival (DIF), the Ellen MacArthur Foundation showcases the ideas...

Higher Education

The Foundation works with higher education institutions worldwide to develop, share and scale circul...

Make Fashion Circular

Clothes are an everyday necessity, and for many an important aspect of self-expression. Yet the way ...

New Plastics Economy

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

Schmidt MacArthur Fellowship

The Schmidt MacArthur Fellowship, made possible thanks to the generous support of Wendy Schmidt, our...

Schools & Colleges

The circular economy engages students in one of the most challenging and complex issues facing our g...