To accelerate the transition to a circular economy, the Ellen MacArthur Foundation works across five areas to bring positive economic change on a global level. Engaging with decision makers from government, business and academia, the Foundation aims to inspire and transmit circular economy thinking through insights & analysis, learning activities, and collaborative business opportunities.

Business

Applying circular economy principles could unlock up to EUR 1.8 trillion of value for Europe’s econo...

Institutions, governments & cities

Institutions, Governments & Cities play a crucial role in creating and enabling conditions for a...

Insight & analysis

We work to provide evidence of the economic, environmental, and societal benefits that a circular ec...

Learning

How we think shapes the world around us, and our ways of thinking are formed through our learning. ...

Systemic initiatives

The Systemic Initiatives aim to accelerate the global transition towards a circular economy by apply...

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