• ‘Linear Risks’: Business as usual is a threat to companies and investors

    Read the 'Linear Risks' essay
  • News

    Crowdsourcing Circular Solutions for Humanity’s Biggest Challenges

    Circle Economy launches Circle Lab, an online platform that aims to mobilise a global community of

    cities, businesses, and citizens to solve universal challenges with circular solutions.

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  • Our World is Only 9% Circular

    How the linear economy is failing people and the planet and what we can do to close the global circularity gap. 


    Learn more about the key levers to close the circularity gap for good!
  • NEWS

    Five Ways the Circular Economy Can Help Mitigate Climate Change

    Current climate solutions can deliver only part of the reductions needed to limit worldwide temperature rises to no more than 1.5C.

    Here are five ways the implementation of the circular economy can help close the gap.

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Latest News

  • City-as-a-Service

    June 21, 2018

    Today during the WeMakeThe.City festival, Circle Economy launched the ‘City-as-a-Service’ publication, which offers a first glimpse into the ‘circular city of the future’. This publication is an initial and practical exploration of how service models will shape the way in which societal needs can be met in a future urban environment and how cities can take a leadership role in a transition towards a circular economy. The publication builds upon the concepts of the ‘City-as-a-service’

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  • Circle Economy one of five global partners funded by the C&A Foundation

    June 19, 2018

    Circle Economy is proud that the “Circular Activation Project” is one of the supported initiatives in which 6 pioneering brands will be guided through a circular innovation process toward new business model innovation in the area of recommerce and renting/leasing. C&A Foundation announced its decision yesterday about the awardees of the open global call about “Bridging the Gap’  in the implementation of the circular economy in the Apparel Sector” “Circle Economy is delighted to be

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  • ‘Linear Risks’ – How business as usual is a threat to companies and investors

    June 06, 2018

    Today Circle Economy, PGGM, KPMG, WBCSD, and EBRD co-launch the ‘Linear Risks’ essay that demonstrates the real business threats linear economic business practices are creating. These include risks associated with the use of scarce and non-renewable resources; prioritization and sales of products produced with virgin resources; the failure to collaborate; and failing to innovate or adapt. These are all factors that will negatively impact the ability of organizations to continue business as usual. “Linear risks are real. A

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  • Circle Lab, biggest global open access innovation platform for the circular economy, launches 1.000 new case studies

    May 23, 2018

    Circle Lab invites the global community to tackle humanity’s biggest challenges with circular solutions by applying the most up-to-date knowledge on the circular economy   After a successful launch in March 2018, Circle Lab introduces a new product feature today: the world’s biggest circular economy database, openly accessible and searchable for everyone. This is the result of a joint effort with many partners, geared towards making the best knowledge on the circular economy available to

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