Circle Economy, a Finalist in The Award for Circular Economy Public Sector

December 5, 2017
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We are thrilled to announce we have been selected as a Finalist in The Award for Circular Economy Public Sector for The Circulars 2018.The Circulars, an initiative of the World Economic Forum and the Forum of Young Global Leaders, run in collaboration with Accenture Strategy,  is the world’s premier circular economy award program. The awards are open to individuals and organizations from commerce and civil society in seven distinct categories and are designed to recognize and celebrate, on a prestigious global stage, all facets of the circular economy movement. Now in its fourth year, The Circulars event will be held at the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting in Davos on 22nd January 2018.The Circular Economy Public Sector award category recognizes cities, regions, education establishments, NGOs, local or national government bodies and programmes or public procurement initiatives which best enable an environment for the circular economy to develop and flourish. We are very proud to be a finalist in this category alongside our fellow nominees including Sitra and four other inspiring public sector initiatives. We also want to take the opportunity to congratulate our fellow finalists and Circle Economy Members ABN AMRO, Fairphone, PGGM and Frans Van Houten (CEO of Philips) as well as our partner Instock, and our collaborator C&A for their dedication to implementing circular economy principles in their businesses. We are honoured to work with so many like-minded businesses that are making the circular economy a reality and are happy to see your hard work being acknowledged. Collaboration is the key to unlocking a sustainable, circular future for our world.  Learn more about The Circulars 2018 finalists here.

The Circulars 2018 FINALIST


About Circle EconomyWith scalability in mind, Circle Economy seeks to inspire governments, municipalities, corporations, entrepreneurs and innovators to adopt circular initiatives. From textiles, to finance and the built environment we foster the acceleration of the circular economy across industries through research, collaboration, and shared knowledge.Our tools and services are designed to facilitate decision making and implement action plans. These tools and services can be applied to a wide range of sectors and can be utilised by everyone from investment portfolio managers to textile manufacturers. Circle Economy's tools and services provide organisations with tangible directions to set up circular projects and provide endless possibilities to integrate circularity into their strategies.Circle Economy has identified the actionable, global levers necessary to implement the circular economy and activated relevant stakeholders while maintaining an open source ethos. We have created an open platform to share insights, best practices and research on the circular economy and helped to spearhead circular pilot projects with our members and partners. Circle Economy has executed 7 city and region scans, grown and are still adding to our open source knowledge hub of more than 750 circular case studies. In the last five years, we have worked with over 150 companies and created 15 knowledge papers to guide organizations to accelerate their circular journey.

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