What in the world is a Circular Economy?

The meaning of the circular economy For the past decade, the expression ‘circular economy’ - with its promise to generate a more sustainable, equitable and just world - has steadily gained international traction. It actually represents an alternative to an ill-managed, extraction-based global economy generating unprecedented changes in the global climate and depleting the world’s natural resources. Circular economy is relevant to every element of society, culture and economy. Yet, what does it really mean? What are its implications? How profound is its implementation for your organisation – and personal way of life? Consider this: A recent study compiled and compared 114 definitions of circular economy in order to provide the first quantitative interpretation. The conclusion: Circular economy “means many different things to different people.” We have the good fortune to cover the issue for our clients, so before you become discouraged or overwhelmed, we can help with some answers.     What is the circular economy? Briefly, the circular

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