“Ethical Markets welcomes this new alliance between the Ellen MacArthur Foundation and UK-based Royal Society for Arts, of which I am a Fellow !
For full disclosure, I am also an advisor to a pre-eminent circular economy company ECOR www.ecorglobal.com.
~Hazel Henderson, Editor“
Design and the circular economy
The Foundation’s #CircularDesignNow campaign explores how circular design is applied across different topic areas – from fashion to plastics and cities to food, and more. Keep an eye out on the Foundation’s social media channels for interactive content and important design messaging, and tune into our IG live with Chef Alex Atala this Thursday 8th April at 15:00 GMT+1 to explore the role of chefs as designers.
Delve deeper into the role circular design plays in the transition to a circular economy in an article written by the Foundation’s Design Network and Creative Lead, Simon Widmer.
The Foundation welcomes the Royal Society of Arts (RSA) as a Partner
The Foundation welcomes the Royal Society of Arts (RSA) to its network as a Partner, following a long-standing relationship dating back to 2011. The partnership will aim to significantly spread the idea and practice of circular design across both networks, create an empowered community, and ultimately drive global change.
Build a better future with the Foundation and the LEGO Group
The Foundation has teamed up with the LEGO Group to host a fun and interactive online learning event for 13 to 18-year-olds. The one-hour event — Building a better future: exploring the circular economy with LEGO® bricks — will be live-streamed on our YouTube channel on Tuesday 18th May at 14.00 GMT+1. The session will focus on the importance of harnessing creativity in the transition to a circular economy — a new way to design, make, and use things that’s better for people and the planet.
The Circular Economy Show | Measuring your business transformation towards a circular economy
Online | 13th April, 3pm GMT+1
Measuring progress against targets is vital for any business. More companies are developing circular strategies to create growth and help them achieve their climate goals, but we cannot create a circular economy until we can properly measure it. In this episode, we’ll be joined by speakers from Brambles, H&M, and HP Inc to discuss how businesses are using Circulytics, the Foundation’s award-winning circular economy performance measurement tool, to inform strategic decision-making and seize opportunities to fast-track their transition.
Online | 15-16th April
The circular economy plays a crucial role in achieving climate neutrality. WCEF+Climate aims to help prepare for upcoming international climate negotiations and to position the circular economy higher on the broader international climate agenda.