The Ellen MacArthur Foundation is an independent charity with the aim of inspiring a generation to re-think, re-design & build a positive future through the vision of a circular economy. Ellen MacArthur founded the Foundation to better understand how on land too we rely on finite resources in the form of materials, energy and water after her experiences as a world class sailor having sailed over 26,000 miles to become the fastest person to circumnavigate the globe single-handed.
The Circular Economy 100 is a global platform bringing together leading companies, emerging innovators and regions to accelerate the transition to a circular economy over a 1000-day (3 year) period. The Annual Summit was held Wednesday 19 June 2013.
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The challenges and opportunities for business
Creating a circular economy: the challenges and opportunities for business
As the adverse effects of climate change are felt and the scarcity of raw materials increases, business as usual is not an option. Radical action is required and business is best placed to drive it. Controlling its waste, using cleaner energy sources and collaborating with NGOs and governments are some of the ways companies can help build a circular economy Published on May 14, 2013 by the Guardian.
Carlos Tavares at the Circular Economy 100 Annual Summit
What is the Circular Economy 100?
"Circular Economy" by Eco-Eye in Ireland
Get Loopy! by Steve Punt
Re-thinking Progress: The Circular Economy
Launch of the Ellen MacArthur Foundation in 2010
Re-thinking the Future by Ellen MacArthur with Jon Snow
Janine Benyus at the Circular Economy 100 Annual Summit
Update on Circular Economy by Ellen MacArthur Nov. 2015
The circular economy: from consumer to user
In conversation with Ellen MacArthur, Re-thinking Progress
End the Take, Make and Dispose Economy by Ken Webster
New Plastics Economy Animation - Innovation Prize
Ellen MacArthur on The Circular Economy
Economics of Circular Economy by Tim Jackson