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Tuesday, 7 August 2018 - 12:31pm
Joe Iles
In 2015, the Ellen MacArthur Foundation established Circulate as a way to explore and share the development of the circular economy around the world. We’ve shared stories from emerging startups to large businesses, from Silicon Valley to India, and from the people redesigning products to those... Read more
Tuesday, 17 July 2018 - 1:30pm
Joe Iles
Which country is winning the race to a circular economy? It’s not something one country can achieve by themselves, but in recent years, certain nations have taken the lead by clearly embarking on major circular economy agendas. The motivations can vary, from creating a more competitive economy or... Read more
Wednesday, 16 May 2018 - 1:03pm
Joe Iles
What is the goal of economics? Does GDP really tell us all we need to know about a country’s wealth and well-being? Our guest in this show argues that our economic system should be designed to meet everyone’s needs, while living within the means of the planet. Kate Raworth is the author of the... Read more
Friday, 6 April 2018 - 3:33pm
Ross Findon
How systems mapping, leftovers and the circular economy can change the way we think about convenience and the ready meal industry It’s 70 years since TV dinners first hit the shelves — marking a love affair between consumers and convenience that has dominated the food industry ever since. The... Read more
Thursday, 1 March 2018 - 1:12pm
Rémy le Moigne
While it may not get much attention as recycling, remanufacturing or refurbishing, maintenance is an important ‘loop’ of the circular economy . What’s more, it’s one of the ‘tighter loops’ of the circular economy framework, which means there’s a chance for businesses to better preserve the value of... Read more
Thursday, 1 March 2018 - 1:03pm
Joe Iles
From packaging made out of organic waste to nano-engineering, the winners of the $2 million New Plastics Economy Innovation Prize provide real answers to the plastic problem There’s no love lost for plastic packaging. Whether it’s complicated recycling instructions on the products we buy, startling... Read more
Thursday, 21 December 2017 - 2:12pm
Joe Iles
The Italian government has published a strategic paper on the development of a circular economy in Italy, with a supporting manifesto signed by leading businesses. Verso un modello di economia circolare per l’Italia – ‘Towards a circular economy model for Italy’ – was recently presented in Rome at... Read more
Monday, 18 December 2017 - 4:36pm
Shyaam Ramkumar
We are entering an exciting time in the evolution of technology: The Fourth Industrial Revolution. This revolution will fundamentally change the way we live, work and interact with each other. It introduces a whole new range of opportunities for societal transformation, with breakthroughs in fields... Read more
Monday, 18 December 2017 - 1:08pm
Jaime Arredondo
Some people think it’s extremely complex and expensive to transition to a circular economy, especially at the scale and speed we need to solve the current problems related to food, energy, pollution, toxic chemicals, transportation, and climate change. Companies hold an important role, in moving... Read more
Wednesday, 13 December 2017 - 9:14am
Joe Iles
Earlier this year, H&M Foundation launched the Global Change Award 2018, a €1 million innovation prize searching for new circular approaches to clothing. It’s part of an ambitious mission to transform the entire fashion industry. Now in its third year, the Global Change Award will select five... Read more

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