People and Society
£1 million of funding is currently available from Zero Waste Scotland for manufacturing businesses aiming to harness and innovate towards realising the significant economic and environmental benefits associated with a circular economy.
The circular economy is on the rise. The European Union has embraced the concept and corporations around the world are exploring circular business models. But progression is painfully slow. Still, each year, 6.5 million people are dying from air pollution, a third of all food is wasted and 8 million
MEP Sirpa Pietikäinen on why the circular economy isn’t just about materials but could offer a path away from populism and towards prosperity.
Can this project be replicated to breathe life into some of the other 25,000 miles of poor coastal desert around the world?
The information technology revolution has only just begun, yet it is removing jobs faster than its creating them in a global economy which has faltering growth, social tensions, unemployment and resource issues. What are the consequences, and what needs to be done? In this episode we hear from Nikki Silvestri, a social entrepreneur
We can’t cover all of the interesting circular economy related story every week, so we offer Circulate on Fridays as a weekend check in on the lay of the land! This week, we invite you to listen to a podcast on whether we’re seeing the ‘end of ownership’, explore leather
Successfully predicting the next financial crisis is unlikely, a Bank of England official has admitted, leading to questions about mainstream economic forecasting and raising a further challenge to existing paradigms that depend upon modelling and running economies mechanistically. Do we need to a new kind of economics? Martin Sandbu undoubtedly
Closing in on what economists believe to be its full productive capacity, questions are being asked about the direction of the United States’ economy, and with the subject of idle capacity featuring significantly in the conversation, the circular economy approach may soon be a part of the agenda.