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Book Reviews

The idea of frugal anything is not a great attraction in a book title. The word doesn’t frame well outside of a Calvinistic or ascetic mindset. The idea of ‘de-growth’ pops up very early here as well, a word with even worse connotation. Linking frugal and de-growth concepts with business

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International CorrespondentsNews

Il  n’y a pas assez de 5 années de travail, de collaboration, d’exploration pour bien maîtriser un sujet aussi important que celui de l’économie circulaire, et des enjeux de l’open source dans les changements de paradigmes sociétaux. Cependant, je vais essayer rendre compte d’initiatives concordantes ayant des implications au-delà de  la France elle-même.

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International Correspondents

La economía circular es un modelo industrial restaurativo por diseño y propone que, en lugar de extraer recursos naturales, los materiales que ya han sido procesados puedan ser recuperados y reutilizados de diversas maneras, protegiendo así los recursos naturales de la sobreexplotación. Esto tiene como objetivo mantener los recursos, valiosos

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India has the potential to achieve its development goals by adapting a circular economy. But to get there, both formal and informal sectors will need to be on the path towards circularity.

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Emerging MarketsFeatured

Note from the editor: This paper is part of a series of 3 articles focused on the circular economy in India. This series follows the report “Circular economy in India: Rethinking growth for long-term prosperity” led by the Ellen MacArthur Foundation with the support of ClimateWorks and UNCTAD as knowledge partner.

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International Correspondents

La Fab City, ville localement auto-suffisante et globalement connectée, nous invite à repenser l’impact de la fabrication numérique au-delà du Fab Lab, pour relocaliser la production industrielle, alimentaire et énergétique sur le territoire urbain. Ce nouveau concept a été à l’honneur le 10 novembre, lors d’une soirée organisée par OuiShare dans

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International Correspondents

La primera revolución industrial nace, entre 1760 y 1849, con la máquina a vapor y la mecanización del trabajo y la producción. La segunda revolución industrial, entre finales del siglo XIX y comienzos del siglo XX, con la producción en masa, gracias a la electricidad y las líneas de ensamblaje.

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International Correspondents

The idea of a circular economy has attracted a lot of interest and expectations in Finland, but translating the hype into concrete action has still been a question mark for both industry and policy makers. To overcome this, a national action plan is now being prepared that will help Finland

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FeaturedPeople and Society

“It isn’t that they can’t see the solution. It is that they can’t see the problem.” – G.K Chesterton

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International Correspondents

O tema da economia circular começa a ganhar grande impulso no Brasil, mercado em que a Ellen MacArthur Foundation está estabelecendo a primeira rede satélite da CE100, a CE100 Brasil, reunindo empresas nacionais e multinacionais, inovadores emergentes, governos e cidades e universidades para acelerar a transição para a economia circular

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