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
In this panel at the 2016 CE100 Annual Summit, Leontino Balbo Jr, Janez Potočnik, Hunter Lovins and Ellen MacArthur explore the alternative approach of regenerative agriculture.
It is becoming more generally accepted that accounting for the full cost of products and services, incorporating and valuing natural capital in the global economy is a valuable action for the future of the economy. However, actually measuring natural capital in both a thorough and simple way has not been possible
Every Friday, Circulate rounds up a collection of interesting circular economy related stories and articles. In today’s selection, we reflect on something that you might not realise Henry Ford said, a village in the Netherlands that plans to grow its own food, live off the grid and handle its own waste,
Hunter Lovins argues that we need a ‘circular economy of the soil’ to feed a growing population, restore soil quality and ultimately reconcile farming systems with natural cycles.
Viewed in context, the dominance of our our current industrial model is a blip in time. Shouldn’t we be inspired to believe that large scale change is possible within our lifetime?
One of the key points in December’s updated circular economy package from the European Commission was ‘a revised Regulation on fertilisers, to facilitate the recognition of organic and waste-based fertilisers in the single market and support the role of bio-nutrients’. A few months later, draft legislation on this aspect of
Regenerating nutrients and the health in the soil could form a key part of reducing CO2 and ensuring a secure food system in the long-term.
Every Friday, Circulate rounds up a collection of interesting circular economy related stories and articles. This week, we’re looking at natural capital and language, walls and vacuum cleaners that can make use of smog and more…