From Linear to Circular: Latin America is an invitation-only, interactive learning programme, which will be held online over six weeks, focused on the circular economy in Latin America. We aim to inspire circular economy enthusiasts across Latin America to accelerate the transition to a circular economy.
The programme will take place from 2nd November to 7th December 2021.
It is a fantastic opportunity for those that want to bring greater purpose to their work or research and want to become circular economyA systems solution framework that tackles global challenges like climate change, biodiversity loss, waste, and pollution. It is based on three principles, driven by design: eliminate waste and pollution, circulate products and materials (at their highest value), and regenerate nature. advocates and catalysts in Latin America.
Participants will explore the concepts, principles, and practical applications of the circular economy through:
Webinars led by the Foundation’s experts and guest speakers from Latin America and beyond.
Access to resources.
The opportunity to join a community of circular economy practitioners in Latin America.
Every week, we will discuss a different topic, ranging from food systems, policy, and design, to finance, plastics, and fashion. After covering the circular economy fundamentals, every participant will be able to choose topics based on their interest to gain specific tools.
The time commitment is between 1-3 hours per week.
Week 1: What is the circular economy?
Week 2: Circular design
Week 3: Systems thinking
Week 4: Choose one of three webinars (or join them all!):
Institutions, governments, and cities
Finance and the circular economy
Week 5: Choose one of three webinars (or join them all!):
A new plastics economy
Food and regenerative agriculture
Climate and biodiversity
Week 6: My role in advancing the circular economy and sustainable development goals
From Linear to Circular: Latin America is created in collaboration with Sistema B.
Frequently asked questions
Here are the most common FAQs. If you cannot find an answer to your question, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
Is the programme free?
Yes, the programme is free.
Will there be more learning programmes focused on Latin America?
We are working hard to make this a possibility. Please keep an eye on our website, register your interest, and sign up for our newsletter — you can sign up on the homepage of our website.
Will there be a certificate?
Unfortunately, we do not provide a certificate. This programme is set up in such a way that we cannot check whether you attended all the webinars and engaged in peer-to-peer learning. However, it does connect you with a new global network of circular economy enthusiasts.