Our Network brings together businesses, policymakers, innovators, universities, cities, philanthropic organisations and thought leaders to build and scale a circular economy. Our Network comprises Members, Partners and Strategic Partners, as well as a wider community of more than a thousand organisations who we reach and engage through specific projects and initiatives.
Joining our open community
The transition to a 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. requires reinforcing actions from influential actors across all sectors and industries, globally. We have built an online community comprising thousands of organisations who have embraced the circular economy and understand the need for collective action.
Joining our community is free and any organisation can apply.
Following a short approval process, your organisation can gain access to:
The latest circular economy news and developments
Online network events, insights, and learning resources
The Ellen MacArthur Foundation Community Platform
If, based on your application, we think your organisation could be suited to become a Member, Partner or Strategic Partner, our team will be in touch to discuss the opportunity.
We have built an online community comprising thousands of organisations who have embraced the circular economy
Becoming a Member, Partner or Strategic Partner
We work closely with a group of more than 250 organisations as part of our formal Network. This group includes some of the world’s largest and most influential organisations, with transformative potential to demonstrate what's possible. The group also contains some of the world’s largest cities, international institutions, and our philanthropic partners. With this group, we facilitate collaborative projects and host bi-annual workshops to explore strategies and solutions that support their circular economy transition.
The Network’s tiered structure of Members, Partners and Strategic Partners is informed by factors such as organisational size, influence, ambition level, and involvement with our key focus areas.