Towards the circular economy Vol. 1: an economic and business rationale for an accelerated transition
Published in 2013
Business leaders and governments both acknowledge that continued wealth generation requires a new industrial model less dependent on primary energy and materials inputs.
Towards the Circular Economy vol.3: accelerating the scale-up across global supply chains, is a collaboration between the World Economic Forum, the Ellen MacArthur Foundation and McKinsey & Company. The report aims to reconcile the goal of scaling a circular model with the reality of a global economy and complex multi-tier supply chains. It finds that over USD 1 trillion a year could be generated by 2025 for the global economy - and 100,000 new jobs created for the next five years if companies focused on encouraging the build-up of circular supply chains to increase the rate of recycling, reusereuseThe repeated use of a product or component for its intended purpose without significant modification., and remanufactureremanufactureRe-engineer products and components to as-new condition with the same, or improved, level of performance as a newly manufactured one..
Towards the circular economy Vol. 3: Accelerating the scale-up across global supply chains is available in: English
Published in 2013
The Ellen MacArthur Foundation works to accelerate the transition to a circular economy. We develop and promote the idea of a circular economy, and work with business, academia, policymakers, and institutions to mobilise systems solutions at scale, globally.
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