As part of its work on the environmental footprint, the European Commission organised a webinar for SMEs on 10 December 2020 providing an introduction to the Product Environmental Footprint (PEF) method.
Le secteur de l’événementiel est plus que jamais concerné par les enjeux de durabilité et de préservation des ressources. Conscients de la nécessité de concilier l’organisation d’événements et l’économie circulaire, les acteurs du secteur doivent se mobiliser davantage afin de mettre en œuvre les leviers d’action existants.
A broad selection of articles on Circular Economy and its practices in Poland collected by prof. Joanna Kulczycka. After definitions and interperatations, this work is about circular economy related issues
indicators in selected EU countries
financing of business activities
matching circular business models with priority sectors in Poland
establishing measurement for circular economy transformation and its socio-economic impacts in Poland
indicators in Polish regional perspective
assessment of material consumption
supporting managerial accounting instruments
solutions for mining and processing waste
good practices at national and international level.
The publication Towards A Circular Taiwan - 66 Circular Stories showcases 66 circular projects in Taiwan, which involve over 360 practitioners and partners. With a foreword by the President of the Republic of China (Taiwan), the book covers 4 main topics:
agro-food and biomass
textiles and plastics
construction and transportation
electronics and chemistry.
The book also showcases a "Circular Economy Transition Roadmap for Enterprises" which examines the WHY, WHAT and HOW elements in favour of a transition to circular economy. For each topic a chart of material flow is provided in order to show readers trends and opportunities in each specific sector.
The Knowledge Alliance on Product-Service Development towards Circular Economy and Sustainability in Higher Education (KATCH_e) is a 3-year EU funded project that was launched in January 2017. KATCH_e brings together 11 partners from four EU countries to address the challenge of reinforcing the skills and competences in the field of product-service development for the circular economy and sustainability in the construction and furniture sectors. It develops training materials targeting universities, researchers, practitioners and businesses for the development of sustainable product-services. The main results of KATCH_e are:
KATCH_e Course with 10 Modules;
Innovative product ad product-service concepts;
Business strategies towards circular economy;
Didactic recommendations for learning approaches on circular economy.