Exploring and evaluating business showcases from the circular economy industry platform

Exploring and evaluating Business Showcases from the Circular Economy Industry Platform

Lukas Stumpf
Publication Date
November, 2018
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This research, part of the CEC4Europe factbook on the circular economy  published in September 2018, evaluates 131 projects from the Circular Economy Industry Platform (CEIP) regarding their contribution to circular economy from both a scientific and political perspective.

Content analysis was applied to derive qualitative and quantitative information from company statements on the platform. This was supplemented by qualitative, semi-structured interviews with company representatives on selected projects. Results showed a diverse approach to circularity across the sample projects, thereby partly expanding the sectoral focus of the circular economy package.