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How to become an Industrial Symbiosis Facilitator

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Belgium, Italy, Romania, Slovenia, Spain

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Yannick Vesters Contact details

The INSIGHT training course aims to increase knowledge, skills, and competences concerning industrial symbiosis for trainees willing to become industrial symbiosis facilitators. The course, which is available for free on an online e-learning platform, is in English, but summaries of each unit are provided in Italian, Spanish, French, Slovenian and Romanian.

An economy wide circularity assessment in Flanders

An economy wide circularity assessment in Flanders

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Belgium

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Following the study on the material flow analysis for Flanders in the period 2002-2018, which was published by the Circular Economy Policy Research Center in June 2020, this study introduces the link between the material flows in and out of the Flemish economy and the material flows within the Flemish economy.

Circular economy indicators for person mobility and transport

Circular economy indicators for person mobility and transport

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Belgium

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This report presents the set of indicators comprising the mobility system. The indicators show that the mobility system is far from circular and is in fact becoming more linear. It is consuming ever greater amounts of materials, with more vehicles which are used less intensively and efficiently. The modal shift towards public transport or bicycles is simply not progressing.

Modelling job creation in the circular economy in Flanders

Modelling job creation in the circular economy in Flanders

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Belgium

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This research paper on Modelling job creation in the circular economy in Flanders is the second output of the research line that studies employment and actor analysis for the circular economy.

The goal of this research paper is to investigate the impact of the transition to a more circular economy on employment in Flanders.

Circular Metrics for Business

Circular Metrics for Business

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Netherlands

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Circle Economy regularly reviews circular frameworks to help businesses identify the metrics that work best for them. The CIRCelligence indicators framework, designed by BCG and introduced in the paper Circular Metrics for Business - Introduction to the CIRCelligence indicators framework, helps businesses assess the circularity of their entire value chain, from input to end of life.

Follow a MOOC on Organizing for Sustainability: A guide to developing new business models

Organizing for Sustainability
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Netherlands

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This open access MOOC is for entrepreneurs and students to work on a sustainable, circular or social business model using the Business Model Template (BMT).

In three phases and 10 steps, all aspects for developing a business model are systematically dealt with. The MOOC consists of a self-paced programme of seven chapters and over 50 teaching units.

Join the Webinar Series "Ask a DetoXpert"

DetoXpert Webinar Series
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EU

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Enhancing your Detox profile does more than reduce and mitigate risks. It can also improve brand reputation, increase stakeholders' trust and make entering even the most tightly-controlled markets faster and more profitable.

The Ask a DetoXpert Webinar Series is designed to help enterprises deep-dive into the details of chemical management and drive the development of Detox-compliant processes.

A global initiative to promote responsible and circular electronics

Circular Electronics Initiative

More than 20 organisations have come together in a global initiative to tackle the social and environmental problems of electronics. The Circular Electronics Initiative aims to encourage organisations and consumers to take a more responsible approach to the electronic goods they use. One core activity of the initiative is the annual event #CircularElectronicsDay.

Circulab's Circular design course

Circulab

Shift from linear to circular, learn to rethink and redesign: acquire the mindset, tools and skills needed to solve modern problems and transition to the circular economy through circular design. Circulab's Master Circular Design course has been designed to give you the keys to start your circular journey, adapt your organisation and create future-proof products and services.

FURN360: Circular business training course for the furniture and woodworking sectors

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FURN360 training course is a free-of-charge set of online modules offering 80 hours of training to understand the shift needed in the furniture industry to engage in a circular economy.

New report helps IT buyers avoid greenwash and false claims

TCO report

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Sweden

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Complex product categories such as IT involve a considerable degree of social and environmental risks. TCO Development, the organisation behind the sustainability certification for IT products TCO Certified, has launched the new report Navigating the Sustainable IT Revolution – The critical role of independent verification.

Transitioning from linear to circular - Multimedia Online Teaching by Inchainge

Multimedia Online Teaching
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Netherlands

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Dive into the online business game The Blue Connection together with your students for a case study on introducing circularity into supply chains. The learning outcome is to have an understanding of the principles of circular supply chain management. Experience the circular way of doing business for a sustainable future! 

MOOC in Circular Economy: now available in Portuguese and Spanish

MOOC
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Portugal

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The first edition of "MOOC in Circular Economy" in Portuguese and Spanish is now available. The course is completely free and developed under the CIRCULAR LABS Project which is co-financed by the Interreg programme.

Circular Economy Institute: training people to be circular

CEI
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EU, Other (USA)

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Danielle Gautier Contact details

Circular Economy Institute (CEI) certificates are professional credentials for those aiming to excel in the circular economy. The certificates available are "Circular Economy Trained", "Circular Economy Specialist" and "Circular Economy Instructor".

Design4Circle: Circular Economy Design Training in the Textile, Fashion and Footwear Sectors

Design 4 Circle

Sign up for the Design4Circle course, with a total of 70 hours of training, to understand the necessary shift in the textile industry towards a more sustainable circular economy.

Circular Transition Indicators

Circular Transition Indicators (CTI)

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EU

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Since June 2018, the Factor10 Working Group of more than two dozen companies has drafted, commented, pilot tested, reviewed, redrafted and refined the enclosed methodology - Circular Transition Indicators: proposed metrics for buisiness, by business - which combines a methodological framework and user manual for circular action plans in business.

Measuring the circular economy: Frameworks, Indicators and Impact Management

Foretica

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Spain

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Forética and the Task Force on Circular Economy*, which coordinates with 11 large Spanish companies, presented on 11 July 2019 the report Measuring the circular economy - Frameworks, Indicators and Impact Management.

The document analyses the business opportunities in measuring circular economy in business management and contains a roadmap to support companies in this measurement.

Circul'R: Unlocking the circular economy's potential

circular economy consulting
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France

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Circul'R is an international network of circular economy startups. Its mission is to unlock the circular economy's potential by connecting innovative startups with companies so that they can co-create solutions to accelerate their transition towards the circular economy.

Les indicateurs de l'économie circulaire pour les entreprises

Les indicateurs de l'économie circulaire pour les entreprises

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France
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Les entreprises sont de plus en plus nombreuses à explorer de nouveaux modèles d’affaires intégrant les principes de l’économie circulaire. Elles ont un besoin croissant d’indicateurs pour mesurer leur degré de circularité et ses effets sur l’environnement. A cet effet, les membres d’Entreprises pour l’Environnement et de l’Institut National de l’Economie Circulaire ont réalisé cette publication.

Indicators for a Circular Economy

Circular indicators OVAM

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Belgium

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This short term assignment for Circular Flanders aims to provide an inventory of indicators that are relevant to monitor the transition to a circular economy and to measure the effects of new policy and trends. The inventory of indicators is based on scoreboards and monitoring frameworks developed by the EU and reports by JRC and EEA.

Circular Economy: what we WANT to know and CAN measure

PBL Measurement Report

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Netherlands

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The Dutch Government has outlined its plans for the transition to a circular economy in the government-wide circular economy policy programme, entitled ‘A circular economy in the Netherlands by 2050’. A monitoring system is required to determine whether this transition is progressing as planned, a proposal for which is made in this report.

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