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10 steps to integrate the circular economy into your purchasing - Operational guidelines

INEC

Country: 
France

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In 2018, the National Institute for Circular Economy (INEC) launched an Operational Programme on Purchasing and Circular Economy, together with the Métropole du Grand Paris and the Observatoire des Achats Responsables. Drawing on participants' experiences, these guidelines aim to guide private and public buyers through integrating the circular economy into their purchasing policies.

Circulab toolbox: apply regenerative economy principles

Circulab

Available in seven languages, the Circulab toolbox has been tested and improved by hundreds of customers in many industrial sectors around the world since 2014.

These powerful tools make it possible to explore a context, map a business model with all its impacts, identify key stakeholders, and start generating circular and regenerative ideas under a systemic approach.

Organizing for Sustainability: A Guide to Developing New Business Models

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Start/End date: 
09 Aug 2021
Country: 
Netherlands

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This open access book by Jan Jonker and Niels Faber aims to educate students and professionals on how to develop business models that have a positive impact on people, society and the ecological environment. It explores a different view of how to organise value creation, from a focus on almost exclusively monetary value creation to one that creates positive impact through multiple values.

Incentives to boost the Circular Economy - A guide for Public Authorities

Incentives to boost the circular economy

Start/End date: 
21 Jun 2021
Country: 
EU

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The Expert Group on Circular Economy Financing has developed this guide to support public authorities in identifying the most suited incentives to speed up the transition towards a circular economy at national, regional or local level. Incentives aim at addressing market failures that prevent or delay the transition towards circular products, services and solutions.

Cross-KIC Circular Economy System Maps

EIT Community

The Cross-KIC circular economy system maps developed by the EIT Circular Economy Community consolidate two databases:

  1. The circular economy-related initiatives of recent years initiated, funded or supported by the six KICs involved in this community, and
  2. The initiatives related to circular economy in the portfolios of selected European stakeholders.

Sustainable healthcare waste management in the EU Circular Economy model

Health Care Without Harm

Start/End date: 
03 Nov 2020
Country: 
Belgium

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Health Care Without Harm has recently developed a set of global principles for sustainable healthcare waste management. This position paper builds on those principles and focuses on the situation in Europe – particularly with reference to the EU Circular Economy framework.

Circular Procurement Guide

Business in the Community

Country: 
United Kingdom

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This Circular Procurement toolkit outlines how businesses can redesign their procurement processes for greater ‘circularity’. This means maximising the value of products and materials while in use and recovering and repurposing them at the end of their lives, eliminating waste. This toolkit contains six simple steps for any business beginning their circular procurement journey.

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