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Interreg Euromed Academy

In this six-week course, participants will learn about circular economy, sustainable mobility, energy efficiency and clean energy through interactive materials, live events and working groups. The course is part of the Interreg Euro-MED Academy catalogue and will provide particpants with tangible examples of actions, policies, and tools available to apply effective solutions in their own context.

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.

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.

Design with Biomimicry

Biomimicry
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France

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With Biomimicry, embrace sustainable innovation and solve your business problems by finding inspiration from nature. Learn and apply this philosophy, its methods and tools for your company, your products, services, value chains...

In this 16-hour cohort-based course, participants will learn life's principles and apply them in their business or with their customers.

Design Circular Business Models

Design Sustainable Business Models
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France

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This course is suitable for all professionals and individuals, from entrepreneurs to business owners and project managers, wanting to learn how to design resilient and profitable business models built on circular economy principles. In this 15-hour, self-paced course, participants will learn the basics of business ecosystem design and how to put the circular design approach into practice.

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.

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

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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.

Master's degree programme in Sustainable Chemistry and Technologies for Circular Economy

Padua University Master's course
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Italy

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The master's degree programme in Sustainable Chemistry and Technologies for Circular Economy offered by the University of Padova will be available as of the 2021-22 academic year. It is one of the first of its kind in Europe and aims to explore the key issues of the circular economy transition and sustainability. It will be taught entirely in English and is a two-year course.

Circular Economy Institute: training people to be circular

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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.

An interactive timeline of circular economy thinking to explore over 70 CE-related concepts

Circularity Timeline
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Netherlands

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This interactive timeline of circular economy thinking explores over 70 circularity concepts from the Global South and North alike. It helps researchers and practitioners better situate and navigate the concept of circular economy, both in its rich historical origins and in its theoretical diversity.

The Stars Are Circular Foundation: empowering children to participate in the circular economy

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Netherlands

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The Stars Are Circular Foundation educates children and families about the circular economy. It aims to provide them with the tools to become conscious, innovative and collaborative participants in the circular economy. Its educational programmes seek to develop children's social, creative and entrepreneurial skills to ensure a mindset that believes in a healthy planet.

Walki Circular Classroom: co-created learning material stimulates circular thinking at school

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Finland

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The Circular Classroom is a new educational platform for learning about the circular economy. This open platform provides secondary schools and upper secondary schools with new tools for discussing the circular economy within a curriculum that promotes phenomenon-based learning and integrated subjects.

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.

The DGNB Academy - Disseminating knowledge on circular economy throughout the construction sector

The DGNB Academy - Disseminating knowledge on Circular Economy throughout the construction sector

The DGNB Academy provides professionals from the construction and real estate sectors with up-to-date knowledge on sustainable construction, including circular economy principles which have been made assessable in the DGNB Certification System.

The Basque Ecodesign Hub: Training on Circular Economy

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Spain

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The Basque Ecodesign HUB is the centre of training activities on Ecodesign and Circular Economy in the Basque Country, resulting from the collaboration of the Basque Government, through Ihobe, with Novia Salcedo Foundation and a number of other Basque socio-economic actors.

Paper Challenge at school!

'Paper Challenge' is a sustainable development education programme that provides support for the implementation of responsible paper management in schools.

Greenlab accelerating green business in Brussels

GreenLab (previously BSE Academy) has been created to develop environmental markets in the Brussels-Capital Region and create jobs of all kinds.