Tokyo wins gold for circularity

In 2017 we said next year's Tokyo Olympics would become known as the circular economy games. The unveiling this week of the medals was both symbolic - and indicative - of the steps being taken to secure that l...

Business must rise to 1.5°C challenge

The bottom line for corporations and communities worldwide is they must embrace transformational changes that can stem apocalyptic temperature increases. That was made clear in a special report released las...

€10B boost for EU circular economy

A minimum €10 billion will be invested in circular economy projects across the EU over the next five years thanks to a new partnership. The Joint Initiative on Circular Economy was launched this month, bac...

Inside the circular economy

The Ellen MacArthur Foundation's new learning hub is the go-to online resource for learning about the 'vision for a circular economy'. Check it out to discover more about how its principles can be applied t...

Where there’s a Will there’s a way

A partnership between JUST Goods, founded by Will & Jaden Smith, and Virgin Sport will see this weekend's ASICS London 10K ditch single use plastic bottles. JUST Water cartons will be distributed at the...

Europe can be climate-neutral by 2050

That's the message from Ursula von der Leyen, the newly elected first female President of the European Commission. Speaking at the European Parliament in Strasbourg, before the historic vote in support of h...

Stand up for circularity

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Sculpture demands circular response

It is hoped a sculpture built in Helsinki this week from plastic waste can inspire a circular response. Created by schoolchildren, the unveiling coincided with Finland's new presidency of the Council of the EU...

Academia declares climate emergency

Higher and further education institutions across six continents have declared a climate emergency - along with a three-point action plan response. The move, supported by networks representing more than 7000...

#GlobalGoals in the spotlight

This week's High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development in New York is reviewing how the UN Global Goals are progressing. We know our readers will want to follow the review closely, so here are th...