(LONDON)

The circular economy is today’s hot topic at a Financial Times (FT) Live event in London.

Part of its three day FT Clean Energy Week programme, the focus of today’s Circular Economy Summit is on ‘Accelerating a business model revolution’.

There are big challenges ahead.

A new way of thinking is needed.

The rewards of moving to a circular model of living are financial as well as environmental. In a European context, the continent could generate €1.8 trillion from switching to a circular economy, according to a study by the Ellen MacArthur Foundation.

Continuing to communicate, not just the need, but the benefits of shifting to a sustainable economic system, is vital.

The conversation continues apace as more people – from all sectors – and across society join the debate around the circular economy. Here’s a  few upcoming events: