What does a British sailor have to do with the EU directives supporting the circular economy? How likely are we to move away from linear production, and what role will international organisations play in this shift? Find out with Florian Kern in our final podcast this series: Why we need visionaries and intermediaries: The case of the EU, Circular Economy and Ellen MacArthur.
At present, only an estimated 9% of the global economic system works under the circular economy. Learn more about how the European Commission has intended to change this, within the EU and beyond, and how youth movements and businesses can both help reach the 100% circular economy.
- Read this blog by Florian Kern, Helen Sharp and Samyra Hachmann discussing their studies of the mechanisms, evolution and diffusion of circular economy through the example of the European Union.
- Interested in further study in this area? The Science Policy Research Unit (SPRU) at the University of Sussex Business School offers a range of Masters and PHD courses