The transition to a circular economy: the case of Scotland (EAUC Webinar)

Date First Broadcast Date 11 February 2015 12:00 - 13:00
Venue Webinar via Webex

LiFE Framework:  Resource Efficiency and Waste 

Scotland’s zero waste plans received a big boost after becoming the first nation to join the Ellen MacArthur Foundation’s Circular Economy 100 programme: CE100.

This global network of 100 companies, innovators and administrations has set itself a three-year timeframe to accelerate the transition to a circular economy, helping businesses rethink the way they manage resources, whilst stimulating economic growth.

This webinar provides an introduction to the circular economy and an overview of the Scottish approach and ambition.

Why should I attend?
To familiarise yourself with the principles and concepts of the circular economy and understand how to apply them practically using Scotland as case study. 

Who is this webinar for?
• Waste Managers
• Sustainability teams
• Facilities Management
• Finance / economists
• Human Resources
• Senior Managers with responsibility for curriculum development/teaching and learning or research
• Other private sector (retailers, SMEs, manufacturers etc)
• Public sector (Local Authorities, NHS etc)

What can I expect to take from this webinar?
• A clear understanding of the circular economy and the drivers for it.
• Understanding of the relevance to business and opportunities.
• Understanding of the importance of collaboration across supply chains and the leadership provided by the Ellen MacArthur Foundation through the CE100

Agenda:
• EAUC welcome and housekeeping
• Key principles of the Circular  Economy and the Ellen MacArther Foundation
• Introduction to the CE100 and the Scotland ambition
 Understanding of the relevance to business and opportunities.
 Understanding of the importance of collaboration across supply chains
 Leadership provided by the Ellen MacArthur Foundation through the CE100
 Building the principles of CE100 into the Zero Waste Scotland programme and plans.
 Wider application to tertiary education
• Q and A

The full agenda and speaker information can be found in the Webinar Programme.

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