The Foundation works in education, business innovation and analysis to accelerate the transition to a circular economy. It works closely with some of the world's leading businesses including global partners Philips, Unilever, Cisco, Renault and Kingfisher who are demonstrating circular innovation at scale across a number of key sectors.
An international institution committed to improving the state of the world through public-private cooperation. Its Circular Economy project combines industry and regional insights with corporate global citizenship to ensure the design of future materials is collaborative and avoids waste
WRAP works, uniquely and by design, in the space between Governments, businesses, communities, innovative thinkers and individuals. A key element of their strategic approach is a clear understanding of the flow of resources around an economy, and the economic and environmental benefits of making that economy more “circular” – keeping resources in play for as long as possible.
'For a sustainable world, we see the transition from a linear to a circular economy as a necessary boundary condition' Philips is a strategic partner of the Ellen MacArthur foundation. Find out how from an economic point of view, embedding a circular economy concept promises additional value creation potential across Philips and other business value chains.
Essential knowledge and wider networks for resource efficient business
Circular Economy Business Forum network
The Circular Economy Business Forum has the backing of a wide range of business organisations in the South West including:
- blur Group
- Coastal Recycling
- Devon and Cornwall Business Council
- Exeter Chamber of Commerce
- Devon County Council
- Exeter City Council
- Exeter Sustainable Business Network
- ExIST, Exeter Initiative for Science and Technology
- The Met Office
- Single Planet Solutions Consultancy
- SW Manufacturing Advisory Service
- Environment and Sustainability Institute