More than 3,000 business and government leaders will be gathering in Davos, Switzerland next week for the World Economic Forum’s Annual Meeting, and the circular economy will be firmly on the agenda. The Ellen MacArthur Foundation team will be participating with other Forum members at ProjectMainStream, Global Future Council and Circular Economy Board and Platform meetings, and contributing to sessions across a range of circular economy-related topics.
Watch out for these highlights next week:
10:00 GMT/11:00 CET The New Plastics Economy initiative launches its latest research on plastic packaging, including a global action plan endorsed by industry.
The report is produced by the Foundation and World Economic Forum with analytical support from SYSTEMIQ, and will be available at launch from newplasticseconomy.org
The Circulars: Several of our Global Partners and CE100 members are nominated for these prestigious awards for which Ellen MacArthur is a member of the judging panel.
06:30 GMT/07:30 CET Achieving Growth Within, which explores circular economy investment opportunities in Europe across the key sectors of food, mobility and the built environment, is released. This report is produced by SYSTEMIQ and the Ellen MacArthur Foundation, supported by SUN, and will be available for download from our Publications page.
11:30 GMT/12:30 CET Launch of the Circular Design Guide, developed by the Foundation in partnership with global design and innovation agency IDEO. The Circular Design Guide provides inspiring methods and tools to help entrepreneurs, corporate change-makers and designers get started with circular innovation, and will be publicly available online.
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