TRANSITION TO A CIRCULAR ECONOMY

CIRCULAR ECONOMY AFRICA IS A PRIVATE-PUBLIC PLATFORM IN WHICH COMPANIES, KNOWLEDGE INSTITUTES, POLICYMAKERS, AND (LOCAL) AUTHORITIES COLLABORATE TO PROMOTE AND SUPPORT NATIONAL AND INTERNATIONAL COLLABORATION AND KNOWLEDGE EXCHANGE ON CIRCULAR ECONOMY IN AFRICA.

OUR FOCUS AREAS

TOGETHER WITH YOU, WE WANT TO TRANSITION INTO A NEW SUSTAINABLE & INCLUSIVE ECONOMY. OUR FOCUS AREAS WILL HELP YOU PRIORITIZE & FORM THE RIGHT PARTNERSHIPS TO ACHIEVE GREATER & FASTER IMPACT

OUR SERVICES

WE ARE A NEUTRAL PLATFORM THAT WORKS ON DIFFERENT LEVELS TO SPEED UP THE TRANSITION TO A SUSTAINABLE INCLUSIVE ECONOMY. WE WORK WITH BUSINESS, ACADEMIA, CIVIL SOCIETY & GOVERNMENT FOR AN INCLUSIVE DELIVERY OF THESE SERVICES:

FRUITFUL PARTNERSHIPS

Business innovation & growth decisions need B2B partnerships & multi-stakeholder relationships to increase capacity, efficiency & ease of implementation. We are the go-to enabler. We will:

  • Connect you to the right experts
  • Steer multi-stakeholder action groups
  • Connect you to the right business solutions
  • Plan your networking & matchmaking events

KNOWLEDGE SHARING

We are your go-to centre for updates & tools to inform your sustainable business decisions & implementation procedures. You can also reach out to us to become a guest contributor to our platforms

  • Online library
  • Awareness creation in the media
  • Trainings
  • Trend reports & case studies

FACILITATING DIALOGUE

We (co)create spaces in which businesses can engage & share, learn & grow by exploring opportunities, solutions & business alternatives to be (more) sustainable. We invite you to partner. Here's how:

  • Annual conference
  • Workshops & roundtables
  • Policy Influencing
  • On/Offline knowledge exchange platforms

BUSINESS SUPPORT

We help your business to answer critical questions: Where are you? What is your vision? What/Who do you need to advance & be future proof?

  • Boost better business program
  • Travelife trainings for tour operators
  • Waste management trainings
  • Employee engagement
  • Tailormade trainings & matches
  • Business development missions

OUR NEWS

Choosing the right trees for a changing climate

Just as climate change has damaged over 10 million hectares of forests in the Canadian province of British Columbia, it is killing trees in cities too. In urban environments, trees are threatened by heatwaves and lack of rain, both predicted to increase in coming decades. Towns and cities are often home to a great diversity of […]

National order bans single-use plastics in national parks. Does it go far enough?

his article originally appeared in our Circularity Weekly newsletter. Subscribe to the newsletter here. It’s difficult to verbalize the innate yearning I feel for green spaces, wide open vistas and the soothing surrounding of the outdoors. John Muir may have captured it best in his oft-repeated quote: “The mountains are calling, and I must go…” I’ve heard […]

Is advanced recycling the answer to plastic waste?

It’s an undeniably compelling notion: Take waste plastics of all types and turn them back into the building blocks for new plastics, indistinguishable from the same molecules made from petroleum and natural gas. And not just with consumer packaging but also such hard-to-recycle items as shrink wrap, agricultural plastics, carpeting, building materials, synthetic textiles, even […]

Circular Economy At Work in Kenya

The world is changing fast, and the traditional business models that follow an almost “straight line to the rubbish dump” no longer make sense, says Karin Boomsma, project director of Kenya’s Sustainable Inclusive Business (SIB-K), a  knowledge centre. SIB-K pushes for a new “circular business” model which recognises that natural resources are running short due to burgeoning […]

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