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Addressing the climate emergency and advancing the SDGs through circular economy

Accelerating the adoption of circular economy principles, policies and practices is essential if we are to make the progress on the Sustainable Development Goals...

The future is circular: What biodiversity really means

Subtle shifts aren’t good enough, says Doreen Robinson, Chief of Wildlife at the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP). It’s time for a system-wide transformation....

Green Deal: Key to a climate-neutral and sustainable EU

During the coronavirus pandemic economic activity slowed, causing a reduction in carbon emissions but leaving the EU facing recession. In a resolution adopted on...

A New Circular Economy Action Plan for a Cleaner and More Competitive Europe

What is the new EU Circular Economy Action Plan? The new Action Plan announces initiatives for the entire life cycle of products, from design and manufacturing...

UN Framework Classification helps EU to manage raw materials for batteries and shift ‎to circular economy

Sustainably managing raw materials, especially the critical raw materials needed for batteries, is of strategic importance for the European Union. As the energy system moves more strongly...

New Partnership Aims to Accelerate Technology Innovations and Scale-Up the Circular Economy

The World Economic Forum is creating a new partnership to harness the potential of technology innovation and smart policy to fast-track the circular economy. Launched today, SCALE...

Nigeria’s 300,000 tonne e-waste gold mine drives a new circular economy

The Nigerian government, the Global Environment Facility (GEF) and UN Environment today launched a new $15 million initiative to turn the tide on e-waste...

Making it circular: The role of industries in circular cities

The United Nations Industrial Development Organization, together with the Permanent Missions of Austria, Ecuador, Slovenia, the Ellen MacArthur Foundation and UNDESA, has organized an event, “Making it...

Closing the loop: Commission delivers on Circular Economy Action Plan

All 54 actions under the plan launched in 2015 have now been delivered or are being implemented. This will contribute to boost Europe's competitiveness, modernise its...

Closing the Loop: Meet the Pioneers Turning our Global Economy Circular

A remarkable transformation is taking place in the global economy, with more and more established and start-up businesses generating value from waste products that...

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