Circular Together: How ecosystems will drive the transition

Circular Together: How ecosystems will drive the transition




This course explores the advantages of collaboration between people and sectors, the fusion of domains, and the different competencies to design alternative business models encapsulating the Circular Economy. This course also shares the journey of this shift––from systemic changes to adopting a new values-aligned mindset. This course covers the following topics: 1. An overview of the current linear approach 2. Justifications for the shift from a linear to a systemic, circular and economic model 3. Tools for transitioning 4. The concept of an ecosystem in economics 5. Existing possibilities in applying the approach (mapping methods) 6. How the relationships between the different actors can help develop circular innovation 7. Examples that simulate real-life situations that practitioners face The concepts explored in this course align with the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Here are a few specific SDGs relevant to this course: Goal 9: Industry, innovation and infrastructure Goal 12: Responsible consumption and production Goal 17: Partnerships for the goals