The transition to a circular economy is a prerequisite to achieve European climate goals in 2050. So numerous organisations and networks have devised transition agendas. And many entrepreneurs are doing their utmost to contribute via closing the loop, collaborations in the value chain and repurposing waste.
But the transition to a circular economy requires systems change that looks beyond raw materials, innovation and business models. It’s complex and hard to oversee:
- What impact does the circular economy have on social systems?
- What is the role of a company, knowledge institute, citizen or government in this new economy?
- Who holds what power if ownership is no longer the default?
- And how do we organise circularity in a just and inclusive manner?
If your organisation is also struggling with these types of questions, then we’re here to help. DRIFT has worked on many projects in this area, gaining extensive experience with the transition to a circular economy. Have a look at the examples below and get in touch with Carien van der Have.