The Circular Economy

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The Ellen MacArthur Foundation is an independent charity with the aim of inspiring a generation to re-think, re-design & build a positive future through the vision of a circular economy. Ellen MacArthur founded the Foundation to better understand how on land too we rely on finite resources in the form of materials, energy and water after her experiences as a world class sailor having sailed over 26,000 miles to become the fastest person to circumnavigate the globe single-handed.

The Circular Economy 100 is a global platform bringing together leading companies, emerging innovators and regions to accelerate the transition to a circular economy over a 1000-day (3 year) period. The Annual Summit was held Wednesday 19 June 2013.

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Why we need a UN Treaty on plastic pollution
September 01, 2021

At the first Ministerial Conference on Marine Litter and Plastic Pollution, four leaders outlined why they support a UN treaty on plastic pollution: Andrew Morlet, CEO of the Ellen MacArthur Foundation, Anne Richards, CEO of Fidelity International, Alan Jope, CEO of Unilever and Marco Lambertini, Director General at WWF International.
For more information on the business call for a UN Treaty on Plastic Pollution, visit plasticpollutiontreaty.org
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EarthSayers Alan Jope; Marco Lambertini; Andrew Morlet

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