Tag: Dissemination

Minimum Environmental Criteria (MEC): what are they?

Minimum Environmental Criteria (MEC) are the environmental requirements defined for the various stages of the purchasing process aimed at identifying the best design solution, product or service from the environmental point of view along the life cycle, taking into account market availability.

Circular Economy: A new research field?

This article argues that Circular Economy has reached field status, through its own epistemic communities and through institutionalized knowledge development.

What is cradle-to-cradle design?

Cradle-to-cradle design is defined as a biomimetic approach to product and system design. It can model human industry on nature’s processes.

ESRS E5: a new standard for sustainability reporting

ESRS E5 is one of the five specific environmental standards of the European Sustainability Reporting Standards. It defines the information that the company must disclose when reporting on the use of resources and the circular economy.

Circular economy courses

Find out about all the different circular economy courses available online and offline, what they are and why they are important.

What is a hackathon?

A hackathon is an event in which different actors compete against each other. Participants can be experts from different fields of computer science, recent graduates in scientific subjects, PhD students or even students.

The Rise of Liquid Economy

The Rise of Liquid Economy: how circular models are taking over. Sharing is caring, and consumers are starting to care a lot more about the planet than their possessions.

5 Women shaping Circular Economy

From entrepreneurs and politicians to scientists and designers, women are making huge contributions to sustainable development. 

Life Cycle Assessment

Life Cycle Assessment is a detailed analysis used to estimate what effects a product or service causes on the environment throughout its life cycle.