Circular practices in business

Reference number 2018-04685
Coordinator Örebro universitet - Handelshögskolan
Funding from Vinnova SEK 912 000
Project duration December 2018 - January 2020
Status Ongoing
Venture Cirkulär och biobaserad ekonomi
Call Cirkulär och biobaserad ekonomi, från teori till praktik

Purpose and goal

The purpose of the project is to generate knowledge about circular practices and to create a typology of best practice. the overarching aim is to reduce the gap between theory and practice to help organisations in taking a step towards the circular economy.

Expected results and effects

Expected deliverables: 1 scientific article on circular practices, conference presentation at at least 1 international conference, 4 workshops with companies, 1 popular science report in Swedish ´cirkulära praktiker; hur gå från ord till handling´? Expected result: Increased knowledge about and recommendations for ameliorating the barriers for a transition into a circular practice.

Planned approach and implementation

The project entails five working packages (WP) which will run in parallel during 1 year. WP1 entails understanding circular practices and will be conducted in the form of a literature review. WP2 entails an understanding of companies´ needs and current situation and will be carried out in the form of interviews. WP 3 entail arranging 4 workshops for companies. WP 4 entails the construction of a typology for circular practices. WP 5 entails sharing our findings in the form of a report.

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