Circular practices in business
|Coordinator||Örebro universitet - Handelshögskolan|
|Funding from Vinnova||SEK 912 000|
|Project duration||December 2018 - January 2020|
|Venture||Circular and biobased economy|
|Call||Policy and behavioral issues for a biobased circular economy|
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.