Circular practices in business

Reference number
Coordinator Örebro universitet - Handelshögskolan
Funding from Vinnova SEK 912 000
Project duration December 2018 - January 2020
Status Ongoing
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.

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