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March 26, 2020

This is the second interview of a series of interviews that the Circular Economy Platform of the Americas is conducting with colleagues in the different countries of the continent, aiming to better understand national contexts, opportunities and possible barriers that...

“By 2050 our island’s economy will be an innovative, competitive, and diversified knowledge-based economy blessed with real-case proven and commercially viable small scale and decentralized sustainable circular economy solutions that can be exported as Aruban’ knowledg...

Opportunities and challenges for a Circular Economy in the context of emerging economies of the Americas

Last May 30th, I had the opportunity to interview two inspiring Brazilian women who have been doing an amazing work in the field of Circular Economy in the Americas,...

When I wrote this article, the first thing that crossed my mind was what Ken Webster, former Head of Innovation at the Ellen MacArthur Foundation , told me when I interviewed him for my Master's dissertation.  My question was: What is the role of entrepreneurs in the t...

 ORANJESTAD, ARUBA – The Circular Economy Platform of the Americas (CEP-Americas) represented by founder and chair, Kevin de Cuba, and Chilean colleague Irina Reyes Donoso participated among other eight (8) regional hubs from across the globe in the “Scaling Up the Cir...

The third version of the World Circular Economy Forum will take place next June 3-5 in Helsinki, Finland. The Circular Economy Platform of the Americas will be participating on the session "Scaling up the circular economy in cities", therefore, this article is dedicate...

Recently, the Circular Economy (CE) has gained traction all over the world, and we recognize the urgency of developing the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, adopted in September 2015 by the United Nations General Assembly, in order to achieve the sustainable Dev...

This was one of the key questions to be answered during the first edition of the Circular Economy Forum of the Americas (CEFA) held in November 2017 in Medellin, Colombia. As co-organizer and participant in the discussions, I returned home with concerns whether we were...

Published by: The International Trade Forum — The Quarterly Magazine of the International Trade Centre[i]

Paul Hawken, an American environmentalist, entrepreneur, author and activist who has dedicated his life to environmental sustainability and changing the relationshi...

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