What is circular economy?

Talk: Theory and applications of Circular Economy

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17:30 - 18:30, fre. 21 apr.



A circular economy (CE) is a model of production and consumption which involves sharing, repairing and recycling existing materials and products as long as possible. It aims to tackle global challenges such as climate change, biodiversity, waste, pollution.

Can new limits be defined in economics? What alternatives exist to an ever growing consumption of goods and materials?

This event is Organized by The French Institute of Sweden. Under the supervision of the Ministry of Europe and Foreign Affairs, the French Institute of Sweden is one of the 98 French institutes around the world whose mission is to promote cooperation between France and Sweden in the following areas.
· Linguistic and educational cooperation
· Scientific and academic cooperation
· Cultural and artistic cooperation
· Promotion of French higher education abroad and welcoming foreign students to France (Campus France)

Founded in 1937, the French Institute of Sweden is located in the premises of the French Embassy in Sweden.


Mikael Skrifvars, Professor, Polymer Technology, Department of resource, Recovery and Building technology, Faculty of Textiles, Engineering and Business and The Swedish University of Boras;

Almas Heshmati, Professor of Economics, Jönköping International Business School;

Elin Bergman, COO Cradlenet, co-founder & managing partner Nordic Circular Hotspot. Linkedin Top Green Voice and Keynote speaker;

Staffan Appelgren, Associate Professor in Social Anthropology, School of Global Studies and Center for Critical Heritage Studies at the University of Gothenburg.


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