Applying “Circular Thinking” to also eradicate Poverty

Social Businesses at the core of the next economy

The link between Circular Economy and Social Business

While a subset of the European Union manufacturing sector could achieve net materials cost savings worth up to 550 billion EUR per year towards 2025, a Circular Economy (CE) in emerging markets might translate into smaller savings numbers but sizeable societal ripple effects going beyond expectations.

The potential wider impact of a Circular Economy

This paper is more of an invitation for a debate around whether we are designing Circular Economy on the best systemic foundations i.e. are we busy creating this amazing “Next Economy” that would also provide equal chances of success for all of us, or are we just aiming at some circular principles with the same actors, i.e. designing just “another economy”…?

Theoretical grounding

The thinking behind this paper is as follows:

The Circular Humansphere or how humans will preserve conditions conducive to life #CircHumansphere