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DIGITAL SOCIAL CAPITAL: THE GLUE BEHIND DIVERSE CIRCULAR ECONOMIES AMIDST COVID-19 AND SURVEILLANCE CAPITALISM

CRESTING Researcher Malgorzata Lekan has written the second blogpost in the Cresting blogpost series, these are published on the platform medium. In this blogpost we are embarking on a journey to Tedoy, un mundo para compartir – a community foundation from Santiago (Chile) to explore how digitized alternative economic models can navigate us toward a…

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CRESTING Researcher achieves 2nd place in ‘best path to action’ awards!

Cresting researcher Santiago Perez has won second place in the « best path to action » award by the AScUS (un)conference held from the 3rd to the 5th of June, 2020. The conference was organised by the Sustainable Urban Systems section of the International Society for Industrial Ecology in partnership with Metabolism of Cities and…

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The circular economy post-COVID-19

The ESR Anna Walker has written her first blogpost in the Cresting blogpost series, all to be published on the platform medium. In her post, she talks about how her colleagues Erik Roos Lindgreen and Katelin Opferkuch and herself conducted interviews with front-running circular companies. The interviews were based on a survey they had sent…

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CRESTING researchers develop the first typology of circularity discourses

Martin Calisto Friant (Utrecht University), Walter Vermeulen (Utrecht University) and Roberta Salomone (University of Messina) have examined the long history of circularity ideas and debates from the early 20th century to nowadays in order to develop the first 2×2 typology of circularity discourses to date.  Their paper thereby maps and classifies circularity ideas from the…

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