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Along with big names of the sustainability world such as Kate Raworth, author of “Doughnut Economics”, Paul Hawken, environmentalist and author of the New York Times Bestseller “Blessed Unrest”, and Julian Agyeman, originator of the concept of ‘just sustainabilities’, Cresting Researchers Heather Rogers, Santiago Perez and Aodhan Newsholme delivered a workshop ‘bridging the gap between circular economy and prosperity’ during the Ecocity World Summit 2019. The conference, held in Vancouver during the second week of October, facilitated the dialogue between practitioners and academics on how to make more ecologically sustainable and socially just cities around the world.  An open conversation with city mayors, world leaders, and international researchers was held at the Vancouver Convention Centre, the world’s first double LEED® Platinum certified convention centre. Amid sessions ranging in scope from bio-geophysical condition of the city, urban design, socio-cultural features, and ecological imperatives, the Cresting workshop invited participants to explore what it means to be prosperous on an individual level, and then apply those learnings to several circular economy case studies, generating an energetic and nuanced discussion on how the circular economy transition might help or hinder wider societal prosperity.