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CALL FOR PAPERS – ISDRS 2020, Budapest

Circular economy: sustainability perspectives This is a call for papers for the circular economy track at the 2020 International Sustainable Development Research Society conference, which is in Budapest 15-17 July 2020.  http://www.isdrsconference.org/  The abstract deadline is 15 December 2019.   Track 7 c Goals and objectives: Circular economy research has taken off exponentially in the…

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3rd International Conference on the role of social & solidarity enterprises in the Circular Economy

Last week Cresting researcher, Malgorzata Lekan based at the University of Hull, attended the 3rd International Conference on the ‘Role of social solidarity enterprises in the circular economy’ organised by RREUSE, AERESS and Traperos de Emaús Navarra in Berriozar (Pamplona), Spain. The highlights included in-depth discussions on the re-use of textiles and waste electronics as…

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Cresting researchers deliver at the Ecocity World Summit 2019!

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…

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3rd Cresting Workshop – Lisbon!

The 3rd workshop of the MCSA-ITN EU funded project titled “Circular Economy: sustainability implications and guiding progress (CRESTING)” was held between 22nd – 27th of September in Lisbon, organised and hosted by Center for Environmental and sustainability research (CENSE) and NOVA School of Science and Technology. It began with each of the 15 Early Stage…

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ESRs engage in International Summer School in Berlin

During the last week of August, the  CRESTING ESRs (Early Stage Researchers) Anna & Erik from Work Package 5 attended the 8th International Summer School on Life Cycle Approaches to Sustainable Regional Development in Berlin.  This summer school was organised by the Forum on Sustainable Life Cycle Innovation (FSLCI) and supported by the ESCP Europe…

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Researcher participates in the pioneering programme by Ellen MacArthur Foundation “From linear to circular”

During May and June 2019, Anna Diaz (ESR 2.2.) participated in the circular economy (CE) learning programme offered by the Ellen MacArthur Foundation (EMF) “From linear to circular”.  The objective of this program is to provide a global community of practitioners with cutting-edge CE knowledge and skills and bring together an international network of young…

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icRS (International Conference for Resources Sustainability) – Australia (1-3 July, 2019) 

The icRS Conference took place in Adelaide, Australia and served as a platform for researchers and practitioners from around the world, with diverse background and expertise, to share the most recent ideas, outcomes, and practices on resource sustainability.  Santiago Perez presented on how to adapt trans-disciplinary methods to the analysis of Industrial Ecology projects in…

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Exploring pathways from research to action at the 10th International Conference on Industrial Ecology (ISIE 2019)

ISIE Conference – Beijing, China (July 7-11, 2019) After participating in the ISDRS conference 2019 in Nanjing, seven ESRs (Early Stage Researchers) continued their journey to Beijing to the 10th International Conference on Industrial Ecology.  ISIE 2019 consisted of four days full of intriguing parallel sessions consisting of oral presentations, plenary sessions and poster session,…

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ISDRS Conference, China 26th – 28th June 2019

The ISDRS (International Sustainable Development Research Society) was hosted by the School of Environment at Nanjing University, China.  The conference theme ‘Sustaining Resources for the Future’ provided an ideal platform for ESRs to share their initial research results.  Topics ranged from literature reviews on the concept of the CE (Circular Economy) to trans-disciplinary methods for discovering…

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Italian LCA Network – Italy (June 13 – 14, 2019)

The summer conferences started with Cresting Researcher Erik Roos Lindgreen attending the Italian LCA Network Conference in Rome. The theme of the conference was ‘Life Cycle Thinking to support mitigation and adaptation strategies to climate change’.  The conference was attended by Italian LCA experts from academia, government, industry and consultancy organisations, who presented their work, reflecting…

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