Circular Cities

Cities are the centre of human activity. Today, over 55% of the global population lives in cities, generating 80% of global GDP. By 2050, the share of people living in cities is expected to reach 68%. Approximately 70-75% of global resources are consumed by urban activities while accounting for 70% of global greenhouse gas emissions. The rapid growth of cities can aggregate and aggravate key societal challenges, from unemployment and inequality, to pollution and climate change. Circular Economy strategies have the potential to offer solutions: they can start small and deliver results ‘close to home’. Solutions can jump from neighbourhood to neighbourhood, each in their own context and with their own local hero. Read our publication Circular CitiesFind relevant showcases, events and news below.

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news
FEB 19, 2021

New spotlight country page: Italy

New spotlight country page: Italy

Circular opportunities for Dutch entrepreneurs

events

Circular City Week New York 2021

NYC & online | 22nd until 26th of March 2021

Circular City Week New York 2021

Events and activities, hosted by an array of local and global stakeholders.

events

How can subnational regions drive circular labour markets?

online | 19th of January 2021

How can subnational regions drive circular labour markets?

The role regions can play in developing labour market in Circular Economy.

events
HCH

Circular Business Opportunities in Chile: Plastics & Sustainable Packaging

online | 16th of December 2020

Circular Business Opportunities in Chile: Plastics & Sustainable Packaging

Virtual Circular Economy Mission to Chile

events
HCH

Circular Business Opportunities in Chile: Water Management

online | 10th of December 2020

Circular Business Opportunities in Chile: Water Management

Virtual Circular Economy Mission to Chile

news
NOV 12, 2020

Circular Economy & Waste management: Business opportunities in France

Circular Economy & Waste management: Business opportunities in France

Report of the online French-Dutch meet-up

events
HCH

5th Circular Change Conference

online | 31st of August 2020

5th Circular Change Conference

Stewarding Sustainability Transformations in Slovenia

events

Ökoindustria

Budapest, Hungary | 28th until 30th of April 2021

Ökoindustria

Waste Management, Brownfield industry, CE and Freshwater Protection

events

Baltic Circular Procurement Congress

online | 2nd until 3rd of September 2020

Baltic Circular Procurement Congress

A step towards a circular Europe