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Circular Economy - Sustainable Materials Management

This course looks at where important materials in products we use every day come from and how these materials can be used more efficiently, longer, and in closed loops. This is the aim of the Circular Economy, but it doesn’t happen on its own. It is the result of choices and strategies by suppliers, designers, businesses, policymakers and all of us as consumers. In addition to providing many cases of managing materials for sustainability, the course also teaches skills and tools for analyzing circular business models and promotes development of your own ideas to become more involved in the transition to a Circular Economy. You will learn from expert researchers and practitioners from around Europe as they explain core elements and challenges in the transition to a circular economy over the course of 5 modules: Module 1: Materials. This module explores where materials come from, and builds a rationale for why society needs more circularity. Module 2: Circular Business Models. In this module circular business models are explored in-depth and a range of ways for business to create economic and social value are discussed. Module 3: Circular Design, Innovation and Assessment. This module presents topics like functional materials and eco-design as well as methods to assess environmental impacts. Module 4: Policies and Networks. This module explores the role of governments and networks and how policies and sharing best practices can enable the circular economy. Module 5: Circular Societies. This module examines new norms, forms of engagement, social systems, and institutions, needed by the circular economy and how we, as individuals, can help society become more circular.

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Rating 5.0 based on 15 ratings
Length 6 weeks
Effort 5 weeks of study, 5-8 hours per week. You may transfer to later sessions to extend the course.
Starts Jun 9 (3 weeks ago)
Cost $49
From EIT RawMaterials, VITO, National Technical University of Athens, Delft University of Technology, Geological Survey of Denmark and Greenland, Lund University, Ghent University, International Institute for Industrial Environmental Economics via Coursera
Instructors Jessika Luth Richter, Sophie Sfez, Konstantinos Modis, Erika Faigen, David Peck, Jeroen Gillabel, Philip Peck, Katherine Whalen, Karl Vrancken, Saskia Manshoven, Julia Nußholz
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Language English
Subjects Social Sciences Business Engineering Science
Tags Social Sciences Governance And Society Business Physical Science And Engineering Environmental Science And Sustainability Business Strategy

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Multiple sides of Circular Economy are touched in a very attractive and informative manner.

This Course is highly recommended for those individuals who are interested in learning circular economy in depth.

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It provides the attendants with useful skills, specific knowledge and help them to reason and deduce new solution about resources management, in order to support the transition to a global circular economy.

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Rating 5.0 based on 15 ratings
Length 6 weeks
Effort 5 weeks of study, 5-8 hours per week. You may transfer to later sessions to extend the course.
Starts Jun 9 (3 weeks ago)
Cost $49
From EIT RawMaterials, VITO, National Technical University of Athens, Delft University of Technology, Geological Survey of Denmark and Greenland, Lund University, Ghent University, International Institute for Industrial Environmental Economics via Coursera
Instructors Jessika Luth Richter, Sophie Sfez, Konstantinos Modis, Erika Faigen, David Peck, Jeroen Gillabel, Philip Peck, Katherine Whalen, Karl Vrancken, Saskia Manshoven, Julia Nußholz
Download Videos On all desktop and mobile devices
Language English
Subjects Social Sciences Business Engineering Science
Tags Social Sciences Governance And Society Business Physical Science And Engineering Environmental Science And Sustainability Business Strategy

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