Introduction to Circular Economy
What you'll learn
- We’ve heard of zero waste, sustainability, e-mobility and more such terms individually - but what is it really contributing to? Here is a course that discusses
- Circular Economy
- Shared Economy
- Understanding the true cost of all our actions
- Regenerative Agriculture and sustainable farming
- Circular models in products we use
- Circular Fashion
- Circular packaging
- Circular technology
- Circular technology
- Circular cities
- Entrepreneurship and Intrapreneurship
- What do people just like you have to say?
“The Circular Economy gives us the tools to tackle climate change and biodiversity loss together, while addressing important social needs. It gives us the power to grow prosperity, jobs, and resilience while cutting greenhouse gas emissions, waste and pollution.”
- Ellen McArthur Foundation
We’ve heard of zero waste, sustainability, e-mobility and more such terms individually - but what is it really contributing to? Here is a course that discusses what the future should look like as we move towards a sustainable and just future. Following a Circular Economy rather than the Linear Economy!
Using well-researched and inspiring examples from the past, present and future that are embedding circularity, close to embedding it or are literally already amazing at it - from the Ubers and AirBnb’s to the Yulu’s and electric transportation, to even insects as a source of sustainable food - this course is going to take you on idea-driven, innovative and motivating journey!
Who is this course for?
This course is suitable for those striving to increase their depth of knowledge in sustainability, design thinking and building a sustainable future.
10 chapters | 70+ Videos | 15+ Expert Insights
What is Circular Economy?
What is a Shared economy?
Understanding the true cost of all our actions
Regenerative Agriculture and sustainable farming
Circular models in products we use
Entrepreneurship and Intrapreneurship
What do people just like you have to say?
Who this course is for:
- Mid-career professionals
- Those looking to get started with their sustainability journey or career path
- Intrapreneurs looking to drive change within an organization
- Product and packaging designers in a variety of fields (from tech, to FMCG, to service-oriented)
- Anyone & everyone who is curious
Sahar Mansoor is the Founder and CEO at Bare Necessities (BN)—a hub for zero-waste living in India. Sahar, currently has a 500 gms jar of all the trash she has produced in 3 years. She has built BN, a social enterprise that produces zero waste personal and lifestyle products. BN was titled one of the top 5 handcrafted-in-India brands by Harper’s Bazaar (2017).
For her work in changing the narrative on waste in India, Sahar has been recognized by Google India as ‘The Most Inspiring Indian of the Year’ (2017); NDTV named her a ‘Swachh Warrior’ (2017); MTV India in association with Jockey Women featured her as one of six women re-defining career paths of the 21st century (2018).
A University of Cambridge alumna with a background in environmental policy, Sahar formerly worked at the World Health Organization in Geneva and SELCO Foundation on renewable energy projects. She is also a freelancer for Huffington Post UK and India. Most recently Sahar attended INSEAD business school for an executive education program on Social Entrepreneurship (2018).