Two-Day Workshop and Coaching
Almost everybody is now talking about the circular economy. More importantly, there is also a lot of “walk the talk” action as many MNEs, Governments, Banks, Investors and Entrepreneurs are rallying behind this transformational shift. This acceptance has led to, according to some academics, over 114 definitions of the circular economy at the moment. We work with the following one:
A circular economy favours activities that preserve value in the form of energy, labour, and materials. This means designing for durability, reuse, remanufacturing, and recycling to keep products, components, and materials circulating in the economy.
Circular systems make effective use of bio-based materials by encouraging many different uses for them as they cycle between the economy and natural systems.Ellen MacArthur Foundation
Why is this transformational shift happening now?
Our environmental problems like ocean pollution, deforestation and other human transgressions are very alarming. However, even more distressing for businesses is the fact that many of our precious metals are running dangerously low and many of our renewable resources are almost at the breaking point. Accenture estimates that by 2030, our current model of industrial growth and its inability to deal with the growing demand for non-renewable resources, will result in a gap of 8 billion tonnes between supply and demand. As a result, we will face a total potential growth loss of $4.5 trillion by 2030 and $25 trillion by 2050.
As this is a systemic problem that affects all industries, sectors, value chains etc., we teach the circular economy together with systems thinking.
What does this mean for you and your business?
If you are a decision maker, you know what this means for your business. Your company needs to adapt NOW and follow one or more of the circular business models. There is a huge potential in this shift and only companies that make a rapid transition, will survive to thrive. And by the way, it doesn’t matter if your organisation is business-to-business or dealing with the end-consumer, or in the service sector, you will be impacted.
Therefore, you need to get a grasp on circular economy principles now! And we are here for you offering a preliminary two-day group workshop where you will learn answers to:
- What is the circular economy and how can your company profit from it?
- Why do we have to understand systems, system patterns and potential areas of resistance?
- Which concrete steps have other companies already taken toward securing their circular future? How are they doing now after their transition?
- Which new business models have emerged as a result of this transformational shift and what are “The 9Rs”?
- How are other stakeholders, such as banks and investors, supporting the shift to the circular economy?
WHO SHOULD ATTEND:
The target participants are ideally decision makers across all departments in your organisation who can change their business processes as soon as possible after attending this two-day workshop. We say “asap” because there is little time for prolonged discussions. Your competitors are likely already taking transformative steps.
- Board Members
- Directors and Department Heads
- Senior Managers
The course is very practical because its goal is to help decision makers to understand and identify paths to change for their organisation. It will be highly-interactive and collaborative, demanding that all participants to take a critical close look at their current practices and also identify new circular ideas. Participants will have an altered awareness of their company and of how it is seen by all the stakeholders.
WORKSHOP AND TIMING:
This circular economy training is offered as an In-Company two-day workshop at any time convenient for your colleagues. We highly recommend that there is at least one day between the two scheduled days for assignments and reflection.
After we have introduced you and your colleagues to circular economy principles in this two-day training, we are available to support you through coaching and eventually consulting as you begin to implement circular strategies and process in your organisation. This can be organised so that it fits your organisational needs and budget.
For all enquiries we invite you to use our confidential contact form.