Circular Economy (CE) in Practice: Using the CE to provide businesses with a competitive edge – focus on SMEs in Scotland

3rd March 2020


The circular economy allows businesses to act in a more sustainable manner, whilst both gaining an economic advantage in their sector and building resilience. However, transitioning a circular economy is not without its challenges, particularly for small businesses. Join us during this session to understand how the Circular Economy can support businesses across the supply chain to find a competitive edge.

With climate emergencies declared across the world, businesses are under intense pressure to improve the environmental performance of their operations. The circular economy allows businesses to act in a more sustainable manner, whilst both gaining an economic advantage in their sector and building resilience. However, transitioning a circular economy is not without its challenges, particularly for small businesses.

This session explores looks at understanding how the Circular Economy can support businesses across the supply chain to find a competitive edge. We were joined by some of Scotland’s leading adopters of the circular economy who shared how they identified opportunities and implemented ideas effectively and the results they have achieved.

This will be an opportunity to:

Learn about the principles of the circular economy that you can explore in your business;Hear practical experience of the business benefits and challenges of adopting a more circular business model;Learn where to find support for your business, to transform ideas into reality.

This webinar counts for 1 hour of CPD, so don’t forget to add it to your IEMA CPD Portal. This can be accessed through your member account on iema.net.

Presentations

Main Webinar Slide, M, Jourdan, Policy & Engagement Lead, IEMA - CLICK HERE

Useful Reuse & Resourceful Recycling within the Circular Economy - A, Gallacher, Director, CCL (North) Limited - CLICK HERE

Lighting as a Managed Service - B, O’Reilly, Managing Director, EGG Lighting - CLICK HERE

Using the Circular Economy to provide businesses with a competitive edge - F, Ruckley (PIEMA), Associate Director & Circular Economy Lead, Wood E&IS UK - CLICK HERE

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