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Visual and linguistic catalysts

19.2.2020 9:19

The transition from a linear economy to a circular economy requires a fundamental change in our ways of working and thinking, both in business and in society. This need for change also forces us to......

Stakeholder value creation: Legitimating business sustainability

7.2.2020 14:14

Stakeholder cooperation and value creation are a prerequisite for sustainable circular economy and Finland’s objective to be the leading country in circular economy by the year 2025. Companies......

Eco-industrial Parks

7.2.2020 14:11

This chapter defines Eco-Industrial Park (EIP) as a business community of manufacturing and service businesses seeking enhanced environmental and economic performance through collaboration in managing......

Active sustainability actors - A life course approach

7.2.2020 14:09

Given our study, we identified two paths for agency formation: active sustainability agency develops either through upbringing and education or through awakening moments. Some actors had grown into......

Food cycle and border negotiation – language as a catalyst for circular economy

18.1.2020 11:17

In a sitcom series Seinfeld (1994), George Costanza, who often ends up in embarrassing situations, eats pastry left in the kitchen trash after a party. George's girlfriend's mother sees the situation......

Much Ado about Waste

15.11.2019 15:23

Waste is in the core of circular economy both linguistically and in practice. The blog post of the CICAT2025 in October discussed the linguistics of “waste” and “trash” and their impact on......

Special Call – Visual Catalysts 1.11.–31.12.2019

4.11.2019 8:55

We welcome both artists and scientists to join the Visual Catalysts exhibition!We are living in a slow-motion climate crisis. Old ways of seeing got us here. Our way as consumers needs to be seen from......

Sustainable future through co-operation: CICAT2025 participated in the European Days for Sustainable Circular Economy

1.11.2019 12:07

One of the events during the Finnish EU Presidency, the European Days for Sustainable Circular Economy conference, took place in Helsinki on 30 September – 1 October 2019. The purpose of the......

Circular economy catalysts accelerating the systemic change

21.10.2019 11:00

Leena Aarikka-Stenroos, CICAT2025 research consortium leader, presented the systemic change to circular economy and the work of CICAT2025 project at European Days for Sustainable Circular Economy......

Scaling up the circular economy!

18.10.2019 11:28

The World Circular Economy Forum (WCEF2019) was held in Helsinki 3–4.6.2019. It was the third time this international Forum was organized by SITRA to bring circular economy enthusiastic together to......