About The Circulars
The Circulars, an initiative of the World Economic Forum and the Forum of Young Global Leaders, run in collaboration with Accenture Strategy, is the world’s premier circular economy award program. The award offers recognition to individuals and organizations across the globe that are making notable contributions to the circular economy in the private sector, public sector and society. The annual awards are hosted at the World Economic Forum’s Annual Meeting in Davos.
Highlights from The Circulars 2019
On January 21st 2019, The World Economic Forum’s Community of Young Global Leaders, in collaboration with Accenture Strategy, hosted the fifth annual Circulars awards at the Annual Meeting of the World Economic Forum in Davos-Klosters. The event was a great success, with seven Circular Economy Awards awarded. Sponsors Dell and Ecolab, together with media partners, CNBC and Fortune, were on hand to recognize and celebrate the Winners.
Testimonials from The Circulars
Read what our winners had to say about The Circulars since the beginning of the program.
Young Global Leaders Circular Economy Taskforce
The Young Global Leaders Circular Economy Taskforce is a World Economic Forum, Young Global Leaders (YGL) initiative. The vision of the taskforce is to create a socially and environmentally prosperous world where profitable businesses provide smart goods and services within the resource limits of the planet. The mission of the taskforce has evolved, building on previous success by heightening its focus on enabling an understanding of the circular economy among business leaders, policymakers and political leaders, allowing the circular economy to be fully appreciated as a viable response to the global resource challenge. The YGL Circular Economy Taskforce Co-Chairs lead the awards program.
Senior Managing Director, Growth, Strategy & Sustainability, Accenture
Member of Parliment, Danish Parliament
CEO & Co-Founder, AeroFarms
Chief Economist, CBI