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Find below some of the leading publications and documents on the circular economy.

The Circulars 2018 Yearbook

Explore The Circulars 2018 Yearbook, featuring the leading entries from the 2018 program! The Yearbook showcases inspiring circular economy initiatives from private and public sector organizations around the globe. We hope the unique insights within inspire your own organization to take the next steps in your circular journey.

The Circulars Yearbooks

The Circulars 2018 Yearbook

The Circulars 2018 Yearbook

Explore The Circulars 2018 Yearbook, featuring the leading entries from the 2018 program! The Yearbook showcases inspiring circular economy initiatives from private and public sector organizations around the globe. We hope the unique insights within inspire your own organization to take the next steps in your circular journey.

The Circulars 2017 Yearbook

The Circulars 2017 Yearbook

The Yearbook profiles the Winners and best entries from the 2017 awards, sharing examples of organisations leading the way in successfully implementing circular economy solutions. 

The Circulars 2016 Yearbook

The Circulars 2016 Yearbook

A profile of the best entries from the 2016 awards, sharing an overview of the solution and impact of the leading examples of circular economy innovation. 

The Circulars 2015 Yearbook

The Circulars 2015 Yearbook

The best entries from the inaugural Circulars award program, showcasing the pioneering examples of circular economy innovation. 

Circular Economy Thought Leadership

Circular Advantage

Circular Advantage

A point of view, published by Accenture Strategy, outlining the innovative business models and technologies exabling a circular economy. 

Full Circle

Full Circle

A report, published by Accenture Strategy, sharing key statistics on the circular economy progress to date. 

Waste to Wealth

Waste to Wealth

Accenture’s book, “Waste to Wealth,” examines how the transition to a circular economy may be the biggest revolution and opportunity for how we organize production and consumption in our global economy in 250 years. Powered by advances in digital, it represents a huge opportunity for companies to create a circular advantage.

Our Articles

The New Business Norm

The New Business Norm

An overview of the role that technology plans in enabling the circular economy.

Water and the Circular Economy: 4 Barriers to Innovation and How to Overcome Them

Water and the Circular Economy: 4 Barriers to Innovation and How to Overcome Them

Written by Christophe Beck, President Nalco Water | An Ecolab Company, this article explores the urgency of our water challenge, the barriers to action and some innovative tech solutions being leveraged.

Our Global E-Waste Challenge and the Need for Leadership

Our Global E-Waste Challenge and the Need for Leadership

Written by Trisa Thompson, Senior Vice President and Chief Responsibility Officer at Dell, this article illustrates the growing challenge we face in dealing with the global rise of e-waste, sharing some of the key barriers to innovation as well as providing an insight into the work Dell are doing to lead the change.