Perspectives from a pioneer in Anhui province

By Vigil Yangjinqi Yu, Research Analyst, Ellen MacArthur Foundation

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Why data and measurement are key to a circular economy transition

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What is circular design and why is it at the heart of a regenerative future?

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Why renewable energy and efficiency alone won’t cut it

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In the five years since the Paris Agreement was adopted, commitments have been made to significantly reduce greenhouse gas emissions from energy. But this is only part of the equation. To achieve net-zero by 2050, we need to address the way we make and use products, materials, and food. We need a circular economy.


As the renewable energy sector grows, high-capacity long-life battery storage is fundamental to its success. How these batteries are designed and made will define their environmental impact for generations to come. Creating a circular economy for batteries is crucial to prevent one of the solutions to the current environmental crisis becoming the cause of another.

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It’s about finding solutions through upstream innovation

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Two sides of the same coin


Engaging more people in the circular economy discourse

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