Edited by Lena Gravis

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The release of Walter Stahel’s book “The Circular Economy: A User’s Guide”, with a foreword by Ellen MacArthur, offered the ideal moment to bring together these prominent figures of the circular economy. We’re delighted to share the (almost) complete transcript of the conversation between Ellen and Walter, as their insight on these questions is vast and worth your time.

For those of you who are not familiar with the work of Walter Stahel, he has been researching the circular economy in detail for almost 40 years, and is the founding father of the ‘Performance Economy’. …



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