In the current economic model, we extract materials from the Earth, refine them, make products, and eventually throw them away as waste – a linear process. The circular economy model helps reduce waste and emissions by keeping materials and other resources within the economy, to be used for as long as possible. Built on the principles of eliminating waste and pollution, circulating products and materials at their highest value, and regenerating nature; the circular economy model helps to transform the current throwaway economy to one that is regenerative and restorative.
The CII-ITC Centre of Excellence for Sustainable Development (CESD) hosts training sessions for stakeholders across the value chain on circular economy. The objective of the session is to introduce participants to the theoretical framework for a circular economy and its practical aspects, with examples from industry. This interactive training session gives participants an opportunity to learn more about modifying business actions across the value chain to transition to a circular economy within the Indian