Back from Helsinki, Peter shares his thoughts on the World Circular Economy Forum (WCEF 2019). There were plenty of links to the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals, and lots of discussion (though no solutions) to the challenge of measuring circularity. Peter includes some circular economy examples from Europe and Africa, and tells us about the highlights of session focussed on bioeconomy solutions for plastics.
Peter was invited to join the conversation on Episode 12 of the Old Fox, Young Fox long-form podcast. The wide-ranging discussion covered the circular economy, Peter's work supporting circular progress in Brighton and Africa, economics, politics, The Blue Economy and much more.
Peter Desmond's chapter in 'The Circular Economy and the Global South' explores how the circular economy can contribute to the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). It draws on case studies from Kenya and South Africa.
Catherine's article for a United Nations publication examines the vital role procurement plays in driving circular, sustainable development for the Sustainable Development Goals