It’s Decision time: Reimagine or Kill the Circular Economy

These are not regular times. The multiple crises we face require us to challenge almost every assumption, idea, and practice we have. The circular economy is no different. Can a non-inclusive, growth-based strategy be a viable sustainability strategy for business in 2020?

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1) The circular economy is not socially inclusive

2) The circular economy is optimized for economic growth, not societal well-being

3) The circular economy doesn’t have a holistic, human-based core needed for meaningful change in business

Assistant Prof. at Parsons School of Design. Working on new book: Rethinking Corporate Sustainability in the Era of Climate Crisis — A Strategic Design Approach

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