Sustainability has become one of the hottest topics in all spheres of life, and the corporate world is no different. Some companies are frontrunners in sustainable development, but dishonesty and deceit regarding green initiatives — greenwashing — is a common issue.
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A circular transition is needed to tackle a host of crises, from resource scarcity to biodiversity loss and climate change.
A circularity roadmap outlines the steps that must be taken to transition away from a linear ‘make-take-waste’ model to one that protects resources.
Finland’s example shows the right roadmap can kickstart systems-wide change.
In 2016, under the leadership of the Finnish Innovation Fund Sitra, Finland was the first country in the world to prepare a national circular economy roadmap. This roadmap provided a plan to move the country away from a ‘make-take-waste’ linear economy model to one that protects resources and eliminates waste along value chains.
The roadmap has proven a strong tool in starting a circular change and creating a strong commitment throughout the Finnish society. Thanks to the roadmap, the country could take clear steps for a circular transition and compile key stakeholders’ views on the essential changes and actions required for the circular transformation. Today, Finland has a variety of ongoing circular economy activities in several sectors, a governmental program for advancing circular economy, and the highest number of circular economy higher education courses in the world.
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