Circular Economy Transition Toolbox

Circular academy is using the Circular economy Transition toolbox to support the transition of Smes, and regions towards a circular economy.



The Circular Economy Transition toolbox is designed to meet the needs of the coached company. Each tool is a stand-alone module that can be used separately or in combination with other tools in a tailored session. Based on design thinking and co-creation principles, the toolbox helps understand, explore and transform a business model based on the key principles of the circular economy. By taking multiple perspectives on existing business models, the toolbox allows to design a circular value proposition meeting customer needs, resource and energy efficiency higher standards while offering net profit opportunities.


The toolbox and the circular economy transition framework offers a step by step approach that is both simple and challenging. It reveals existing flaws in current operation and uncovers new opportunities to transform existing resources in the company and its value network into new business innovation.

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