The project

Circural economy and the future of our business
Circular Economy as a Development Strategy (CEDES) intends to contribute with international exchange of good practices, experience and knowledge for the creation of a virtual and physical platform in a circular economy as an important tool for the stakeholders and companies interested in change and become “circular”.
Project duration
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Project duration
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September 2019
The project activities started
September 2019
December 2021
The Project will be Finished!
December 2021
Objectives
  • promote the exchange of experiences, knowledge and good practices in the field of circular economy
  • improve knowledge, skills, and abilities in the circular economy
  • increase the sense of initiative and social entrepreneurship with the circular economy vision
  • create an online free tool for guidance, support, and advice on circular economy education
  • strengthening linguistic, digital and intercultural skills
  • fostering strategic cooperation at international level
Background of the project:

The idea of circular economy (CE) remains an abstract concept, if not entirely alien. The circular economy is much more than a simple theory, it modifies the organization of society itself and is a response to concrete environmental, social and economic problems of this millennium. In a CE, products and materials keep circulating in a high value state of use, through supply chains, for as long as possible in a world of finite resources.

Profile of participants:

The staff of the 7 partner organizations, Trainers, VET teachers, tutors, business consultants, social entrepreneurs, and professionals working in the field of circular economy, institutions and companies working in the circular economy area in the partners’ countries and companies working in different sectors of the economy in the partners’ countries.

The expected results:

Communication skills development of participants

selected by exchanging experiences an knowledge through transnational cooperation

Increased specific skills on the issues

discussed at each learning/teaching/training activity

increased capacity to manage and develop

activities in team inside an intercultural context

improving quality control

procedures and evaluation through project activities

improving knowledge regarding the CE

 best practices in every learning activities scheduled

increased intercultural skills, language, and traditions

of each host country of the mobility activities

improving skills, awareness and counseling

techniques in the field of circular economy

developing the approach of “reduce, reuse, recycle

with critical thinking, through the exchange of knowledge, experiences and good practices

strengthen

the language, digital and intercultural skills

greater motivation and satisfaction in daily work

due to the exchange and contributions provided by the staff in the project

creation of a One Stop Shop

with critical thinking, through the exchange of knowledge, experiences and good practices

selected by exchanging experiences an knowledge through transnational cooperation

Communication skills development of participants

discussed at each learning/teaching/training activity

Increased specific skills on the issues

activities in team inside an intercultural context

increased capacity to manage and develop

procedures and evaluation through project activities

improving quality control

best practices in every learning activities scheduled

improving knowledge regarding the CE

of each host country of the mobility activities

increased intercultural skills, language, and traditions

techniques in the field of circular economy

improving skills, awareness and counseling

with critical thinking, through the exchange of knowledge, experiences and good practices

developing the approach of "reduce, reuse, recycle

the language, digital and intercultural skills

STRENGTHEN

due to the exchange and contributions provided by the staff in the project

greater motivation and satisfaction in daily work

with critical thinking, through the exchange of knowledge, experiences and good practices

creation of a One Stop Shop

The partner institutions in turn:

  • strengthen their European strategic cooperation network with partners and the various stakeholders of each country involved
  • consolidate the institutional capacity, management, and networking among partners and stakeholders, thus also reinforce the European dimension
  • facilitate information about access to funding businesses with the circular economy approach
Impact

The main impact of the project will be the promotion of development of the circular economy in the enterprises and social enterprises in the 7 partner countries.

- improvement of knowledge & skills in the circular economy approach, the participants are able to put it into practice in their daily work inside the organization partners

- development of social technologies and counseling skills in aspects related to the circular and blue economy

For the participant:

- improvement of work management skills and international activities

- the partners will have staff with increased knowledge and skills in circular and social economy field

- development of international relationships

For the partner institutions:

- entrepreneurs will improve their skills in developing the circular economy approach inside their own companies

- enterprises will be informed about the ways to access funding for their activities based on the circular economy

- enterprises will be informed about the ways to change their own business towards the circular economy vision

For the enterprises, groups of people and organizations involved in the circular economy sector (stakeholders):

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