Circular economy - what is it and why it is important!

Date and time
Thursday, 10 February 2022
12.00 - 13.00


This event sets out to introduce you to the concept of the circular economy, which no doubt you will have heard the term but maybe you are not sure how to start to approach the challenge?

The purpose of this event is to help you think about circularity in terms of your business and how you can benefit from applying this concept in your organisation. The event will begin with an introduction to what the circular economy is and then consider why it is important. Our aim is to provide you with the basic knowledge to start you on the journey of bringing circular economy practices into your operations and by doing so reduce costs and carbon emissions.

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Meet the speakers

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Dr Simon Nadeem

Alongside my academic responsibilities, I am actively engaged with transport sector industries through the project Enscite, to conduct analysis on their operations and provide consultation to help organisations achieve excellence in their operations and supply chain management

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Rosemary Horry
Senior Lecturer in Environmental Management

Rosemary is Senior lecturer in Environmental Management within the College of Science and Engineering, in the School of the Built and Natural Environment. Alongside this Rosemary is part of the sustainability team at the University.

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Relevant projects

Find out more below about projects that are involved with this event.

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Innovate for Rail

The Innovate for Rail project has been created to stimulate and support innovation and drive productivity among small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) in the Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire (D2N2) Rail Sector Supply Chains.

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De-Carbonise Project

The DE-Carbonise project helps small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire increase their sustainability and save money by reducing energy costs and carbon emissions. Find out if we could help your business.

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