CIRCULAR LOOPS: Circular economy from social enterprises to their customers 

Circular Loops aims at introducing circular economy in social entreprises, relying on the concept as a thruster in terms of sustainability and development

PROJECT DETAILS

PROJECT NUMBER:  2020-1-AT01-KA202-078021 
TIMESPAN OF THE PROJECT: 01.09.2020 – 31.08.2023 
FINANCING PROGRAM: Erasmus+  

Objectives

The project relies on the concept of the circular economy focused on social enterprises, as “business with social goals which surplus are reinvested more in the activity or community than oriented to maximize profit to owners”. 

  • 6 transnational project meetings, involving a total of 62 representatives of the partner organisations, from 6 different countries 
  • 6 validation workshops within IO1 
  • 12 pilot events for the learning and mentoring programme 
  • 54 group mentoring sessions 
  • 12 multiplier events, including 1 final conference 
  • 6 country reports on the experimentation phase and 1 pilot report 

Activities

The project relies on the concept of the circular economy focused on social enterprises, as “business with social goals which surplus are reinvested more in the activity or community than oriented to maximize profit to owners”. 

  • 6 transnational project meetings, involving a total of 62 representatives of the partner organisations, from 6 different countries 
  • 6 validation workshops within IO1 
  • 12 pilot events for the learning and mentoring programme 
  • 54 group mentoring sessions 
  • 12 multiplier events, including 1 final conference 
  • 6 country reports on the experimentation phase and 1 pilot report 

Results

  • IO1 – Mapping the Scene: inspiring practices and methodology to go social circular

The Circular Loops partners will produce a catalogue with 35 inspiring practices on how social enterprises succeeded to become circular.

  • IO2 – Enabling solution for social enterprises to go circular

An interactive online learning platform will be created in order to help managers of social enterprises, mentors and other interested parties to develop and monitor the process of going circular.

  • IO3 – Peer-mentoring program

The peer-mentoring program desires to support and advise managers of social enterprises and future managers to implement circular economy principles in their businesses with a high impact in the community.

Partners

Via Giovanni di Giovanni,

      14 – 90139 Palermo (Italy)

 

info@irsei.org

 

+39 340 352 9333

 

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