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The economic outlook is… circular!

Published 25th Feb 20 - by Hayley Jarick

Supply Chain Sustainability School Partners, RMIT University and Sustainability Victoria were joined by Planet Ark at the School’s latest event on 25 February 2020 to foretell the future of Australia’s circular economy. Attendees were welcomed to “Spiralling into the future of our circular economy” by Dean of Property, Construction and Project Management at RMIT University, Prof Ron Wakefield.

This free event for School Members enabled attendees to earn resource credits for their company’s Membership status.
(Learn more about free Membership and Membership levels)

The full house was treated to three world-class speakers before rolling up their sleeves to workshop barriers and priorities with facilitators Melissa Glenister and Kavitha Chandra-Shekeran from RMIT University.

  • Dr Usha Iyer-Raniga, Professor Sustainable built environment at RMIT University, presented on “Circular economy case studies “
  • Steve Morriss, Head of Circular Economy Development at Planet Ark, presented on “Planet Ark’s vision of a circular economy in Australia”
  • Melanie Oke, Circular Economy Lead at Sustainability Victoria, presented on government leadership in the circular economy.

Watch the event recording now

RMIT University and the School will follow up workshop actions as we continue to partner to look at strategy, models and funding to support industry better engage and benefit from the circular economy.

This event was made possible by the sponsorship of our host RMIT University and the ongoing contributions of our School Partners. The leadership of our Partners enables the school to continue to create new resources, host free events and maintain free online resources. Learn more about stepping up to become a Partner.