Going circular in cities and regions: from policy to practice

Activity: Talk or presentationTalk or presentation at a conference


Supported by the Green Deal, circularity policies and strategies are emerging across Europe. This session offers insight into the implementation challenges when delivering circular strategies in cities and regions. In particular, it will outline the spatial implications, explore questions around governance and policy levers, and delve into how to bring about societal shifts and how to measure the impact of these changes. It will also involve discussions on the potential of circularity as a driver for sustainable transitions.

For the first time, this session will present the policy suggestions generated from the research conducted for the RSA Policy Expo "Going circular: unlocking the potential of regions and cities to drive the circular economy transition". It will disseminate the research to actors engaged in implementation, as well as provide the opportunity for those implementing circular strategies to offer their feedback on the policy suggestions presented. Thus, it will provide a valuable opportunity for reflection for both researchers and implementers. It will also enable researchers to collect more data on the experiences of those implementing circular strategies, which will be a valuable addition to the final policy book.
Period12 Oct 2022
Event titleEuropean Week of Regions and Cities
Event typeConference
Degree of RecognitionInternational