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  • Apr 15, 2024

April 15-18: WCEF 2024 + Accelerator Sessions

 WCEF is the world’s leading event for circular economy thinkers, doers and leaders hits Brussels in April 2024, showcasing the…

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  • Mar 12, 2024

Looped In: March 2024

Updates from Paul Shorthouse, CELC’s Managing Director Raising awareness will be essential to advancing the circular economy in Canada, including…

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  • Dec 12, 2023

Redesigning for a Future-fit Economy: What will it take?

How can we potentially redesign our market-based economy in a way so that it doesn’t cause environmental and societal damage,…

About Us


We create the knowledge, networks, and opportunities that accelerate circular innovation across Canada’s economy.

Our mission

We are moving the concept of circular economy into action by:

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    Leading by example, putting the principles of circular economy to work in our own actions

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    Encouraging others to become agents of transformative change, using their full range of influence to accelerate economy-wide action

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    Convening leaders from business and civil society to collaborate in seeking innovative solutions and strengthening the ecosystem.

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    Advocating for the circular economy in government, business, and civil society, and engaging all stakeholders from across Canada to move toward greater circularity

Our Partners


Our CELC Partner Network is made up of a growing number of corporate, non-profit, and academic partners who are making critical investments, and embracing sustainability and circularity as core elements of their business and organizational strategies.

Join Canadian leaders from across sectors who are driving the circular economy solutions our future requires.

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