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UN 2030 Sustainable Development Goals and the Circular Economy by Clive Wilson

I was educated as an Economist. I was taught about how markets work and how markets can best answer the questions of what to produce, how to produce and how to distribute goods and services. Natural resources were available for humans to exploit to increase living standards. At times the word ‘externalities’ was used to explain that some harmful by-products of production and consumption may also be produced. These by-products are now seen as a major challenge to human activity and life. Climate change, water pollution, land degradation and waste and others.

The newer concepts of Circular Economy and the links with the bioeconomy thinking are changing the values and beliefs that shape commercial decision taking.

Much is being done in Greater Lincolnshire and the Waterline conference in the Humber region highlighted the role that all in the region have to play in local and international solutions.

Or ambition is to promote the incorporation of UN 2030 Sustainable Development Goals in all business, education and community organisations. By building UN SDG’s into strategic and development planning new thinking and action will become will become systemic.

There is a real need to share these dialogues with all education and local community organisations so that as young people emerge into the job market or others retrain they have the knowledge, skills and understanding to fully engage with SDGs as employees as well as consumers.

We are seeking better and best practice examples from the business community to share. Please make contact if you can assist with this.

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