Supporting circular economy in education

Our academic ecosystem

The Circulab Academy works with universities, Executive Education and business schools to evolve educational methods and content with the Circular Economy.

Our goal is to encourage and inspire the next generation but also current professionals and provide them the knowledge and tools to apply circular economy principles in their future careers.

Education programs in collaboration with Circulab

Programs created or lead by Circulab members around the world.


Justine Laurent, Managing Director of Circulab, is the Education Manager of ESSEC Global Circular Economy Chair.

Circulab provides educational content and lectures in the DU Circular Economy and collective intelligence (DU EC.IC) program.

Circulab participates in the new program of the Cientifica University in Peru by offering a circular economy application workshop. Discover the program here. 

Circulab provides tools and certified trainers in a two-day course on Circular Design to better understand the principles of the circular and regenerative economy.

Circulab delivers the frugal innovation training course and various short courses on sustainable development and design.

The Circulab Academy participates in the Circular Design program of Villette Makerz, providing its expertise, method and tools to the students. 

Education institutions members of the Circulab Community

The Circulab community is an international and multidisciplinary network of independent consultants, agencies and academic institutions based around the world. They share the same vision and commitment to the circular and regenerative economy, combined with strong business expertise and local knowledge.


The business schools and universities members of the Circulab community are certified to deploy the Circulab methodology and tools in their programs. They benefit from: 

all the mapping tools, facilitation tools and serious games developed by Circulab

a shared and international knowledge base (company cases, studies, news, trends on the subjects of the circular and regenerative economy)

access to a network of experts, events and resources reserved for members of the community

Education initiatives leading the way to Circular Economy

Many members of the Circulab community are teaching Circular Economy topics into schools, popularising innovative pedagogical approaches, encouraging collaboration between students and empowering teachers.

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