Presenter(s): Gustavo Longaray Moraga, Ghent University
Date: 3 March 2020
This webinar aims to present an introduction related to some of the existing circular economy indicators in the European context. A description of a framework to classify indicators according to the measurement characteristics of the circular economy will be provided. The ten indicators proposed by the European Commission to evaluate the circular economy and a description of an alternative pathway to monitor the circular economy will be presented.
Webinar learning outcomes
To be aware of what is being measured and what is possible to measure in the circular economy context.
To become familiar with the circular economy indicators proposed by the European Commission.
To be aware of potential paths to monitor the circular economy.
Description of a framework to classify indicators according to the measurement characteristics of the circular economy.
Illustration of the framework with the ten indicators proposed by the European Commission to evaluate the circular economy.
Description of an alternative pathway to monitor the circular economy.
Prerequisites for the webinar
Basic understanding of quantitative indicators in a macro-scale perspective.
Further reading and resources
Moraga, Gustavo, Sophie Huysveld, Fabrice Mathieux, Gian Andrea Blengini, Luc Alaerts, Karel Van Acker, Steven de Meester, and Jo Dewulf. 2019. “Circular Economy Indicators: What Do They Measure?” Resources, Conservation and Recycling 146 (March): 452–61. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.resconrec.2019.03.045.
Alaerts, Luc, Karel Van Acker, Sandra Rousseau, Simon De Jaeger, Gustavo Moraga, Jo Dewulf, Steven De Meester, et al. 2019. “Towards a More Direct Policy Feedback in Circular Economy Monitoring via a Societal Needs Perspective.” Resources, Conservation and Recycling 149 (October): 363–71. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.resconrec.2019.06.004.
Circular Economy Policy Research Centre – https://ce-center.vlaanderen-circulair.be/en
Recording of the webinar