12th Sep 2023
India
ICEF2023 Recommendations

Following the declaration of the EU-India joint declaration on resource efficiency and circular economy, ICCE discussed with ‘Ambassador Ugo Astuto’ that circular economy and resource efficiency are necessary to contribute to the implementation of the “2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development” and to the “Sustainable Developments Goals”.  READ MORE

11th Nov 2022
India-EU
Calling on India-EU Joint Declaration with Ambassador Ugo Astuto

Following the declaration of the EU-India joint declaration on resource efficiency and circular economy, ICCE discussed with ‘Ambassador Ugo Astuto’ that circular economy and resource efficiency are necessary to contribute to the implementation of the “2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development” and to the “Sustainable Developments Goals”.  READ MORE

6th Nov 2022
Industry Engagement
Strategia’22 - The Annual Strategy and Consulting Conclave at IIT Delhi

Department of Management Studies, IIT Delhi organized "Strategia'22" – The Annual Strategy and Consulting Conclave where the best minds from the strategy and consulting fraternity congregate to deliberate on issues and challenges faced by the organizations and share their experiences with a larger audience. .  READ MORE

Nov 2022
Capacity Building
Training for MODON for Saudi Arabian SMEs

International Council for Circular Economy conducted training in Saudi Arabia’s Dammam. The capacity-building program was conducted by our EU advisor Axel Darut in collaboration with MODON – and Al Madar for the deployment of a circular economy roadmap for Saudi Arabian SMEs..  READ MORE

14th Oct
Entrepreneurship
Entrepreneurship Awareness Drive- IIT Kharagpur

Entrepreneurship Cell, IIT Kharagpur, conducted Entrepreneurship Awareness Drive at Guwahati. Our MD, Ms Shalini Goyal Bhalla was was invited to deliver a keynote address to encourage NE students to embrace the hidden entrepreneurial spirit within students. Building a startup is not easy, great initiatives require greater effort. Kickstart your entrepreneurial journey with us.  READ MORE

4th Oct
India-Denmark
Green Strategic Partnership

ICCE is committed to working on #CircularEconomy in India and its nordic counterparts. Our Managing Director Ms. Shalini Goyal Bhalla met the Deputy Head of Mission, Martin Strandgaard to discuss her views on #GreenStrategicPartnership. The discussions opened many areas getting the benefit of increasing ‘Ease of Doing Business’ in India and our macroeconomic reforms, India-EU Free Trade Agreement.  READ MORE

30th Sep 2022
The Circular Chat
Circular Chat | Season 4 | ESG Launched

Turning ESG into action: ESG is more than simply ticking boxes. It allows businesses to make a difference - for themselves and the world. Creating sustained outcomes that drive value and fuel growth, whilst strengthening our environment and societies. ICCE brings #Season4 of #CircularChat on #ESG. #Season4 was officially live on Youtube on the 30th Sep, 2022. READ MORE

30th Sep 2022
BIS
Addressing sustainability in standards

ICCE was a part of discussions that were held at BIS, Manak Bhawan, New Delhi on 30th Sep.  The manner in which sustainability issues are addressed in a standard will differ with the type of standard being developed. SMART (Standards that are Machine Applicable Readable and Transferable) will help quicken the implementation of the sustainability vision through standards.  READ MORE

29th Sep 2022
IFAT India
Circular Design: A rethinking approach!

International Council for Circular Economy was invited to be a knowledge partner at IFAT India , 2022 on 29th Sep at Bombay Exhibition Centre.  READ MORE

26-29th Sep 2022
ISO, Kigali
A part of ISO/TC 323/WG4

Our MD, Shalini Goyal Bhalla represented India and Indian interests at the global level at the international ISO meet in Kigali, Rwanda. She is a part of the technical committee (ISO/TC 323 “Circular Economy”) and working group 4 (ISO/TC 323/WG 4 “Circular Economy in practice: experience certificate)”. READ MORE

26th Sep 2022
Research
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MET Institute of Management, Mumbai and the International Council for Circular Economy invite you for submitting your research paper during the “International Conference on Transitioning towards a Circular Economy – Opportunities & Challenges’ on 19th November 2022” READ MORE

26th Aug 2022
Smart City
7th Smart Urbanation 2022

As Smart Cities Mission completes seven years, SMART URBANATION provided a platform to discuss altering priorities & adopting intelligent technologies to deliver mandated outcomes and the event was supported by the Ministry of Housing & Urban Affairs, Government of India. READ MORE

25th Aug 2022
MoU singing
Maharashtra's first Circular Lab

International Council for Circular Economy (ICCE) signed an MoU with MET Institute of Management under the Mumbai Educational Trust, MET League of Colleges on 25th August 2022. The MoU was signed in presence of Mr. Pankaj Bhujbal, Hon. Trustee, #BhujwalKnowledgeCity, MET, Dr. Swati Lodha, MET IOM, Mr Ravinder Dahiya, Co-Director, ICCE and Ms. Shalini Goyal Bhalla, Managing Director, ICCE.  READ MORE

July-Aug 2022
SIH 2022
Smart India Hackathon

World’s biggest open platform for the innovators or entrepreneurs of tomorrow to start today towards a smarter India. READ MORE

3rd June 2022
ICEF2022
Circular Regions sign MoU with International Council for Circular Economy

The MoU between the International Council for Circular Economy and Circular Regions is targeted to bridge the Global North and South breaking down cultural and linguistic barriers to accelerate the transition to a Circular Economy; and no symbol could be more fitting than two female entrepreneurs in the spotlight each wearing their traditional national costumes, the Norwegian Bunad and the Indian Saree. READ MORE

2nd June 2022
ICEF2022
Release of second annual report of ICCE

Mr. Sudhir Kumar, Adviser, NITI Aayog released our second Annual Report (2021-22). READ MORE

2nd June 2022
ICEF2022
Signing of MoU with CREDUCE

CREDUCE Hydel Group is Honored to have signed an MOU with the International Council for Circular Economy for working in the areas of Carbon Credits Development, Climate change mitigation technologies consulting, assistance in policymaking to support Circularity amongst Indian Urban Local Bodies. READ MORE

2nd June 2022
ICEF2022
Mr. Amitabh Kant, CEO, NITI Aayog, inaugurated ICEF2022

In his enlightening speech, Mr Kant shared the importance of designing for a circular economy, the need for green hydrogen and reinforcing the mantra of LIFE. Council has been invited by him to work closely with NITI Aayog in future. WATCH HERE

March-April 2022
Hackathon
SMART India Hackathon: 5th Edition

ICCE is happy ro be working with MOE's Innovation cell under Ministry of Education to start create innovation in waste managemenr sector. Smart India Hackathon is a nationwide initiative to provide students a platform to solve some of pressing problems we face in our daily lives, and thus inculcate a culture of product innovation and a mindset of problem solving. Read More

30 March 2022
Discussions
Business World and Sustain Lab Paris

BW Businessworld & Sustain Labs Paris presented India's most Sustainable Companies Conclave: Sustainable World 2022
India's largest & most influential gathering of thought leaders take the stage on Sustainability, ESG, Green Economy & More.

11 Mar 2022
Discussions
Importance of Research in Circular Economy

ICCE conducted a workshop on “Research in Circular Economy”.  The panelists included Jaideep Prabhu from Cambridge Judge Business School, Dr ABHISHEK SHARMA from Manipal University Jaipur and Mr. Animesh Ghosh from IIT Kharagpur and Dr. Vivek Soni from Jaipuria School of Business, Ghaziabad. The objective was to share, promote and discuss the importance of research in the circular economy. Watch the discussion HERE.

11 Feb 2022
Research and Policy
Journal on Circular Economy: Issue 01

Journal on Circular Economy was launched as India's first journal on this subject. The journal is devoted to research, policy and innovation in this domain. ACCESS the Journal HERE.

7 Feb 2022
Collaboration
Member of GPML

ICCE became a member of the Global Partnership on Marine Litter (#GPML) with the aim of preventin marine litter and microplastics. SEE OUR PARTNERS

01 Feb 2022
Academic
Circular Economy as an Open Elective

AICTE introduced Circular Economy as an elective for all undergraduate technical courses. READ MORE details here.

31 Jan 2022
Collaboration
Knowledge Partner at PRCA 2.0

ICCE became a knowledge partner at Plastic Recycling Conference ASIA 2. READ MORE

13 Jan 2022
Academic
Faculty Development Program
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Delivered a training program on 'Recycling of Plastics for Sustainable Growth'  for Faculty and industry in collaboration with CIPET: IPT Bhubaneswar.

21- 22 Jan 2022
Academic
ESG in Corporate Governance
ESG course

Conducted a 2-day course on Environmental Social Governance (ESG), for more sustainable and carbon-neutral business practices.

9th Jan, 2022
Circular Chat
Circular Chat Season 3 | Climate Change

Season 3 brings series of episodes that shall confer about #ClimateChange to create knowledge on Climate Change and role a Circular Economy can play in curbing it. SEE SEASON #3

8 Jan 2022
Conclave
Leadership Conclave

Goa Institute of Management (GIM), in collaboration with ICCE organized a Leadership Conclave on sustainability and circular economy under its Give Goa initiative.

28 Dec 2021
Academic
Release of SWAYAM course

Release of Self-Paced Course titled "Linear to Circular Economy" for AICTE SWAYAM MOOCs platform. 

22 Dec 2021
Article
CE's role in Techno-Economic National growth through Smart and Secured Governance
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Shalini Goyal Bhalla & Dr. P. Sekhar's article on the Post covid19 devastation strategic role that CE would play for Techno-Economic National growth through Smart and Secured Governance. 
READ HERE

13 Dec 2021
Business Circularity tool
Launched Focus in Indian Business Circularity

The pilot project in business circularity for Indian companies. An initiative to identify best practices, circular strategies across all material life cycle phases. READ MORE

26 Nov 2011
Policy Dialogue
Circular Cities: Future for India

The policy dialogue engaged with Indian city mayors, city planners, policymakers from NITI Aayog and OECD - OCDE. The workshop explored ways to inspire the local strategies on the circular economy along with the political commitment. READ MORE

18 Nov 2021
EPR
Roadmap for EPR Implementation of Plastics in India

Knowledge partner at National Conference about the latest EPR implementation guidelines, current challenges and opportunities and future roadmap.

11th Oct 2021
Collaboration
Collaboration with Fakhruddin Integrated Environmental Consultants

Fakhruddin Integrated Environmental Consultants from Dubai collaborates with ICCE to lead to a better future for both nations.

9 Oct- 29 Oct 2021
Academic
Certified program in Circularity (#CPC)

Certified program in Circularity (#CPC), a 5-week program is a well-curated program for industry, entrepreneurs and students to learn the basics of Circular Economy. 

8 Oct 2021
Conference
Knowledge Partner at GreenCo Summit 2021
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After successfully kicking off Practitioner Labs for Policy Prototyping, the GreenCo Summit 2021 elaborated and discussed challenges faced by circular economy enterprises in India, and address potential solutions, followed by peer presentations of outcomes.

6 Oct 2021
Capacity Building
Leadership Development Program

ICCE with AIU engaged & active involvement with almost 200 Vice Chancellors to discuss the role of planning, development, and implementation of the latest trends in curriculum development. The program engaged participants through several case studies in fostering research, innovation and entrepreneurship as well as the global practices to deploy in their curricula. READ MORE

14 July 2021
Plastics
Circular Chat: Season 2 on Plastics

Season 2 of the Circular Chat series is a series of 7 episodes that conferred about the future of plastics, their future, technology in recycling, modern lifestyle and environmental challenges of Plastics. WATCH SEASON #2

27 May 2021
ESG
Strategic Direction: Challenges and Opportunities in ESG

Client demand, regulation, opportunity and risk are dictating the rapid evolution of ESG financial materiality. Are you moving fast enough? What does progress look like? The program brought insights from industry forerunners, leading asset owners, senior regulators and influential international players.

27 April 2021
Vehicle Scrap Policy
India International Vehicle Recycling Summit 2021

Summit brought the international vehicle recycling community together during the launch of the Indian Vehicle Scrappage Scheme. Not only did this summit offer the opportunity to interact with speakers from all over the world it also offered the chance to network with others involved in the auto recycling industry. READ MORE

29 March 2021
Policymaking
Appointed to Committee on policymaking by NITI Aayog

Our Managing Director was appointed by NITI Aayog on the 11 sub-committees made for planning strategies for a transition from a Linear to Circular approach for different sectors. 

23 March 2021
Certified Courses
Course Launch

ICCE launched India's first certified courses in Circular Economy.  The key takeaways are understanding economic models that emerged after industrialization and its consequences, need for a change that can combat these consequences, learning the Circular economy concepts of sustainability & comparing the linear and circular economy through different strategies and business models.

29 Jan 2021
Book Launch
Circular economy: (Re) Emerging Movement

Mr. Amitabh Kant, CEO, Niti Aayog released India’s first book on Circular Economy. He commended the book for taking a sectoral approach and highly recommended it to readers. Buy the book HERE.

15 Jan 2021
Energy
Renewable Energy: A Circular Alternate!

Acquire an understanding of the transition to the use of renewable energy leading to a circular economy and achievement of sustainable development goals.

11 Nov 2020
Circular Chat
Circular Chat Season #1
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A total of 23 episodes added value to the Circular Economy community through sharing expertise, discussing business cases and knowledge sharing. WATCH SEASON #1 

31st Oct 2020
Discussions
Extending Product Lifespan: Through Repurpose and Remanufacture

The second part of “Extending Product Lifespan” focused on lifespan elongation through refurbishing, remanufacturing and repurposing.

Oct 7, 2020
Loop-based apparoach
Extending Product Lifespan - A Circular Practice

This session recognized product life extension as an important tenet of Circular Economy.

20 Sep 2020
Strategy
3-year Strategy announced

Our mission is to accelerate the transition to a circular economy that is restorative and regenerative by design. ICCE operates on 3 strong pillarsEducate, Innovate and Inspire. Our VIsion 2023 can be Accessed HERE 

AUGUST 28, 2020
Packaging
Circular Economy Solution to Packaging Industry

With two exceptional speakers from Coca-Cola and BeCircular, ICCE conducted this webinar to understand the innovation in the packaging industry.

AUGUST 21, 2020
Webinar
India-EU Joint Declaration on Circular Economy

Our first webinar discussed the historical Joint declaration to scale up India-EU cooperation in the areas of resource efficiency and circular economy.

1 Aug, 2020
ICCE comes to life
Operations started

International Council for Circular Economy (ICCE) was incorporated and started as India's biggest forum. A Sec-8 company under the Ministry of Corporate Affairs, ICCE, started its operations in Aug 2020.