Leadership

Implement the Circular Economy in your Business

Implement the Circular Economy in your Business

Implement the Circular Economy in your Business

This course provides senior business leaders and sustainability managers with essential strategies for integrating the principles of the circular economy into their business practices, with a strong focus on practical implementation and adopting strategies aligned with the waste management hierarchy.

1

1

hr

hr

Recommended Duration

Self-paced

Self-paced

Online learning

1

Eco-literacy assessment

1

CPD credits

4

Employee surveys

Overview

"Implement the Circular Economy in your Business" provides actionable insights for sustainability managers to transform waste management in their organisations.

Participants will learn the fundamentals of the circular economy, understand the risks of not adopting these principles, review case studies of successful initiatives, and explore best practices for implementation.

The course also covers strategies for engaging employees in circular economy practices to foster a culture of sustainability.

Assessment Criteria

The assessment takes approximately 10 minutes and is graded by percentage. There are 10 multiple choice questions (MCQs) upon completion of four lessons. The certification criteria is 40%, and learners may retake the assessment.

SDG's

Business Value

Just 51% of companies are aware of what is meant by the Circular Economy.

Objectives

By the end of this course, learners will have a strong understanding of:

The fundamentals of the circular economy and its importance.

The risks and consequences of not embracing circular economy principles.

Effective case studies showcasing successful circular economy initiatives.

Best practices for implementing circular economy strategies in organisational operations.

Actions to involve employees in supporting and enhancing circular economy practices.

Shareable certificate

Shareable certificate

Course Breakdown

Course Breakdown

4

sections

1

hr

duration

Fundamentals of the Circular Economy

Fundamentals of the Circular Economy

Fundamentals of the Circular Economy

Understand the key concepts and principles of the circular economy. Participants will learn how circular economy practices can transform business operations by minimising waste and maximising resource efficiency.

Actionable Outcome:

Develop a foundational understanding of circular economy principles and identify areas for potential application within your organisation.

1

lessons to complete

7

min

Section duration

Risk

Risk

Risk

Explore the risks and consequences of not adopting circular economy principles, including regulatory, financial, and reputational impacts.

Actionable Outcome:

Conduct a risk assessment to identify potential negative impacts of not implementing circular economy practices.

1

lessons to complete

7

min

Section duration

Case Studies of Effective Circular Economy Initiatives

Case Studies of Effective Circular Economy Initiatives

Case Studies of Effective Circular Economy Initiatives

Review successful case studies of businesses that have effectively implemented circular economy initiatives. Gain insights into strategies and outcomes that can be adapted to your organisation.

Actionable Outcome:

Create a report summarising key takeaways from the case studies and propose potential initiatives for your organisation.

1

lessons to complete

8

min

Section duration

Best Practices and Employee Engagement

Best Practices and Employee Engagement

Best Practices and Employee Engagement

Learn best practices for integrating circular economy strategies into business operations and engaging employees in these efforts. Topics include creating or improving a circular economy plan, waste management strategies, and fostering a culture of appropriate waste management among employees in line with the waste management hierarchy.

Actionable Outcome:

Conduct a qualitative survey amongst employees to assess current waste segregation knowledge levels in the workplace.

1

lessons to complete

8

min

Section duration

What people are saying

What people are saying

What people are saying

Áine Higgins

Head, ESG and Sustainability

"NTR had the pleasure of working with the Vyra Team. The training was engaging, beautifully presented, and prompted participants to consider what they could do to help the biodiversity challenge.  The structure of the training made it easy for all to fit into busy schedules."

Jan 2024

Sean O’Connell

Event Operations Executive

“At the beginning of our sustainability journey, we were looking for assistance in helping us to educate our staff on the various topics in this space. We found Vyra’s online platform and content the perfect tool to achieve this.”

Mar 2023

David Terceño

ESG & Corporate Communications

"Working with Vyra has allowed us to develop high quality biodiversity and sustainability modules that are not only informative but also engaging and easy to complete, allowing our employee to keep their focus in all their essential work."

Jun 2023

Nay Pereira

Sustainability Co-ordinator

"Vyra is an amazing tool that makes sustainability part of our everyday life, combining practical challenges and a great interface with trustworthy information on a wide variety of ESG topics. It really helps us to inspire and empower our team!"

Nov 2022

Nick Tennant

ESG & Commercial Reporting Manager

"If approached by others I would strongly recommend the use of the Vyra training courses."

May 2024

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