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Dr. Jennifer Ferreira, Elizabeth Bos and Professor Marylyn Carrigan (Keele University)
This study aims to explore how businesses and consumers can engage in the circular economy, the facilitators and inhibitors for doing so, and the importance of these actions for sustainable economies and societies. The UK and Germany are used as two case studies for exploring how and why the coffee shop industry takes part in the circular economy. The investigation is driven by the following research questions:
This research will endeavour to produce information of relevance for the academic, business, policy and wider consumer communities; the project is designed to deliver impact to a broad range of interested parties. The project will address knowledge gaps around business and consumer engagement with the circular economy in both the UK and Germany.
Findings of the research will be presented at a series of international conferences, as well as a local dissemination event which will be made accessible to anyone with a potential interest in the project findings. It is expected that findings may inform, influence and improve decision making by industry stakeholders and policy makers to support increased engagement with the circular economy in the coffee shop industry. Through dissemination of research findings, it is intended that the project will stimulate public interest and promote more sustainable approaches in the coffee shop industry and the circular economy.
Funded by Network Rail, this project seeks to use a data-driven approach to sustainable operation, maintenance and development of the railway electrification system.
Join us as the Centre for Business in Society hosts two presentations from doctoral researcher Alessandro Di Bona and Dr Andrew Perchard. Alessandro will explore role and function of trade associations in the aerospace industry and Andrew will talk about corporate political activity in wartime America.
Researchers at the Centre for Business in Society team up with Creative United to deliver the new Prosper Programme, aimed at offering business support opportunities to around 70 arts and cultural organisations, companies or individual entrepreneurs in England.
This 3 year study will conduct a revised history of the nationalised British coal industry (1947-1994), examining this from a macro-, meso-, and micro-, perspective.
The aim of this doctoral research is to explore the internal and external drivers influencing citizens' participation in urban community food growing projects.