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Professional training

Introduction to the circular economy for professionals

Be part of a growing network of Australian professionals who seize the opportunities of the transition to a circular economy


Loop Platform’s ‘introduction to the circular economy’ training for professionals includes a combination of presentation and active learning exercises over three hours, covering:

  • why leading businesses are going circular

  • key concepts – circular economy in a nutshell

  • circular economy in practice – what are leading businesses and cities achieving?


  • Jodie Bricout, CEO and Co-founder, Loop Circular Economy Platform

Learning outcomes

Participants attend this training to:

  • gain an understanding of the opportunities and value in adopting circular economy approaches

  • develop ideas for innovative circular economy projects in their business (and with partner organisations)

  • choose the right materials for products or projects based on life-cycle approaches – considering production, customer use right through to them becoming 'waste'

  • meet fellow travellers - other professionals facing the challenges of a rapidly evolving environment.

Who attends the circular economy professional training

Professionals working in sustainability, procurement, management, logistics, product development and design, and communications and marketing, will all find value in this accessible training.

ADELAIDE: Loop Training and Demonstration Centre, Ground floor, 26 Flinders Street, Adelaide [enter via courtyard];

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Jodie Bricout has over 15 years’ experience working with industry in Australia, Dubai and Europe on sustainability, life cycle thinking and the circular economy.

Jodie was responsible for developing and coordinating Northern France’s circular economy strategy and was a cities and governments member of the Ellen MacArthur Foundation’s CE100. This meant that she worked with 100 of the planet’s leading corporates, emerging innovators, governments, cities, and higher learning institutions to collaborate around the circular economy.

Since coming back to Adelaide in 2016, she has led the team engaged by Green Industries South Australia to evaluate the potential impacts of transitioning to a circular economy for SA and is working with clients from cities and states to multinationals and social enterprises to get a handle on the circular economy.

In 2017 Jodie co-founded Loop Circular Economy Platform – a not-for-profit that instigates change toward a circular economy through raising awareness, business-focussed training, and collaborative projects. Jodie is also circular economy manager at leading consultancy, lifecycles, Adjunct Senior Lecturer at the University of Adelaide’s School of Civil, Environmental and Mining Engineering and Research Affiliate at Flinders University’s Australian Industrial Transformation Institute.