The Emerging Role and Trends of UAE Education Sector in Circular Economy

  • Shankar Subramanian Iyer S.P. Jain Institute of Global Management
Keywords: Circular economy, Eco-design, Business education, Management education, ADKAR


This paper examines the emerging circular economy trends in universities in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). The circular economy is a model that aims to reduce waste and maximize the use of resources, promoting sustainable development. The study analyses UAE universities' various initiatives to adopt circular economy practices, including using renewable energy, sustainable building design, and waste reduction strategies. The paper also discusses the challenges and opportunities for implementing circular economy practices in universities in the UAE and highlights examples of circular economy initiatives in various universities. The paper concludes by providing recommendations for universities in the UAE to promote sustainable practices further and contribute to the circular economy movement. The findings of this study provide insights into the emerging circular economy trends in universities in the UAE and offer directions for future research in this area. The ADKAR change management can be adapted to inspire the CE initiatives of the UAE Education sector.


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How to Cite
Iyer, S. S. (2023). The Emerging Role and Trends of UAE Education Sector in Circular Economy. European Journal of Social Impact and Circular Economy, 4(2), 1-15.