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Material Circularity Indicator

Ellen MacArthur Foundation

A web-based tool that will provide businesses with the means to track their progress and ensure that their products fit a circular economy based business model. Contains a Material Circularity Indicator (MCI) for products and companies and gives options for additional indicators for more comprehensive sustainability assessment.

Please note:

Local impact is taken into account through using country specific data for supply chain risk.

Themes

Fossil depletion
Water depletion
Mineral depletion
Material efficiency
Energy efficiency

Spatial focus of impact

Generic

Open Access

Yes

Assessment type

Quantitative

Spatial focus of object

Anywhere
Regional
Local
Mixed

Technical Stage

Development
Commercial

Life Cycle

Cradle to grave

English available

Yes

Object: Product; organisation; feedstock
Goal: Self-assessment; product optimisation; sustainable procurement; sustainable purchasing
Motivation: Improvement