About the tool
The Circular Economy Trend Cards can be used in the process of analysing trend drivers, to support the SWOT analysis. In this context, the cards can be used to prompt a discussion around which future opportunities and threats could affect the development of Circular Economy Business Models. The Circular Economy Trend Cards relate to different topics and raise specific questions about Circular Economy, which can be used to your team discussions.
How to apply the tool?
After having analysed the strengths and weaknesses of the existing business models with the help of the Circular Strategies Scanner, the trend cards can be used for identifying opportunities and threats. These should be incorporated into the SWOT analysis.
When to apply the tool?
The Circular Economy Trend Cards should be used in the sense stage, where you identify opportunities and translate them into future potential business model ideas.
The Circular Economy Trend Cards is one of the tools presented in the CIRCit project to help in the development of Circular Economy Business Models (WB2). Read more about the results of this focus area, explore other tools and download the inspiring workbook here.