We simply can not continue the way we, as a society, have been producing our goods and services. Products are build, used and subsequently thrown away. If we keep on disposing of these products and keep extracting resources at this rate, we as a species, in the long run, will be waist deep in trash and short on resources.
When one looks at the debate around supply chains today, the buzzword seems to be “transparency”. Why, then, is not transparency the way to circularity; and what is? We are going to argue in this article that the answer lies in a concept that we call “flexible transparency”.