How Ellen created the Ellen MacArthur foundation to focus on creating a circular economy.

We know that climate change is a massive problem. So massive that it may be the biggest threat to the long-term survival of life on Earth. So with a problem this large, a simple solution isn’t going to cut it. Instead, we need to think big, bold, and brave.

No one is more prepared to do this than Ellen MacArthur. What started as one of the hardest races in offshore sailing turned into one of the biggest and best foundations fighting the global climate crisis. The charity that Ellen started has become her pride and joy and something that is making a truly positive difference in the world today and for many years to come.

But how did Ellen start her foundation, and why focus on a circular economy? Let’s take a look at the sustainability efforts and the impressive accomplishments Ellen has been able to achieve.