The Resource Revolution Trainers promotes use of the findings of the International Resource Panel (IRP) among the business community. In doing this, the online trainer also features related business publications and encourages business action towards products, services and systems for a more resource efficient and resilient future. The target audience of this self-training platform is middle and senior level managers.

Implemented in

  • Africa
  • Asia / Pacific
  • Europe and Central Asia
  • Latin America / Caribbean
  • Middle East
  • North America

Sectors of activity
Environmental Services, Consumer Goods, Education, Scientific Research, Development and Innovation, Industrial Sector

Type of initiative
Capacity Building & Implementation, Education & Awareness Raising

Type of lead actor
Business Sector

Start date

Shared by

Bas de Leeuw

Managing Director

World Resources Forum

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The Resource Revolution Trainer is an online self-training course for business managers on the theme of resource productivity and decoupling. Applicable to any business sector world-wide, it takes the latest science on resource use trends and scarcities globally and turns it into practical ideas for any business to roll out a pro-active strategy. It provides the business manager with innovative ideas and inspirational practice examples of steps leading companies are taking towards becoming the Resource Revolution Enterprise.


As collected through the One Planet Reporting

Output level

Training for SCP

  • MOOC training for SME's on Decoupling

Impact and Results

The target audience of this self-training platform is middle and senior level managers hoping to get a better understanding of the publicly available scientific knowledge on the global resource challenge, and implications of its findings for how their businesses operate and generate value.

Having done the online course, managers should be able to conduct a strategic discussion internally on action plans for their companies to become true Resource Revolution enterprises.

Next steps and how to get involved

For further information on The Resource Revolution Trainer, feedback on your use of the Trainer, and enquiries about related work by the World Resources Forum (WRF) and its partner organizations with business and industry, do contact us at:

The Resource Revolution Trainer
c/o World Resources Forum
Lerchenfeldstr. 5
9014 St. Gallen
+41 71 554 0900

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