World Resources Forum

Call for papers - World Resources Forum 2015

3 Apr 2015

The World Resources Forum conference will take place in Davos, Switzerland, 11-14 October 2015. The overall theme of the conference is “Boosting Resource Productivity by adopting the Circular Economy” with key topics:


- Circular economy and decoupling
- Technological innovation, business and finance
- Targets, indicators, and benchmarks for resource use
- Lifestyles and education


The Call for papers has recently been published with submission deadline: 1st May 2015.


Call for papers - World Resources Forum 2014

24 Mar 2014

The World Resource Forum 2014 conference will be held in Arequipa, Peru, October 19-22, 2014.


The abstract submission process started 18th March. Deadline for abstract submission is 25th April 25.


More information can be found in PREPARE Calendar.

Countries should report annually on resource efficiency says World Resources Forum

31 Oct 2013

This year’s World Resources Forum (WRF) conference has recommended that countries should report annually on how their economies are developing with respect to resource efficiency. The conference was told there was an urgent need for robust knowledge and universal data transparency and that resource efficiency indicators needed to be defined more clearly to enable meaningful setting of targets and adequate monitoring of global use of resources.