“The transition towards a new economic model integrating all pillars of environmental sustainability should be the heart of the matter. All levels (global, European, national, regional, local and municipal) and all stakeholders (including public and private players, the financial sector, civil society and academia) should actively take part in the system shift.” These were the words uttered during RETRACE project’s first international event (A Systemic Approach for Regions Transitioning towards a Circular Economy), by Janez PotoÄ�nik – former European Commissioner and current International Resource Panel’s Co-Chair – highlighting the need for multilevel government action with regards to the circular economy. The rationale behind the Interreg Europe Programme (in which...