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Keynote lecture: High-impact entrepreneurship for the circular economy, Cambridge, 25 February 2019

Kresse Wesling MBE, Director and Co-Founder of Elvis & Kresse will share the entrepreneurial journey of the Elvis & Kresse sustainable luxury brand, rescuing heroic materials and closing the loop for leather to create a high-impact circular business model.
When Feb 25, 2019
from 05:15 PM to 06:30 PM
Where Madingley Hall, Cambridge
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Business Model Innovation

Since 2005 Elvis & Kresse have been rescuing raw materials, transforming them into luxury lifestyle accessories and donating 50% of profits back to charities. In this keynote lecture, Kresse Wesling will discuss both the challenges and rewards of embedding a circular business strategy into their organisation.

Attendance at the lecture is free but places are limited and online registration essential. Existing CISL Network members can also email to register to attend the gala dinner. Please note there is a cost to attend the gala dinner.

The lecture is part of our Business Model Innovation for the Circular Economy Leadership Lab, a two-day short course that will explore cutting-edge business model innovation tools designed by the University of Cambridge and how they can help your business deliver sustainable value throughout the life-cycle.

Register here to attend the lecture, or sign up for the Business Model Innovation for the Circular Economy Leadership Lab.

Dates and format

17.15 – 18.30, 25 February 2019

Keynote Lecture


Madingley Hall, Cambridge, UK, CB23 8AQ


The lecture is free to attend and open to anyone. Network members may also attend the gala dinner, for a fee, by emailing


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