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Don't wade the waters to a profitable circular economy ALONE. 

Why join an ecosystem?


The circular economy is estimated to be worth € 4.1 trillion by 2030. 

But no company can get there on its own. It needs an ECOSYSTEM.

Why? Because single products do not solve problems in totality. 

For end clients pursuing their sustainability journey, this fact means that there is the  overwhelming task of filtering through a soup of 'providers' to find the right ones who can solve their problems.  Without an ecosystem, the market solutions are incomplete, thus the cost in time, effort and money gets higher and suddenly it does not make sense to switch to sustainability.


This is a MAJOR PAIN faced by end clients today, especially as regulatory and financing pressure grows. Vendors and suppliers who know and do something about this have the upper hand. And this needs ECOSYSTEM level solutions. 

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Secondly, as vendors and suppliers of sustainable products, you have the challenge of fighting off linear economy competitors that you need to replace.For decades, the linear economy had been allowed to develop into this efficient machine and keeps winning against your business when it boils down to cost.


Your prospective clients question the higher price tag given that the product offerings can't solve their problems in totality.  Yet,  if you try to solve it all on your own, you risk killing off your business as you depart from your core competencies.  


Add on the amount of effort needed to educate your prospective client or the regulators, fend off scepticism, misrepresentations and distortions of sustainability terminology in the market.... This is a MAJOR PAIN for businesses in the sustainability, climate and circular economy space to survive and thrive.


Solutions, profits, customer appeal and regulatory traction is difficult when you stand alone. 

So where is your ECOSYSTEM? 

What's in it for you?


Target markets

Soft landing to target markets globally through the association's activities


The support and companionship of  those who share common values and aims

Brand Equity

Build stronger brand equity by being affiliated with various other CE providers globally


Learn, see and be part of the circular economy action and have your say in shaping our future


Neutral platform and stronger voice to engage with stakeholders and regulators

Talents & Partners

Simplify the process of finding  the right people to work with you or join your team 


People get involved with our association in various ways as they occupy different parts of the ecosystem as shown in the diagram.

Members are our innermost circle of solution providers. They share the values, commitment and mutual trust to grow the ecosystem and solve the climate crisis in a profitable way and thus have the deepest commitment from our association to grow their business and impact. 


To be offered membership, providers must:

  • Have spent at least one full year as our Approved Community

  • Demonstrated active participation  in our activities

  • Be actively growing the ecosystem

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We subscribe strictly to the association's mission and core values in order to build the strongest circular economy SME business ecosystem. Our strength lies in the strength of the community and its faithfulness to achieve our goal and core values. We therefore take much care to ensure that while we are fit for our community, our community also fit us. The association has established a member's journey to help us achieve this. 


The first step is to be an Approved Community. 

Through implementing the member's journey, we hope to:

  • Involve people with have the technical capabilities who can build the ecosystem layer that can actually deliver solutions

  • Involve people who are committed to our core values of thriving together and of giving before taking, in order to protect our common well-being 

  • Establish the  clear sign of trust, credibility and dedication to the common aim of growing the circular economy to solve the climate crisis when one is our community

We are building

that can deliver the solutions needed to accelerate business transition to the circular economy and solve the climate crisis. 


As an approved community, you can get involved with the association's activities, sub-committees and task force projects to stay informed, benefit from the networking and help grow the circular economy. You  would also be involved in building up the Association be it through recruiting the community, promoting and / or financing the association. 

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You DO NOT NEED to already have an existing product that accelerates the transition to the circular economy to be part of the community. You WILL NEED to have the passion to grow the circular economy and the community.  As shown in the above diagram, start your involvement by filling in the application form for approved community. A video interview will then be arranged to get to know you better. Upon confirmation, a minimum annual donation of USD 350 will need to be made to the association. 

NOTE: Participation as an approved community does not equate to having membership. Currently, membership is only open for those who are interested to run the association and are Malaysians based on the present constitution. However, our committee is working towards opening membership base to global members because we know that climate and circular economy require global collaborations. Thus, we will only release information about membership applications on a later date. All organisations wishing to be involved in CBASS activities are advised to apply for Approved Community. 


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