Covid-19 insights — Build back better with the circular economy

July 21, 2020

The Covid-19 pandemic has revealed our current economic system’s vulnerability to risks, challenging us to rethink and redesign for resilience.

Many have called for a response to the crisis that does not turn attention away from other global challenges such as pollution and climate change.

The circular economy is now more relevant than ever. Combining economic opportunities with benefits to wider society and the environment, it offers a solution to build back better.

The Foundation has published a series of policy and investment insight papers, exploring how circular economy strategies can help build a resilient, low carbon, and prosperous recovery.

Over the coming weeks, we will explore five key sectors::

  • the built environment
  • mobility
  • food
  • fashion
  • plastic packaging

Read more about the Covid-19 economic recovery and our published statement — signed by 50 global leaders, to build back better with the circular economy,

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