In the lively discussions about post-pandemic economy recovery, sustainable finance initiatives are an important focus. These include financing of circular economy initiatives. BlackRock launched its new Circular Economy Fund last year, and the European Investment Bank committed to allocate €10 billion over the next 5 years to circular economy investments.
In a provocative, but measured, paper in the Journal of Industrial Ecology, authors argue that contestable definitions, fuzzy indicators, and inadequate information may mean bad decisions. https://bit.ly/CE-fin
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