Finance and the circular economy
This topic area looks at the role of the financial sector in the shift to a circular economy.
Streamed on 1st December 2020
We need alternative ways of economic thinking to solve our current challenges. Is it possible to include both people’s wellbeing and planetary boundaries whilst striving for a thriving economy? Kate Raworth, the author of Doughnut Economics: 7 ways to think like a 21st century economist will be joining us to discuss the framework's role in shaping circular economyA systems solution framework that tackles global challenges like climate change, biodiversity loss, waste, and pollution. It is based on three principles, driven by design: eliminate waste and pollution, circulate products and materials (at their highest value), and regenerate nature. policies and business practices at city level. From Europe to Costa Rica, countries and cities around the world are reaching out to align their development strategies with it. Kate also shares how the Doughnut Economics Action Lab will help more cities such as Amsterdam develop their Doughnut City Portraits. We originally streamed a segment of our conversation with Kate as part of our Explore the Circular Economy show. Here's the full 40-minute conversation as a bonus piece of content following the end of our second season.
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