New UNEP report lights the way for financial institutions to shift to more sustainable circular economies


  • New UNEP report highlights the critical role of financial institutions in advancing the growth of circularity by investing in businesses that take a more sustainable approach to production and consumption
  • Transitioning to circular economies that use resources more efficiently while minimizing pollution, waste and carbon emissions could generate USD trillions in business opportunities while protecting the health of our ecosystems
  • The report identifies opportunities for financial institutions to boost circularity and explores transitions already underway in several sectors

Geneva, 13 October 2020 – Financiers can and must make the shift to circularity, ensuring the consumption and production patterns of the businesses they invest in make more efficient use of resources and minimize waste, pollution and carbon emissions, according to a new report by the UN Environment Programme’s Finance Initiative (UNEP FI).

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