Policy Briefs contain recommendations or visions and cover policy areas that are of interest to G20 policy makers.
The majority of the Policy Briefs has been developed by a corresponding T20 Task Force. For more information on the relevant Task Force please visit T20 Germany.
Companies plead for a circular economy
A group of sustainable companies including multinationals and 2000 SMEs call upon the G20 to boost demand and transparency for circular products and services. A move towards a circular economy, which is restorative and regenerative by design, presents a huge opportunity. To overcome the barriers, they call on the G20 to secure access to sustainably sourced raw materials, bio-based materials and biomass; enhance re-use, recycling and cascading; train governments in green public procurement; extend public responsibility schemes and green fiscal reform aiming at resource efficiency; and aim for increasing the uptake of high-quality secondary raw materials.
The full text is available here.