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.
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