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The EIB Circular Economy Guide

The EIB Circular Economy Guide aims to promote a common understanding of circular economy, and raise awareness about and promote circular solutions. The Guide provides information about EIB's lending and advisory activities in this field, and communicates our vision of how the EIB can further support the transition to a circular economy. The Guide is a living document that will be updated in response to our evolving understanding of circular economy needs, opportunities and risks, and growing experience with the appraisal and financing of circular economy projects.
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  • Faizahas quoted3 years ago
    The transition to a circular economy will need a systemic approach involving various stakeholders. Businesses must develop circular business models and enabling technologies; policymakers and legislators at the EU and national levels must put in place effective regulations and incentives (see Annex 3); the financial sector must improve the availability of financing and revisit its approach to appraising linear and circular risks (see Chapter 6); and public authorities and civil society as a whole must increase public awareness and help educated consumers.
  • Faizahas quoted3 years ago
    As commodity prices increase, so will the demand for innovations that increase resource efficiency. Therefore, many businesses are likely to wait until high commodity prices create the business case for the transition to a circular economy.
  • Faizahas quoted3 years ago
    companies’ supply chains and related risk management and mitigation.
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