Client demand for circular economy investment unabated 

Aligns with growing consumer demand for sustainable practices

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Simone Borsetti looks at the popularity of investing in the circular economy which he says is important to financial markets…

Almost every major asset class has seen the launch or increase of investment products focussed on the Circular Economy. This refers to a less wasteful method of production in which resources are continually reused, remanufactured, and recycled, reducing the dependence on virgin resources. Circular solutions have been predicted to generate global growth opportunities approaching $4.5trn by 2030. Research in 2021 by Bocconi University, the Ellen MacArthur Foundation and Intesa Sanpaolo (based on a sample of 222 companies) showed that companies can deliver superior risk-adjusted returns by ...

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