Investors Encouraged to Explore Untapped Potential of Circular Economy

Putnam Investments’ sustainable investing team has published a report on the growing importance of the circular economy, which can maximise the effective use of resources and minimise waste. As well as outlining the potential of the circular economy in improving planetary health, ‘Toward a Circular Economy’ highlights how investors can identify investment opportunities in this area to drive strong financial returns alongside environmental benefits. “Business innovation around circular economy principles is accelerating as the finite supply of raw materials, the long-term costs of waste and toxicity, and the interconnections between economic, environmental, and social systems become more apparent,” the report said.

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