Environment

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EIB encouragement for circular economy financing: interview with Shiva Dustdar
10/10/2016
The European Investment Bank's (EIB) InnovFin Advisory service received requests from the European Commission's Research and Innovation Directorate General (DG R&I) and from the government of Luxembourg to study issues related to risk financing for circular economy projects. The result was a...
© Peter Börkey
02/10/2018
Plastic is everywhere, with about 380 million tonnes produced worldwide in 2015, up from 2 million tonnes in the 1950s. Only an estimated 15% is collected and recycled, while plastic that is not properly treated poses a serious environmental threat. An OECD report published in May (Improving...