How to Invest in Circular Business with Andrea Brown | Getting in the Loop Podcast

How to Invest in Circular Business with Andrea Brown | Getting in the Loop Podcast

How to Invest in Circular Business with Andrea Brown Episode 019: Podcast Show Notes Andrea Brown of the impact investment manager Quadia joins us on the podcast today! In this episode, you will learn about impact investing, hear Andrea’s thoughts on promising new business models that can help the transition to a more circular economy, and find out why circular finance has received a lot of attention lately.  Podcast Highlights and Circular Business Takeaways 3:00 Using finance to help scale the circular economy 5:45 Linear risks that the circular economy can avoid 8:00 What is impact investing and how is it different from traditional investment? 12:30 Quantifying the impact of circular businesses and trends in sustainable finance 16:30  Entrepreneurship and value creation in a circular economy through collaboration 19:30: Making the business case for circular business models 23:15 Visions for transitioning to a circular economy Learn More About Circular Economy and Topics in this Episode ‘Linear Risks’ Publication by Circle Economy CEO Guide to the Circular Economy by WBCSD Circular  Advantage Business Model Report...
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Circular Material Marketplaces with Christian van Maaren | Getting in the Loop Podcast

Circular Material Marketplaces with Christian van Maaren | Getting in the Loop Podcast

Circular Material Marketplaces with Christian van Maaren Episode 018: Podcast Show Notes In this episode, Christian van Maaren tells us about the economic and environmental benefits of reusing waste materials and how his company Excess Materials Exchange has helped to reuse over 70,000 tonnes of materials. You will learn about how to create value from and find new uses for materials once thought of as waste and hear about Christian’s mission to redefine waste Podcast Highlights and Circular Material Takeaways 3:00 Meet the ‘Tinder’ of the circular economy that matches secondary material supply with demand 5:30 Quantifying the resources saved by reusing materials 8:00 Plastics, textiles, organic waste, and other materials that can be reused 10:30 How technology enables track and trace of resources flows 16:00 Going beyond a platform to match supply and demand of secondary materials 17:15 How excess materials are driving the transition to a circular economy 20:30 Eight challenges to implementing material reuse platforms 26:00 Legislative barriers to reuse of materials 32:00 Rethinking our views of waste to...
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