Published February 17, 2017

Financing the Circular Economy

The financial sector must take a key role in enabling the shift to a global circular economy. This session discusses how the principles of a circular economy can be incorporated in investment strategies and portfolios, and thus help reduce risks in an ever more volatile global market.


13.30 Session opens
Private financing for the Circular Economy
Amra Balic, BlackRock
Public and private investors supporting sustainable business practices together
Amra Balic
Investing into circular businesses
Petri Alava, Infinited Fibre Company, Lisa Beauvilain, Impax Asset Management, Frido Kraanen, PGGM,  Werner Schmidt, European Investment Bank, Andrew Shannon, Circularity Capital
Key takeaways
Stephen F. Lintner
15.00 Session closes
Moderated by Timo Mäkelä, Sitra


This session is related to the following Sustainable Development Goals: