How new, platform-type business models are mediating the production of goods, and the implications this may have for the circular economy.
Note from the editor: This paper is part of a series of 3 articles focused on the circular economy in India. This series follows the report “Circular economy in India: Rethinking growth for long-term prosperity” led by the Ellen MacArthur Foundation with the support of ClimateWorks and UNCTAD as knowledge partner.
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