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The circular economy has mostly been explored in a European context, but it’s a different story in Brazil. Here are six companies embracing a new way of doing business.

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India has the potential to achieve its development goals by adapting a circular economy. But to get there, both formal and informal sectors will need to be on the path towards circularity.

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Emerging MarketsFeatured

Note from the editor: This paper is part of a series of three 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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Energy and Material FlowsNews

The vision of a global economy in which plastics never become waste is bold and has the potential to bring transformative change to the entire world. Kelsey Halling believes it will be low-income countries that lead the way.

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CitiesFeaturedPeople and Society

Developing countries have not benefited from the linear economy; the economy in which goods are manufactured from raw materials, sold, used, and then discarded as waste. They have poor access to cheap goods to improve the quality of life of their populations. They do not take advantage from the extraction

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