SWITCH Singapore: Embracing a circular economy, the whys and the hows

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Its benefits for the environment aside, going circular could also lead to new economic growth, better public health and higher value-add employment, experts say

Transitioning to a circular economy could help create $4.5tn worth of growth for the global economy over the next decade, according to the World Economic Forum (WEF). No surprise then that governments including China, the EU and Indonesia, as well as businesses, have been keen to tap that opportunity. Still, going circular remains a vast undertaking, and issues such as implementation, public education, regulation and standardization still abound.A panel discussion during the Singapore Week of Innovation and TeCHnology (SWITCH) 2020 gathered key circular economy experts to shed light on these k...
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