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Going full circle: tackling resource reduction and inequality

Implementing a circular economy to create jobs, improve health and protect the environment

2017 Available in English

Five women from the local community stand next to a water well in a rural area

Members of a women's group in northeastern Brazil use a biodigestor to turn waste into gas for cooking. Photo: Eleanor Bentall

Inequality is about a broken economic system, but there is an alternative. Through a fair circular economy, better and more jobs are created. Health is improved. Those normally marginalised from the economy are valued for the vital role they play.

This joint paper with the St Paul’s Institute explores the role policy-makers, businesses, researchers and non-governmental organisations can play.

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