The circular economy is inadequately financed. Research conducted by Metabolic Institute identifies both barriers and opportunities for leveraging finance to achieve the circularity goals of the Netherlands. Early-stage ventures and ventures dealing in reduce, re-use, repair and refurbishment practices in particular struggle to get adequate funding. We propose an ecosystem approach to financing circular innovation, by means of setting up a Circular Innovation Ecosystem piloted with selected Dutch municipalities.
This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at https://www.metabolic.nl/projects/circular-innovation-ecosystem/