WORLD BANK Blog - The circular economy can support COVID-19 response and build resilience
July 8, 2020
Our global economy relies on deeply intertwined supply chains, sustained by more than 100 billion tons of raw materials entering the system each year. It has been unsustainable for decades, and in just a few months since the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak began, it’s become clear that it is dangerously fragile as well. It’s high time to embrace a fundamental change.