The current economic model based on extraction, production, use and waste generates a huge increase in costs and a loss of value that are no longer sustainable from an economic and environmental point of view. The expected scenario by 2050 requires a change of strategy today. The circular economy is the winning choice for today's and tomorrow's investments.
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+ 2.3 billion people1
Increase in the number of people who will live on the planet in 2050. As a consequence there will be a 70% increase in food production to be sustained with only 20% of remaining arable land.
For every euro spent on food production, we pay 2 euro for health care and environmental impacts.
500 billion euro2
Value lost every year due to the failure to recycle and reuse of clothes. And every second a truck loaded with textile waste ends up in landfills.
200 billion dollars3
Savings related to the production and use of plastic by 2040 thanks to the application of the Circular Economy principles, in addition to: