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Circular Economy in India: Rethinking Growth for Long-Term Prosperity
December 2, 2016
India's unprecedented economic dynamism, rapidly growing population, and rapid urbanization trends raise questions about resource use and environmental impacts. This report from the Ellen MacArthur Foundation proposes a development path that looks beyond a linear 'take, make and dispose' model of growth. By embarking on a circular economy transformation, the report suggests that India could create over $600 billion in annual economic value in 2050 and reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 44 percent in 2050, in addition to other value for its businesses and population.