Updated: Dec 7, 2021
Forbes, by Rob Kaplan
As mainstream investors scramble to catch up to the burgeoning possibilities of climate-tech investing, one area of enormous opportunity stands out — circular plastic. To drive transformational change, we need to break siloed-thinking and invest holistically in the systems we aim to affect. Some of the most exciting innovations happening today include new technologies that are disrupting a cross-section of supply chains and sectors from materials and fashion to food waste to reusable business models while accelerating the circular economy in plastics. And all of them have a significant and direct impact on climate change.
In this piece I discuss the emerging consensus around plastic pollution mitigation and climate change and how investors can use this lens to find many of the most exciting climate-tech innovations out there.