WCEF Attracting investors

Attracting investors: the power of circular impact – A WCEF2024 accelerator session

Despite their potential to reduce carbon emissions and waste while enhancing economic resilience, circular economy projects often struggle to develop compelling business cases to secure funding. This session, organised by the Circular Investment Readiness Network (CIRN), delves into how circular projects can leverage impact measurement practices and alignment with EU regulations to attract investments.  


Join us on April 17th from 8.30 to 10.00 to be inspired by real-world success stories from project owners and investors and take part in interactive discussions led by circular economy experts. You can participate online or in Brussels at ICLEI's office, Rue du Luxembourg 19-21. 


This event is an accelerator session at the World Circular Economy Forum 2024.



  • Welcome and introduction
    Simon Clement, Head of Circular Economy, ICLEI Europe
  • Define circular impact and its environmental, social, and economic benefits​
    Marvin Nusseck​, Circle Economy Foundation Senior Finance Strategist
  • Scaling up circularity investments: compliance with EU sustainable finance legislation (EU Taxonomy & CSRD)
    Guido Moavero Milanesi, European Commission DG FISMA Policy Expert on Sustainable Finance
  • Two project owners and their investors share impactful journeys
    Matter Industries
    MEC Ghana
  • Interactive session: Circular Library Network, Iceland
  • Closing and next steps


Moderator: Simon Clement, Head of Circular Economy, ICLEI Europe



Click here to participate in person in Brussels or click here to participate online.



CircularInvest (Inova+, Meta Group, ICLEI Europe, Circle Economy) 

DEFINITE-CCRI (ICLEI Europe, Bankers without Boundaries, NTUA, Circle Economy) 




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