European Union

15 November 2023

A Policy Framework for the Circular Economy to Achieve Sustainability

The circular economy (CE) is seen as more environmentally-friendly and in some ways better fits the imperatives of the United Nations Sustainable Goals. Professor Kris HARTLEY, Assistant Professor in CityU’s Department of Public and International Affairs, conducted a study to fill a CE research gap by introducing a policy framework for CE that includes over 100 policy instruments. The article is part of Kris’s broader research agenda to understand new public policy models for 21st century challenges.