Intesa Sanpaolo Group, as member of the Circular Economy Finance Expert Group promoted by the European Commission, contributed to the recent publication of the report Categorisation system for the Circular Economy.

The aim of this work  is to overcome the current lack of a shared and inclusive methodology to measure circularity, thus enabling the scale up of Circular Economy financing. The document contains a sector-agnostic categorisation system, including criteria and assessing guidelines, and is intended to contribute to the EU Platform for Sustainable Finance.

INTESA SANPAOLO INNOVATION CENTER, is a very active member of the Regional Stakeholder Group of CircPro Italian partners;

it represents the innovation center of one of the main Italian banking groups dedicated to the investigation of new financial frontiers and strategies to accelerate the development of Italian companies, with particular regard to the mega trends of our society: Industry 4.0 and Circular Economy; it also supports the “Cities and the Circular Economy for Food” initiative led by the Ellen MacArthur Foundation of which Intesa San Paolo Bank Group is member as Financial Services Global Partner.