Z for Zero-waste strategy – A-Z of impact investing

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... Zero-waste strategy – applies to allocating economic resources to projects, organisations or businesses that reduce waste generation and promote a circular economy. These strategies focus on reusing and recycling materials to reduce the maximum environmental impact and conserve natural resources. Investing in this strategy contributes to sustainable waste management and promotes resource-efficient techniques.

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A for Additionality
C for Concessionary 
D for Double materiality 
E for ESG
F for Fiduciary duty 
G for Green bonds
H for Hydrogen
I for Intentionality
J for Just transition
K for Key performance indicators
L for Low carbon 
M for Measurement
N for Natural capital
O for Outcomes 
P for Paris Agreement
Q for Qualitative Impact Assessment Protocol
R for Responsible investment
S for Sustainable development goals
T for Triple bottom line
U for Underserved communities V for Vocational training
V for Vocational training 
W for Water access 
Y for Youth empowerment