Market Size And Forecast: Circular Economy Digital Solutions 2021-2027 (Global)

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Executive Summary

This report helps software vendors, corporates and investors better understand the current and future state of the circular economy solutions market. Solutions in this market enable greater circularity by targeting the product design phase, data transfer through the supply chain, extended producer responsibility beyond manufacturing, and efficient recycling and reuse of products to extend product life cycles and minimize waste. The Verdantix market size and forecast model incorporates analysis of different market drivers, disclosed and estimated revenues from solutions providers, and supporting data from the 2022 Verdantix ESG and sustainability corporate survey, to forecast the market growth by region to 2027. The market in 2021 was worth $468 million and is forecast to grow to over $1.7 billion by 2027, at a CAGR of 27%.

Table of contents

Emerging Regulations Are Set To Drive Growth In Circular Economy Digital Solutions, Despite Economic Headwinds
Market Size Data Reflect Circular Economy Digital Solution Revenues And Current Trends
The Circular Economy Digital Solutions Market Was Worth $468 Million In 2021
New Regulatory Drivers Will Increase Spending Over The Next Five Years
Sustainability Commitments And Shifting Customer Preferences Support Market Growth
The Circular Economy Solutions Market Will Reach $1.7 Billion In 2027

Table of figures

Figure 1. Verdantix Market Size And Forecast Methodology
Figure 2. Buying Concepts For The Circular Economy Digital Solutions Market
Figure 3. 2021 Circular Economy Digital Solutions Spend By Region
Figure 4. 2021 Circular Economy Digital Solutions Spend By Industry
Figure 5. Key Regulations For The Circular Economy And Relevant Sub-Industries
Figure 6. Key Components Of The EU Circular Economy Action Plan
Figure 7. Circular Economy Digital Solutions Forecast By Region 2021-2027

About the authors

Guy Lewis

Industry Analyst
Guy is an Industry Analyst in the Verdantix ESG & Sustainability practice. He currently leads research on circular economy software and services and supports research across several other ESG and sustainability themes. Prior to joining Verdantix, Guy was an energy specialist helping to optimize member experience, through which he gained knowledge of both operations and smart technologies. Guy holds a BA in Geography from the University of Manchester, with a placement year at the University of Queensland.

Kim Knickle

Research Director, ESG & Sustainability
Kimberly Knickle is Research Director of the ESG & Sustainability practice at Verdantix. Her research areas encompass ESG regulations and reporting, ESG risk, supply chain sustainability, circular economy, social impact, and sustainable finance. Kim has worked for more than 20 years in the IT industry, providing research and analysis to help companies invest wisely in new technologies. Before joining the analyst industry, she held various roles in IT services, engineering and product safety testing, beginning her career at Underwriters Laboratories, Inc. Kim holds an MBA from Boston University and a BS in Electrical Engineering from Cornell.

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