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Jessica Long - Jessica Long

Jessica Long

Managing Director, Closed Loop Partners

Bio Current as of June 21, 2021

Jessica has over 20 years of experience helping organizations increase competitiveness and drive profitable growth while creating positive economic, environmental and societal impact. Jessica works with clients across a wide range of topics including circular economy, valuation and performance management, responsible business, ethical and responsible supply chains, traceability and transparency, resilient cities, climate action,
alternative energy solutions, innovative business models and partnerships, trust and digital responsibility. Clients include Fortune 500 companies, cross-sector coalitions, governments and non-profit organizations.

Jessica is currently Managing Director and Chief Strategy Officer at Closed Loop Partners, a NYC-based investment firm that provides equity and project finance to scale products, services and infrastructure at the forefront of the development of the circular economy. She works across the firm’s funds and its Center for the Circular Economy to accelerate financial returns and environmental impact for portfolio companies, limited partners and other stakeholders.

Jessica was previously a Managing Director with Accenture, leading their North America Sustainability & Responsible Business practice. She is a regular contributor to the World Economic Forum, Fortune and major industry publications, holds a United States patent and has received several awards, including the Inspiring Leader Award, Innovation Award and Inventor’s Award. She is a sought-after speaker on the topics of technology-enabled transformation, sustainable and purpose-driven business, cross-sector partnering and innovation for development. She is an author of several papers and studies, including the recently published book The Circular Economy Handbook: Realizing the Circular Advantage (www.circularadvantage.com)