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Blog: How can we create a strong regulatory framework for circular fashion?

  • March 6, 2020
To foster circular fashion in Europe, a regulatory framework is needed that provides harmonised transparency, traceability, verification and market surveillance. These boundary conditions can only be established by government policies including expanding the Ecodesign directive, revising national end-of-waste criteria and banning incinerating and landfilling unsold clothes.
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Blog: Five economic incentives that can revolutionise the fashion sector

  • February 5, 2020
The overall intention of economic incentives, such as CO2 pricing, is to solve a major market failure in our economy: external costs along the value chain resulting from placing products on the market are not included in the price. Capturing these impacts by “true pricing” will make circular fashion and services cheaper and fast fashion more expensive.
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Blog: Five ways innovation policies can accelerate circular fashion

  • January 14, 2020
Innovation policies can accelerate circular business in the fashion industry. They can not only help but are in fact indispensible for the transition to a low-carbon circular economy. Effective ones will accelerate the new regime and destabilise the old one, fostering a better response to social and environmental challenges.
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Paper: What is needed to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals?

  • November 15, 2019
To obtain all Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), tough interventions are needed that address the problems head-on. Only the transition to a circular economy can create the required systems change. A new Ecopreneur.eu paper explains how the SDGs and circular economy are connected and what measures are needed.
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