Sustainability and Circularity in the Textile Value Chain

The report aims to map the textile value chain to identify key environmental and socio-economic impacts along the value chain, takes stock of existing initiatives working to address them, and identifies priority actions to move towards more sustainability and circularity.  

The Long View: Exploring Product Lifetime Extension

The report aims to provide recommendations on the opportunities available to consumers, private sector and especially governments, of developed and developing economies, to fight against planned obsolescence and address product lifetime extension.  

New business models for circularity

The manual introduces a methodology for the implementation of eco-innovation within SMEs in developing and emerging economies, to inform, guide and support manufacturing companies to improve their sustainability performance as a strategy for developing new business models.  

Re-defining Value – The Manufacturing Revolution

The report connects the potential for resource efficiency, via circular economy and the processes that retain product value within the systems. It is one of the first to quantify the current-state and potential impacts associated with the inclusion of value-retention processes within industrial economic systems.