Companies have their roles cut out at the organisational level itself to be able to push for a transformational change towards circularity.

From designing products with sustainability as a top priority to reducing water use in the manufacturing stage and cutting back emissions when products are shipped and delivered globally, every company in the apparel, footwear, and textile industry has an opportunity to improve their sustainable practices. Working towards a circular business model—making sure that any product created does not harm the planet—can set up a business for success both sustainably and economically.

If we work together to prioritise sustainability and circular practices, we can fundamentally change how the industry operates and curb the impacts of climate change. We can give future generations a fighting chance to flourish on our planet.

When the entire industry collaborates to make improvements at global scale, we will see systemic changes take hold, just like we are seeing the world come together to defeat COVID-19. By working together, we can create a sustainable industry, one that protects and restores the natural resources we need and supports the well-being of people and the planet. Here are some examples of how companies are setting bold goals, this time through collaborations:

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