Changing the game

Is circularity as a game changer for climate action – this question was discussed at a panel on 3rd December during COP 28, hosted by the UN Partnership for Action on Green Economy.

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Switch:COLAB at WCEF

Participants from the SwitchMed industry pilot projects in Morocco, exchanged on important lessons learnt from global projects on the circular economy, along with attendees from the EU-funded SWITCH2CE project and DG INTPA. Discover more.

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Skills for Circularity in Europe, Asia, Africa and the Mediterranean

The increasing importance of the circular economy will have a significant impact on the shape of jobs and competencies. Circular mindsets and skills must be addressed directly in the classroom, and this requires an investment in resources such as suitable training equipment, teacher training, resource libraries, and more. HOW? Find out at our event at EU Green Week. Learn how to register.

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WATCH the REPLAY: Increasing the circularity of fashion – WCEF 2022

What circular approaches can contribute to reducing the footprint of the textile and garment industry? while people bought 60% more garments in 2014 than in 2000, they only kept the clothes for half as long. Only 1% of material used to produce clothing is recycled into new clothing (globally). Reason enough for representatives from the European Commission, Circle Economy, research, and the textile industry to discuss the required technical, social, and business innovation, supported by policy, education and changes in production and consumption practices in the textile industry at the WCEF Acclerator Session. Watch the Replay.

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Catalysing policy change for Circular Economic Transition through local enterprises in East Africa

How can solutions my mirco and small enterprises create better policies, improved governance and social equality, across the fields of alternative energy, waste recycling, and ecosystem services? The EU co-funded Green Economy Coalition will illustrate experience of local green enterprises in East Africa that are already adapting and evolving towards circular and green production of goods and services.

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Increasing circularity of fashion

Take a deep dive into the textiles industry. The session will underscore the significance of the sector with its  significant proportion of carbon emission. Speaker will highlight the potential of circular business models and design to reduce the negative impacts of textile production. Find our more.

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Towards a more Sustainable, Digital and Circular Textile and Fashion Value Chain – Insights from circular textiles initiatives across EU and Africa

Listen to encouraging stories of innovative textile and clothing entrepreneurs who are already embracing circular approaches at the #EABF – the Europe Africa Business Forum. Join our online event that will discuss how fashion entrepreneurs and MSMEs in Africa can build more sustainable, resilient, and circular textile value chains. Get more information.

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