Credible Benchmarking of Sustainability Standards

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To achieve more responsible and sustainable supply chains, governments and companies are using a range of voluntary standards or similar business tools. However, not all sustainability standards, certifications and supply chain tools are equal. To ensure ef...

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Prevention of Textile Waste in the Nordic Region

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Useful for policymakers and researchers wishing to map flows of new and used textile flows as a first step in developing textile circularity policy. Overview of new and used textiles in three Nordic countries (Denmark, Finland and Sweden) and first proposa...

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EPR systems and new business models for increasing...

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Of interest to brands and start-ups looking to adopt circular business models, and policymakers interested in encouraging circularity. A deep dive analysis of Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) systems and green business models that increase product ci...

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CIRC-PACK: Towards circular economy in the packaging...

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CIRC-PACK aims to transform plastic packaging waste into a resource by developing a more sustainable bio-based and recyclable plastics for the manufacturing of trays, bottles, coffee capsules, jars, films, pallets, new types of multilayer and multi-material pa...

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Social impact of the Collaborative Consumption

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"COLLABORATION OR BUSINESS? From value for users to a society with values" Carpooling, P2P accommodation, repair cafés, bartering networks, social eating and micro-task sites are just some of the Collaborative Consumption activities. The true value of the...

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Food for Us: Capacity building through research, and...

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This project involves the development and trial of a mobile phone application to trade surplus food from farms and develop a community of practice around the issue of food waste through transformative learning. Phase 1 of the project (funded by the UN's One Pl...

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Establishment and Implementation of Green Public...

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Government spending accounts up to 15% of a country's gross domestic product. Such amount can greatly influence the consumption and production trends and increase the demand for green products. The project aims to pilot test the integration of sustainable cons...

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