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Progress made, but acceleration needed to meet targets on plastic waste and pollution

Today, with the UN Environment Programme (UNEP), we have published the second annual New Plastics Economy Global Commitment Progress report. The report shows that much more must be done, and at greater speed, to achieve the 2025 targets and tackle plastic pollution. This includes ambitious reduction targets, and the creation of an international framework on plastic pollution.
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Circular economy and the Covid-19 recovery – outlining the opportunities for a circular, low-carbon economic recovery
Our new paper illustrates how policymakers can pave the way towards a low-carbon and prosperous Covid-19 recovery. As part of this, the paper highlights 10 circular investment opportunities across five key sectors: the built environmentmobilityplastic packagingfood, and fashion. It sets out to help enable the transition to a future that delivers economic, environmental, and societal benefits, while mitigating the risk of future crises.
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Circulytics 2.0 — helping businesses create strategies for better growth


We’re excited to introduce the new and improved version of our award-winning circular economy performance measurement tool. Among other things, it provides more informative results and a clearer, more comprehensive picture of an organisation’s circularity. It is easier to use, and translated into Chinese, Spanish, and Portuguese — making the tool available to more companies globally. Find out how Circulytics could benefit your business.


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Foundation’s new video tells the story behind the Jeans Redesign


The Story of the Jeans Redesign gives an insight from those at the heart of the fashion industry on their journey to creating circular jeans. Kelly Slater, Evet Sanchez, Marina Testino, and Thania Peck feature alongside brands Tommy Hilfiger and Weekday, and manufacturer Hirdaramani to reveal what’s really different about these jeans compared to the ones we wear today.


Find out more about the Jeans Redesign