This Cirkla Modo’s Library section shows cross-sectoral reports and documents published on the topic of circular fashion and sustainability, which could support on the understanding of this broad new perspective.
Threading the Needle by Textile Exchange and KPMG LLP showing how to integrate the SDGs into business core and supply chains in the textile, retail and apparel industry.
Used Textile Collection in European Cities by ECAP on how to increase used clothing collection, re-use and recycling in cities.
Resale Report 2018 developed by ThredUp on the future of second-hand fashion.
The Pulse of the Fashion Industry report is available online, by Global Fashion Agenda & The Boston Consulting Group
Emerging Material Innovators Report by Fashion Positive and H&M Foundation
CEO Agenda 2018 – seven sustainability priorities for fashion industry leaders, by Global Fashion Agenda
Measuring Fashion: Insights from the Environmental Impact of the Global Apparel and Footwear Industries study – by the Climate Works Foundation / Quantis
Dirty Fashion & Dirty Fashion revisited spotlight on the polluting viscose process – by Change Markets Foundation
Developments in global markets for used textiles and implications for reuse and recycling by Mistra Future Fashion
Changing fashion: The clothing and textile industry at the brink of radical transformation, by WWF.
Mapping clothing impacts in Europe: the environmental cost, by WRAP on ECAP – European Clothing Action Plan
The Circularity Gap Report – with a self explained name, by Circle Economy
The Second Hand Effect on the reduction on emissions footprint through second-hand purchases – developed by IVL Swedish Environmental Research Institute for Schibsted.
The next stop for the apparel sourcing caravan – by Mckinsey on our possible next-manufacturer countries to the fashion and what role digitalization plays.
The State of Fashion 2018 – a comprehensive view of the fashion industry from Business of Fashion and McKinsey & Company.
Circular Transitions Proceedings – a compilation of papers from the Mistra Future Fashion Conference on Textile Design and the Circular Economy.
A new textiles economy: redesigning fashion’s future – a Circular Fibres Initiative from Ellen McArthur Foundation.
Fashion at the Crossroads – from Greenpeace, on the review of initiatives to slow and close the loop in the fashion industry. Other related documents from Greenpeace are also: Timeout for Fast Fashion – from dirty production, to trends, to trash; and After the Binge, the hangover – about our consumption and insights into the minds of clothing consumers.
Valuing our Cloths: the cost of UK fashion – a WRAP report looking at the environmental impact of the whole journey of clothing.
Dirty Fashion – from Changing Markets Foundation on the viscose process.
The Sustainable Clothing Guide – helping brands and retailers to enhance the durability and quality of the clothing they produce – from WRAP
Microplastics shedding from polyester fabrics – from Mistra Future Fashion, evaluating whether the shedding of microplastics from different types of polyester fabric is dependent on construction parameters.
Corporate Sustainability at a Crossroads – from MIT Sloan Management Review and the Boston Consulting Group, presenting eight key factors that determine a company’s sustainability success.
Pulse of Fashion Industry – Global Fashion Agenda & The Boston Consulting Group.
Fashion focus: the fundamental right to a living wage – first report on wages in the global fashion industry. The Circle NGO.
C2C Certified How-To Guide handbook – a guide developed in collaboration between Cradle 2 Cradle and Fashion for Good.
Trend report: Future of sustainable fashion – H&M Foundation & Accenture
The Circular Fashion Framework 1.0 – soon to be released.
Circular Economy Publications – from Ellen MacArthur Foundation.
The State of Fashion 2017 – BoF and McKinsey & Company’s in-depth report on the global fashion industry.
Towards a 4th Industrial Revolution of Textiles and Clothing – a Strategic Innovation and Research Agenda for the European Textile and Clothing Industry, from ETP Fibre Textiles Clothing.
Natural Capital Protocol – Natural Capital Coalition
Critical Aspects in Design for Fiber-to-Fiber recycling of Textiles – Mistra Future Fashion report.
10 Step Guide to Creating a Financeable Circular Business – Case Study from Circle Economy.
Textiles Market Situation Report -in-depth information on the latest economic, market and regulatory trends affecting the capture and recycling of key recovered materials, WRAP.
Transition to Transformation in Fashion Education for Sustainability – Dilys Williams, Centre for Sustainable Fashion.
2015 and prior…
Colour of Fashion Handbook – an introduction to natural dyeing for students and educators, Centre for Sustainable Fashion, 2015.
Towards the Circular Economy: Accelerating the scale-up across global supply chains – World Economic Forum prepared in collaboration with the Ellen MacArthur Foundation and McKinsey & Company, 2014.