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Global leaders pledge to build back better with the circular economy

Policymakers, CEOs, and other influential individuals have signed the Foundation's statement highlighting the circular economy as a solution to build back better in response to the economic impact of the coronavirus pandemic.

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Royal Society of Arts celebrates new generation of socially conscious designers

The Royal Society of Arts has announced the winners of the 96th RSA Student Design Awards. Two design students took first prize in the category of Make Fashion Circular and Moving Pictures, supported by players of People’s Postcode Lottery through funding awarded by Postcode Dream Trust, and the Ellen MacArthur Foundation.

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New study highlights the environmental savings of buying pre-owned fashion

Farfetch, a Make Fashion Circular participant, recently released a study stating that 65% of secondhand clothing purchases in the US and UK prevented the purchase of something new. These findings support the idea that the secondhand market can reduce the overall consumption of new goods — as well as suggesting that there's room for more growth in that approach to purchasing.

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Catch up on what you've missed

Play back some of our recent livestreams, webinars, and workshops you might have missed:

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Case study: The EU’s Circular Economy Action Plan
The European Union is recognised as a global leader in the circular economy policymaking, but what's the story behind it, and what role did the Circular Economy Action Plan play in the evolution of European policymaking?
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Our new Q&A series talks to IKEA about employing circular economy solutions
IKEA's Chief Sustainability Officer explains why the circular economy is the way forward.
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Explore the Circular Economy podcast
We proudly bring you a podcast about a new way to design, make, and use things, and how we can build an economy that's fit for the 21st century.
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Artist in Residence stays for two more months
Emma Hislop will continue to explore the circular economy through different lenses.
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