Policies & Frameworks

Circular economy is accelerating globally with countries, regions, and cities making commitments and developing their own policies, strategies, and action plans. The policies and frameworks selected reflect commitments to advance circularity; the status of procurement globally; and how circular procurement is being used to influence responsible consumption and production, and address policy issues like climate change.

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Sustainable Montreal 2016-2020

Montreal plans to innovate and demonstrate creativity to become models in their management practices and plans, policies, and programs by integrating sustainable development principles into all facets of their activities. Making the transition toward a green, circular...
Pan Canadian Framework on Clean Growth and Climate Change
Pan Canadian Framework on Clean Growth and Climate Change

This framework builds on leadership and actions taken individually and collectively by Canadian provinces and territories. It is a collective plan to grow the economy while reducing emissions and building resilience to adapt to a changing climate. The framework has...

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Ocean Plastics Charter
Ocean Plastics Charter

The Ocean’s Plastic Charter is a global collaboration of governments, businesses, and civil society organizations to commit to taking immediate and concrete action to address plastic waste. The charter lays out four measures to address end-of-life management of...

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