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...
Circular Flanders. Together Towards a Circular Economy
Circular Flanders. Together Towards a Circular Economy

This publication introduces the operation of Flanders' unique partnership between governments, companies, civil society organisations, and knowledge institutions. It demonstrates how national and international governments are implementing the circular economy and...

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Roadmap towards the Circular Economy in Slovenia
Roadmap towards the Circular Economy in Slovenia

The circular economy is one of Slovenia's strategic development priorities and is closely tied to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The roadmap's primary goal is to improve the quality of life for everyone. It includes a process to identify and collect a wide...

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Päijät-Häme Roadmap Towards a Circular Economy
Päijät-Häme Roadmap Towards a Circular Economy

The Päijät-Häme roadmap towards a circular economy describes regional goals and actions to help achieve their vision of being a successful resource efficient region in 2030. The roadmap has five themes with goals and actions set for each.

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