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...
Environment Program 2017-2021
Environment Program 2017-2021

Stockholm County Council seventh environment programme aims to reduce environmental impacts and ensure sustainable development. The programme centres on putting people first, protecting the environment and fostering a healthy economy. Stockholm City Council is also...

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The National SCP Blueprint 2016-2030
The National SCP Blueprint 2016-2030

The blueprint provides direction on how the concept of gaining more through less can deliver green growth in sustainable production and consumption. It also builds on existing efforts and aligns with national policies, including the Eleventh Malaysia Plan and...

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Finnish road map to a circular economy 2016-2025
Finnish road map to a circular economy 2016-2025

Finland's circular economy road map describes the actions that can accelerate the transfer to a competitive circular economy. It highlights best practices and pilots that can be easily replicated and provide added value on a national scale. The Finnish government aims...

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Circular Cities: The Copenhagen Model
Circular Cities: The Copenhagen Model

Resource efficiency is an initiative within the Regional Growth and Development Strategy of the Capital Region of Denmark. ‚ÄčIn the coming years, local authorities, businesses and knowledge institutions will become equipped to seize the growth and development...

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