Here's how you can get involved:
APPAREL BRANDSIs your brand curious about circular business models and looking for practical direction, expertise and support on getting started? “Switching Gear” will run from September 2019 to January 2020 and we are currently onboarding 6 apparel brands.
Joining the project will equip your teams with the expertise and insight on circular economy and the design of circular business model pilots that drive commercial value and have a net positive impact, the leadership and innovation skills needed to engage and activate your team, as well as the network necessary to practically implement the designed pilot. The final brand selection will take place by July 2019. We would love to hear from you!
RECOMMERCE AND RENTAL INNOVATORS AND EXPERTS
Are you:+ An innovator whose business proposition supports the implementation of circular business models; + A frontrunning brand already running pilots or commercial scale recommerce or renting or; + An expert willing to contribute relevant knowledge or resources in fields such as business analysis, legal, finance, storytelling or psychology?
The Switching Gear Enabling Network will be carefully curated to include over 50 relevant stakeholders that are needed to scale rental and recommerce business models in the apparel industry. Joining the network will give you access to networking, knowledge building and exposure opportunities to support the development and scaling of your companies value proposition, innovation or new business model in the market. We would love to hear from you!
Switching Gear is an initiative supported by C&A Foundation and driven by Circle Economy.