ON COURSE

for brands & Retailers

On Course for Brands is an immersive training programme that enables brands and retailers to prepare their marketing, design, product development, sourcing and sustainability teams to transition to circularity.

MODULES

The training modules can be taken together, or separately. Each module is delivered as a full-day, in-person training at the participating organisation’s location or as a virtual workshop.
1
INTRODUCTION TO CIRCULARITY
Establishes a baseline knowledge of the circular economy and the circular textiles landscape across all teams. Provides a common framework and terminology.
Best for:
All teams
2
CIRCULAR DESIGN
Equips designers and product developers with an understanding of key circular design principles, fibres, related trade-offs and practically applies this knowledge to NoS styles.
Best for:
Design, merchandise and product development teams
3
BUSINESS MODEL INNOVATION
Showcases best practices to decision makers across teams to facilitate the identification of circular opportunities and co-creation of new business models.
Best for:
Strategy, finance, marketing, retail, sourcing and design teams
4
END OF USE
Maps the end of use of textiles and the opportunities for the reverse supply chain. Deep-dives into your brand's collection, as well as sorting and recycling technologies.
Best for:
Design, product development and strategy teams
5
CIRCULAR BRANDS
Explores the brand and business value of circularity and how to leverage the 7 key elements of the circular economy to attain a commercially viable circular vision.
Best for:
Strategy, marketing and design teams

What will you learn?

  • The environmental impact of clothing and the influence of decisions made at the design stage
  • How to design garments for circularity and reduce their environmental impact
  • How to think beyond recycling or take-back and delve into how to future-proof production systems by activating the supply chain for circularity
  • Best practices and technologies to boost product circularity within alternative business models
  • The complex end-of-life supply chain of textiles and how to best leverage it in order to close the loop
  • How to educate, engage and empower consumers, the suppliers in a circular value chain, on their journey to circularity and sustainability, and how this can improve the brand-consumer relationship in the long run
  • Tailored recommendations to direct next steps

Why join?

  • Engage your teams into circularity and sustainability through active and immersive education tools
  • Drive sustainable innovation and idea generation across key teams
  • Grow internal buy-in across all teams to drive circularity
  • Gain input for an actionable roadmap towards 2030 circularity targets.

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