Resource Library

We are committed to transparency, collaboration and sharing what we learn. By publishing open-source circular apparel tools, guides, reports and thought leadership pieces, we invite everyone from designers and material suppliers to manufacturers and customers to learn more about how they can embrace and contribute to a Good Fashion future.

Coming Full Circle - Chemical Recycling Report

This report outlines the key issues currently facing the man-made cellulosic fibre industry, as well as laying out the vision for a more sustainable and circular system. The opportunity for chemical recycling technologies to assist in this transition is significant; however, there are persistent barriers which must be overcome. Consortium projects, such as the Full Circles Textiles Project, are a key enabler in the scaling of innovation – bringing the relevant stakeholders together to validate technologies and initiate long-standing partnerships.

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The Future of Circular Fashion

The “Future of Circular Fashion” report, which explores the financial viability of circular business models in the fashion industry. The study assesses three different models – Rental,  Subscription-Rental and Recommerce, across four market segments – Value, Mid-Market, Premium and Luxury.

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Wastewater Treatment Pilot Report

The fashion industry contributes 20% of industrial water pollution. With a high water footprint, massive chemical use and atmospheric, water and greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, dyehouse operations are the most environmentally damaging component of the apparel supply chain. This report covers learnings from a multi-stakeholder pilot testing the disruptive wastewater treatment solution of one of innovators, Seachange Technologies.

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C2C Certified™ Guides

Resources to help you get started with your first C2C Certified™ project including our full C2C Certified™ How-To Guide, the full Assessed Materials Almanac, our full C2C Certified™ Denim Guide and more.

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Financing the Transformation in the Fashion Industry

Disruptive solutions can offer major leaps forward toward circularity and the opportunities to invest and scale them within the industry are vast. ‘Financing the Transformation in the Fashion Industry: Unlocking Investment to Scale Innovation’ provides powerful insights and a clear call to action for all players to collaboratively drive innovation.

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Investing in Textile Innovation Report

Our latest report which looks at the opportunities for investors in the textile and apparel ecosystem.

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Tracing Organic Cotton from Farm to Consumer

Key findings from the Organic Cotton Traceability pilot using on-product markers and blockchain solutions – a joint effort between Fashion for Good, C&A Foundation and the Organic Cotton Accelerator, with support from C&A, Kering, PVH Corp. and Zalando SE, in-field testing from Pratibha Syntex Ltd. and Bext360 as the leading technical partner.

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Good Fashion Commitment Template

As part of the Fashion for Good Experience we collect ‘Good Fashion’ commitments from our visitors. Here is a free downloadable pdf that you can print out to collect commitments of your own – whether with school groups, sustainable fashion events, or something else. We’d love to see the commitments you collect – take a photo and tag us on instagram, twitter or facebook if you’d like to share them with us!

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Polybags in the Fashion Industry

Polybags are the ubiquitous packaging of the fashion industry – something that unites brands small and large, from sportswear to luxury, to fast fashion retailers. Based on the current landscape, this report identifies 5 key things that brands and retailers can work on right now to reach a more sustainable polybag packaging future.

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Safermade Report

The “Safer Chemistry Innovation in the Textile and Apparel Industry” report in which we evaluate the role various harmful chemicals have in the production of textiles and apparel and identify five key Innovation Areas. We offer insights to accelerate the adoption of new safer technologies, and highlight the work of over a hundred young innovative companies.

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Thought Leadership

Access to our thoughts on the future of sustainable fashion, systems thinking and collective action

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The Five Goods

An overview of the Five Goods framework, industry facts.  why we need to shift and examples from a range of global organisations putting the Five Goods into practice.

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