International Journal of Markets and Business Systems
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Fashion Industry & Sustainability: Building a circular economy, and cooperation among stakeholders. by Valentina Raimondi Abstract: The big impact in terms of pollution and waste of fashion industry led us focus on going more in deep in the research of which sustainable actions can be followed by companies, consumers and Government.
The world's population is growing, and the supply of crucial raw materials is limited. Extracting and using raw materials has a big impact on the environment. It will be very important in social and environmental terms starting to adopt seriously Circular Model Systems, for companies first, in order to better control different aspects and stages of design, production and distribution.
Circular Economy System has interesting advantages instead of Linear Economy System one but still is not a perfect model. Today we do not have examples of existing perfect Circular Economy systems. There are imperfections and wastes in the whole system. It is possible to say that Circular Economy system may not be never perfect, but it is possible to work on improvements. The aim of this research is to remark importance of cooperation among political system, companies system and consumer perspective, in order to improve efforts in adopting circular economy systems and innovations, with a special focus on fashion industry. Keywords: (Fashion Insdustry; sustainability; sustainable actions; circular economy; improve savings; continuous improvements in innovation and research; survey; consumer perspectives; cooperation among stakeholders; cooperation).